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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Alert or Threshold Based on Number of Execution of SQL Query

We have noticed that customer is facing database failover issue when number of execution of any one query is very high which is utilizing all of the system resources. Is there any feasiblity of creating alert/threshold on number of execution of qu...
1 day ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Under review

DV dashboard page loading response time shall not exceed 5 seconds for 90% of the time

Dashboard page loading performance benchmark of customer is 5 seconds for 90% of the time. Current DV dashboard page loading time is 3 times in customer's cluster. First, it can help to improve the user experience by providing quick access to the ...
1 day ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

DMC stats event monitoring needs to consider built-in wlm_collect_int

DMC WLM Statistics collection is completely independent of wlm_connect_int built-in functionality. This behavior is not ideal, as the database could have been configured for that already, and the final result is that you end up with 2 independent ...
2 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Need an APAR to fix the version mismatch in QMF V12.2

Hello Team, After the QMF v12.2 upgrade still the Home screen of the QMF tool shows as V12.1 only. When I checked with GSD team they said that IBM Labs had decided to keep the FMIDs of both the products same. Because of this we are not able to see...
2 days ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Optimizer does not use HIGH2KEY/LOW2KEY for columns with COLCARD 1

Optimization issue if a business_time_oriented table has only one row. In syscat.columns the content of the business_time columns are detected (high2key, low2key) but the value can not be found in the distribution statistics. This leads default fi...
7 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Modify redirected recovery to recover FROM tablespace where you can SELECT/UNLOAD and not require RECOVERAUTH.

The relatively new Db2 utility enhancement of redirected recovery is very useful When recovering a target tablespace from another tablespace one must essentially have database RECOVERAUTH on the source tablespace and the target tablespace. (please...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

a new parameter to control to force MIPStart if the variables are feasible

CPLEX choose to use MIPStart or not accoring to the heuristic. But sometimes the user think MIPStart values as particular variables is the best way to solve the problem. So we’d like to request a new parameter to control to force MIPStart if the v...

There is no method to quickly get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image

It is not possible to get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image without first restoring the image or by using 'db2ckbkp -l' but it is also too long as it has to read the entire backup image (this can be long if the image is stored on TSM /...
7 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Submitted

About Notebook Data Lineage

My customer uses the Watson Studio's Notebook. Currently, it is not possible to visually see the relationships between the data and models used in the Notebook. They want to "automatically" visualize the relationships(lineage) between the data and...
10 days ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio on Cloud 0 Submitted

Reorg Index functionality should allow parallel partition processing of a multi-part selection as per Reorg Tablespace.

It is best practice to minimise the exposure of mission critical application workload to the impact of reorg drain activity. It is best practice to minimise the cpu, i/o and elapse time of database maintenance activity which is often restricted to...
about 21 hours ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted