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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

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Removing LDAP Dependency to migrate IGC to IKG

The proposed enhancement aims to remove the constraint within the migration tool, eliminating the requirement for both the source and destination systems to be connected to the same LDAP. This flexibility is particularly beneficial for clients in ...
29 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists

Multi-byte character support for importing governance deliverables

This may have already been posted by anyone, but I am posting this because I searched and could not find it. Regarding importing governance deliverables from csv files, when I imported a file with Japanese input, the text was garbled.So I would li...
about 2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Functionality already exists

Use an AI Assistant to rewrite obsolete COBOL applications

Cleanly rewrite old, more or less monolithic COBOL code to improve the maintainability of COBOL applications.
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Functionality already exists

Add SET CURRENT QUERY ACCELERATION WAITFORDATA setting into Profile Table in Db2 for z/OS

When Waitfordata setting is required for HTAP queries in IDAA for dynamic SQLs, waitfordata should be defined either in zPARM or as a register setting in application before the SQL statement which requires application change. It would be better to...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

Delete functionality in the import specifications in Controller Web

It would be useful to have the delete functionality in the import specifications of Controller Web, similar as it is available in Controller Client.
4 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 2 Functionality already exists

The ability to apply the DB2 Connect Unlimited Licence directly on zOS

It would be useful for DB2 sysprogs to be able to apply the DB2 Connect Unlimited Licence to a database natively on zOS without the need to install the runtime client and run the db2connectactivate utility.
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Functionality already exists

An environmental variable that sets the database to use "Enforced" as a default for constraints.

For some shops, constraints are always created as "Enforced". This used to be the default behavior, but the default behavior was changed to "Not Enforced" in Db2 V11.Creating an environmental variable would allow the teams to choose the default be...
5 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Functionality already exists

Clean left over job's daemon processes after job res finished

We have several workflows that the job script can run tools that will spawn processes in the backgroup or as daemons that will stay active once the job script ends. Since the job script ends, res will end with the exit code of the job script, but ...
5 months ago in Spectrum LSF / Other 3 Functionality already exists

Self-signed certificate or no certificate for compute nodes

This is for Sym 7.3.1 or later versions. We need to have TLS enabled for all the communications in order to run Symphony in AWS securely. All the management nodes and masters will have a proper signed certificate. Communications to mgmt nodes and ...
5 months ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.3 1 Functionality already exists

CP4D WKC DQ Output Links

While creating DQ rules with external binding, I would like to have the possibility to include additional columns in the output links. Currently, functionality is only supported for output table.
6 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists