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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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HPL jobs freeze when changing index setting

Problem description and business impact When HPL is used to load a table with indexes, it does a set indexes filtering before the loading of the table and does a set indexes enable after the loading. If I have 1000 tables to load, what I would rat...
almost 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Richiesta sviluppo connettore IBM infosphere datastage 11.x verso Oracle ESSBASE versione

Si richiede la realizzazione del connettore IBM infosphere datastage 11.x verso Oracle ESSBASE versione L'attuale connessione funzionava con le versioni Datastage 9.1.2 e ESSBASE, benché non certificata. Sullo stesso ambiente D...
almost 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

IBM to support SiteMinder on InformationServer

We have a requirement to implement Single Sign on for IBM Infosphere suite of products. IBM does not support Siteminder as a single sign on solution for IBM information server(IIS) . We opened a PMR with IBM and also discussed with IBM expertise u...
almost 6 years ago in Information Server 0 Not under consideration

Exporting to xlsm file

To be able to export to a macro version of Excel (xlsm)
almost 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Ability to connect from DSX to HDFS from Biginsights directly using URL hdfs://

Ability to connect to biginsights cluster with spark apis likesc.textFile("hdfs://:8020/tmp/testdata.txt") At moment, Biginsights on cloud doesn't allow remote connection like above from Data science experience.
almost 6 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration

LSF Session scheduler support on linux-aarch64

We are using LSF 10.1 session scheduler on our linux-x86_64 compute nodes, and wish to also use the session scheduler on our linux-aarch64 nodes, but it seems to not be available yet ? Can we please request the session scheduler is ported to the l...
almost 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 1 Not under consideration

Develop LUA procedures in...

No description provided
almost 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration

SPSS Connectivity to MS SSAS

We need the ability to analyse data from Microsoft SQL Server Analysis Services (SSAS). No ability to connect to the MS OLEDB data source exists. The particular instance we are interested in connecting to is configured in tabular mode and so uses ...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Tolerance for system clock backward in DPF

The system clock may be changed forward, then be changed back. Some IUD operations fail in a DPF database if the time difference between the forward point and backward point is greater than the value specified by dbm parameter MAX_TIME_DIFF. Hope ...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Non Alphanumeric characters in MEMIDENT

As memident holds source system identifiers we have encountered rejections/issues with source systems that utilise special characters in unique identifiers for a record. We would like to enhance out of the box behaviour to support special characters
about 6 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration