Skip to Main Content
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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


Shape the future of IBM!

We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


Search existing ideas

Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


Post your ideas

Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


ADD A NEW IDEA

FILTER BY CATEGORY

BLU Acceleration

Showing 28

Temporal table support for column-organized tables

Currently, a column-organized table cannot be a temporal table because a PERIOD SYSTEM_TIME or PERIOD BUSINESS_TIME declaration is not supported in column-organized tables. This prohibits temporal data management with BLU. We request that column-o...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Excessive DBHEAP by BLU compression dictionaries

In current design, when SQL statement accesses a table, the compression and expansion dictionaries of that table will be read into DBHEAP and kept there until database deactivation. For column-based table, the memory consumption may up to 100MB. i...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Support codepage GBK for DB2 BLU

As of DB2 for LUW Version 10.5 Fixpack 7, DB2 BLU still doesn't support non-unicode database, e.g. GBK. We need DB2 BLU to support database in codepage GBK, so that Chinese characters can be internally stored in double-byte, otherwise a data page ...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

BLU CDE Online REORG

Currently BLU CDE tables only have the RECLAIM EXTENTS option of REORG enabled. This does not physically move rows and therefore REORG cannot reclaim extents unless 100% of the rows in an extent have been deleted (via deletes or BLU updates). Also...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 4 Future consideration

Re-build synopsis statistics in BLU

Provide a function to rebuild the synopsis table metadata online/offline to improve query performance.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Improve performance of DB2 BLU SQL with the GROUP BY subquery

Our customer newly built the DWH system using DB2 BLU.But certain SQL's performance is extremely bad.Problem SQLs are with the GROUP BY subquery and the SET clause subselect.STSC says it‘s a matter of architecture, not a problem and they offered...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Planned for future release

BLU should tolerate Tools and Applications which are currently not BLU-aware

We currently employ with the introduction of db2 v10.5 BLU for our DWH. Our plan is to store almost all data in columns store. Just in exceptional cases tables should be stored row oriented. That's why we have set the registry variable DB2_WORKLOA...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Not under consideration

Support XA transactions on column-organized tables

We have a main DW database on DB2 for z/OS and a Datamart on DB2 for LUW. Some tables on both z/OS and LUW are populated using Cobol programs which are submitted from the mainframe. We want to convert the Datamart on DB2 LUW to BLU, but the Cobol ...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration