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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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.

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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/


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Restore database to another Db2 server with different endianness

My customer is using RHEL Big Endian Linux on PPC and Db2 10.5 which is end of support April 30, 2020. They have no option but to migrate to RHEL Little Endian. They cannot simply backup and restore the database and are looking at using Db2move wh...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 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

use a datamodule in Event Studio

IBM Cognos Event Studio works with source items that were defined in an IBM Cognos Framework Manager model and published as a package. We need that IBM Cognos Event Studio works also with Data Modules.
over 2 years ago in Cognos Analytics 5 Future consideration

DB2 LUW: Intra-tablespace parallelism

Db2 V9.7 FP2: Intra-tablespace parallelism can reduce elapsed time for backups Starting in Version 9.7 Fix Pack 2, intra-tablespace parallelism was introduced and can be used during backups other than delta and incremental backups. Intra-tablespac...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2

}ApplicationSecurity blank means NONE

At the moment, }CubeSecurity, }DimensionSecurity, }ElementSecurity_XXX, and even }CellSecurity, blank is NONE, or no access. However, for }ApplicationSecurity, it is requiring administrator to populate NONE in order to make the application no acce...
about 2 years ago in Planning Analytics 7 Not under consideration

Choose hierarchy in PAx Subset Editor (the same as in PAW)

In PAW when using Subset Editor user can select and change hierarchy, but in PAx this option is disable.
almost 3 years ago in Planning Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Sorting of Month Name in Cognos Analytics Dashboard

In Dashboards of Cognos Analytics when Month Data Item is used with any visualization by default it is sorted in ascending(Alphabetic order) such as (Apr, Aug, Dec, Feb….Sep) but this is incorrect
about 3 years ago in Cognos Analytics 4 Planned for future release

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication product...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

Scheduling Reports

Now you have the possibility to schedule one report with one schedule rule. My suggestions is to create a multiple schedule for one report. My suggestion to resolve this problem is with an option of multiple schedules and with this two options: - ...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Dashboards to handle prompt macros from FM packages

Some framework models use prompt macro's in the query subjects for filtering and security purposes. These do not work properly in dashboarding. #prompt()# works in the dashboard page but if you put a data item in the filters section at the top of ...
about 4 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release