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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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Allow application of parameters from one time series to another series

IBM Services is working with a client and wants to implement something in Predictive Maintenance and Quality that requires being able to take model coefficient values from a model fitted to a series and use thos to create forecasts for a differenc...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Functionality already exists

stop use of LONG RAW data type in Oracle content store

For many years now Oracle has been recommending that LOB data types should be used instead of LONG. LONG RAW is used NC_JOBQUEUE.JOB. Use of LONG RAW complicates database administration, for example relocation and space management. http://docs.ora...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

SQLCODE doesn't provide useful information when performing a SELECT on a DB2 table with Row Access Control implemented

We are planning to use ' Row access control' in DB2 as a solution to share some tables, but giving end-users/processes access only to the data they are allowed to see. We have found it really easy to implement (with the built-in function VERIFY_GR...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Single Sign-On from SPSS Modeler to IBM Cognos

Currently, when using the IBM Cognos BI node it is necessary to provide Cognos gateway URI, namespace, user name and password to login to the Cognos environment. This is a manual logon process. There are other Non-Browser/SDK based clients (e.g. F...
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Use Filter item + displayitem from Framework Model in Workspace Advanced

The options in Frameworkmanager Use filter item and Use Display Item for QueryItems is not respected by Workspace Advanced. WSA always fitlers on the Queryitem itself.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

DBM parameter just for DB2diag file

Currently we have db2diag files as part of dbm parameter (DIAGPATH) and all the files (db2diag.log, events,nfy,bin,stack,stmm,dump) going into the same directory. The challenge is in case of issues, we see huge dump files produced (sometimes 40gb ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Event Studio: Ability to add Generate Trigger action

Add new action of trigger, to Event Studio
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

RTM: Have automation run serially per cluster and license device

to avoid devices update conflict and server perf degradation, serialize license services and LSF clusters update (mainly when update frequency is set to a day). should by linked with RFE 72419.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

RTM: Add automation option to perform license & cluster devices automation after maintenance

when "Add Graph Frequency" of LSF clusters or License services are set to a day, is it possible to schedule the add graph process (devices update) at the end of the maintenance window. should be linked to RFE 72420
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Hybrid blu column / row tables

Create a new table type wich allow to mix row / column organized table.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration