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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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Review automatic prefetch

This IDEA it to request a more dynamic management of PREFETCHSIZE when it is set to AUTOMATIC. The documentation states: "The database updates the prefetch size automatically whenever the number of containers in a table space changes (following su...
28 days ago in Db2 / Workload Management 1 Submitted

Planning Analytics for Excel: "All leaves" item in Task Pane

It would be useful to have an "All leaves" item for each dimension in task pane, e. g. for the creation of lists.
7 days ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Allow Dashboard Widgets to be controlled by groups

The average configuration of OpenPages sees a heavy usage of the Dashboard and currently if a dashboard is getting too cluttered you are forced to either train the user to remove the widgets themselves, or to create a new profile (a very heavy lif...
5 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 2 Under review

Enable DVM Access through Visual Studio Code

The Scenario: Currently we use Visual Studio Code for all development activities. Visual Studio Code acts as a single workstation. It is rich in libraries and plugins for distributed environments and Cloud environments. By using the ZOWE plug in, ...
13 days ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

Return information about a failed Lock-Escalation to the application

When a Lock-Escalation occurs it is documented by message DSNI031I (Lock Escalation has occurred) in the Db2-Master-Adressspace. But when a Lock-Escalation fails there is no documentation for this, instead it comes to a Timeout or Deadlock from a ...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Planning Analytics: Possibility to secure views and sets

You can secure many Planning Analytics objects (e.g. cubes, elements, cells, applications..), but you cannot secure views or sets. In huge environments there are often many public views/sets and it would be great to have a user group-based securit...
7 days ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Include CTQ reason / details in db2exfmt advanced diagnostics

We need an "Extended Diagnostic Information" in Explain (db2exfmt) that details if and why the column organized tables had been (early) converted to the row format for processing it in the row engine. This is important to detect performance issues...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Submitted

Setting to keep descending objects always aligned with the primary parent folder

While not a one-size-fits-all solution, we found that many clients prefer to keep object instances aligned in folders that match the primary ancestor. E.g. if an issue was originally created under one entity, and they decide to switch the ownershi...
4 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Administration UI 1 Under review

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client (Fukuoka Financial Group) is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Cl...
2 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration
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Ability to refresh prompts of an embedded report if dashboard filter(s) change / common prompting model

Our dashboards created for IBM sales leadership often have both native dashboard views and embedded/iframe'ed reports when it is needed for better data visualization. Embedded report prompts are hard-coded in a URL pointing to a report. If a user ...
8 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 2 Future consideration