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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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104 VOTE

NONBLOCKED option for event monitors to prevent them from blocking user services

Db2 locking event monitor may block deadlocked applications from proceeding for a purpose of making event monitors work under some circumstances. (Reported on case TS007885986) Since it could damage user's business services severely, user should b...
12 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Future consideration

Enhance high availability for partition by growth tablespaces.

Real-life scenario is described in the first paragraph below. I included a subset of it. The issue resulted in critical system outage caused a partition by growth dataset that hit max extents prior to hitting the DSMAX for the partition tablespace...
18 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Provide ROWID addition for PBG to PBR conversion in V13 ALTER statement.

In V13m we get to convert PBG tablespace to PBR by a simple ALTER statement. However, we will be forced to look for a partitioning key by working with application team. In the mean time, in V12 we have a feature called "Hidden ROWID support for pa...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration
530 VOTE

Allow Custom Sorting of contents like Folders, Reports and Packages

Ability to control custom sorting of contents has been removed from v11. This is highly required item by our business community. Arranging the contents by alphabetical order is not sufficient. Not adding this feature back will be a big negative.
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Enhance ALTER STOGROUP DROP ‚storage-path’ with optional specification of the Path_ID

As you may ADD the same path multiple times to a storage group (in order to have multiple containers of a single tablespace within that path), it should be possible to even DROP a single reference to that path from the storage group as well! But s...
19 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Improve Smart Document Uderstanding processing time

Real-life scenario: the user uploads a document and the extracted info are needed as input for another tool or ML model (real time scoring is needed). The customer experience suffers from the waiting time. The processing time of one document is to...
26 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Needs more information

providing certificate in the platform to access self-managed GitLab w/o having to providing it by every user

customer has self-managed GitLab in place and needs self-signed certificates. Actually (V4.5) the certificate has to be proved every time a user creates a new token to Git. In earlier versions (V3.0.1) the certificate could be provided centrally. ...
3 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Under review

The attributes after digestion of document for different connectors should be same

If you use IBM crawler today to crawl sharepoint, salesforce or public sites, the attributes in the document are not standard. At least the attributes in the query result. Take for example the URL property for public site, I need to read in metada...
4 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Allow multiple Targets in Bar and Column Dashboard visualizations

We are trying to create a plan vs actual cost visualization but want to leverage multiple plans. For instance, we have the plan at the beginning of the year as well as the current revised plan. In both bar and column charts, they have the option f...
4 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 0 Submitted

DB2 LUW : Trusted contexts over IPC

There are many applications where application and DB is co-located in the same server. User impersonation via trusted contexts helps control the access of the database for individual users even though a common technical ID is seeded in application...
5 days ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted