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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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593 VOTE

Export Dashboard to PPT/Excel

It would be great if we would have the function (export Dashboard to PPT / Excel). We are having a lot of reviews with the Executives and most of time we are combining charts (e.g. some from Ops and some from other Finance team) into 1 deck, so wi...
about 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 9 Future consideration

Email notification when job or tasks within job fail

We make use of datasets and have a job to schedule the refresh for these datasets every night. Sometimes the refresh fails for some reason. At this moment we don't get any notification that something went wrong. We would like to be able to configu...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Future consideration

Enable XLSX format for FastMap Export

FastMap supports XLSX format for importing data, but export currently only supports XLS format. Customers are starting to deprecate XLS, and need a way to also configure the OpenPages export to use XLSX format. Alternatively they need to disable t...
about 2 months ago in OpenPages Ideas / Platform Features 2 Future consideration

Run CDC datastage/transaction stage on z/OS, for example in a container (zCX)

It would reduce operational complexity (manage components on multiple platforms by multiple teams), increase the resilience, availability. We also think it will reduce the cost.
18 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review
529 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.
almost 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 3 Planned for future release

Enable/Disable replication (InSync) via IDAA HA Loader

If you enable an already loaded table, the following steps are carried out: ○ The data in the accelerator-shadow table is deleted. ○ The accelerator-shadow table is reset to the InitialLoadPending state. ○ Query acceleration is turned off f...
29 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator Loader for z/OS 0 Submitted

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio

Default will be set to view members only (hierarchy structure on left) to mimic analysis studio
11 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 1 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW should support 1GB pages on Linux x64 platform

When using VMWare as Host System for (RH) Linux we are able to configure 1GB Pages like: sched.mem.lpage.enable1GPage = "TRUE" On the other hand DB2 on Linux Redhat Guest System right now does only support huge (2MB) pages per IBM DB2 documentatio...
11 days ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

EDB Postgres for K8S - Add monitoring metrics for the backups

After doing some research, we did not find a way to monitor the status of the Backup jobs created by ScheduledBackups. We are aware that cnp_collector_first_recoverability_point exists, but it only points the first (oldest) point of recoverability...
12 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Open Source Management 0 Submitted

REORG PART LEVEL PBG tablespace

When I run a PART LEVEL REORG (PART 1 in this case) of a PBG tablespace and the current data doesn't fit into its original partition DB2 adds a new partition at the end and uses it for the "overflow" data, although all the already existing partiti...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted