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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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Better diagnostics for ro...

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about 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration

4096 Bits Secure Certificate

Fully test version of Cognos Analytics for supporting 4096 Bit security certificate. At present it only supports lower bit secure certificates.Avis Budget wants to provide 4096 buts secure certificate support for a number of business applications.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Use of the same Oracle Database for differents instance of IIS.

The new product InfoSphere Gouvernance Catalog of the IIS 11.5.0 is creating default Oracle user and schema to collect information for the Dashbord. User and schema names are predifined and cannot be change according customers rules, and the main ...
about 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

SQLCODE -327 reporting

SQLCA and GET DIAGNOSTICS do not include the impacted table name when reporting SQLCODE -327. The table experiencing the issue has to be found in the subsystem... manually.
about 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration


Implement in a SYSTEM VIEW a timestamp column with the last time a text index was used. I suggest this column on SYSIBMTS.SYSTSINDEXES.
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Text Search 0 Not under consideration

datastage : "Server side" Templates.

Extend the job template possibility: give the possibility to a company to define job templates for all the developers (it is only possible to create job templates at client level: it means that each developer have to define his templates)
about 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Partial indexes or functional index updates

We would like functional/partial indexes, that is indexes that include a where clause. Currently when there is an index that includes a condition we have to put the condition as part of a field (NAME_IS_BLANK) and then include that conditional fie...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Informix systabauth table reached maximum space and is at 98%

SYSAUTHD table is at 98% and we want to free up space
about 6 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Allow regression parameters to be entered in scientific format through GUI dialog box

When performing nonlinear regression (and possibly elsewhere) it is currently only possible to enter initial parameter estimates in the range -99999 to 999999. If a starting value outside this range is desired, it must be entered by editing the sy...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Support for dynamically deriving/substituting database schema for UDF calls

The requested features allows to dynamically invoke UDFs (User Defined Functions) within the data source as part of expressions where prefixing of schema is necessary on the db server.
about 6 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration