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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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Eliminate the restriction of IB and RoCE mixture for db2iupdt in pureScale

We are promoting the Technical Partnership with Huawei in China, and make more customer use DB2 database with Huawei Hardware (FusionServer as High performance computer, and FusionCube as the use-as-box-open). In typical DB2 pureScale configuratio...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

A new environment variable is needed at client side to point the DDT working directory to a local disk

In current release, DDT work directory is controlled by SOAM_HOME ( under SOAM_HOME/work/datamanager/host:port). The customer wants an additional parameter to control DDT work directory explicitly and separate it from SOAM_HOME environmental varia...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 2 Not under consideration

Create a user for bring access to Security Groups, add users to Controller but without access to data

Problem to create a user who can manage the security product without the having access to the entire system Controller
about 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

Exclude the DGTT from the objmaint audit

Add an option to exclude the DGTT from the objmaint audit.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Datastage Sybase Enterprise Stage Connectivity using Encryption Level 2

Product: Datastage Designer:Enable the Sybase Enterprise Stage to connect to the Sybase Server with RSA Encryption Level 2. We are not able to connect to the Sybase Database having the RSA Encryption level -2, using Sybase Enterrprise stage. where...
about 7 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Implement switch to turn off GetParameters to display the promptpage faster

Implement switch to turn off GetParameters to display the promptpage faster
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Support codepage GBK for DB2 BLU

As of DB2 for LUW Version 10.5 Fixpack 7, DB2 BLU still doesn't support non-unicode database, e.g. GBK. We need DB2 BLU to support database in codepage GBK, so that Chinese characters can be internally stored in double-byte, otherwise a data page ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration


DB2 unable to detect dead network card on server when setting registry variable DB2TCP_CLIENT_KEEPALIVE_TIMEOUT. Since it does not detect the dead network card, this prevents automatic client re-route from starting. Problem is specific to Linux pl...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Journal security

Context: the client is loading a high number of manual journals for all entities on a monthly basis through the menu Transfer/ External data/ Import from flat files In Cognos Controller, it is true that when a user is working in the menu Company /...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration

PAC displays PSUSP jobs as PEN from LSF

After performing a the "brequeue -a -H jobid" command to requeue a single job, I noticed that PAC shows inconsistent information about this job. The job status is incorrect. Should have been "Suspended" since LSF shows the job status , but instead...
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 4 Not under consideration