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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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[Cluster Management] Add OS dependency for service packages

For platform independent applications (eg. Java based) it would be great to have OS option on service package dependency setup.Without that option Java based application service packages have to be either repackaged (replace deployment.xml having ...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 2 Not under consideration

File Connector running on Windows does not support HDFS file formats supported under Linux

Running Data Engine on a Windows 64-bit environment and want to use File Connector to access AVRO files. The Linux version of the software supports this as of 11.5 FP1. If the data engine is installed on Windows, this functionality isn't availabil...
almost 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

ODBC connections to z/DB2 should be z/IIP offloaded like JDBC

ODBC connections to DB2 should be offloadable to z/IIP engines in the same way that JDBC connections are. It seems that ODBC has been left behind in this way. This would enhance the abilities of IBM products like FTM on the z platform.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Cloud Access using syntax

Our company is moving to a cloud. I need to be able to use SPSS base on cloud located files. I have tried using a mapped drive but it was slow and inconsistent. I use syntax to get and save files all day. I need to be able to do my job when we hav...
almost 7 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Specify execution hosts per application

To introduce an application level HOSTS parameter in application profile definition in lsb.application configuration file. Similar to HOSTS in queue definition in lsb.queues, this parameter should specify execution hosts (host groups) selection po...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Provide Rule Tracing capability for Random Tree Model

While performing churn modeling, we had a customer request to show what rules/predictors drive churn on subscriber level. Chaid, C5, Quest , C&R tree all have an option to generate RuleSet from the model nugget and then from that generate Rule...
almost 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Full interactivity mode for reports based on UDS

A defect on UDS security management has been identified and confirm as so by the lab.Result is that the only way in CA 11.0.4 to secure UDS usage so a user can be:- granted to author new report using report studio but denied to use UDS- granted to...
almost 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Designer Client crashes when attempting to find a stage type used in Jobs

The Designer Client crashes when we are attempting to query a specific stage used in the jobs and output in XML format
almost 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Internet Explorer 10.0 Browser - User Must Change Document mode to Standard

Issue: With IE v10.0 when opening an item in the product catalog, the screen appears for a few seconds and then disappears. User must Change Doc mode to standard.Request: This is not user friendly and an extra step to remember to 'change browser d...
almost 7 years ago in Product Master 1 Not under consideration

memdrop event required for Hybrid MDM

Boots UK, have implemented the Hybrid MDM Style which requires synchronization between virtual and physical MDM. The first release of MDM was a virtual imnplementation which exposed a MEMDROP interface. Boots will expose the MEMDROP interface for ...
almost 7 years ago in Master Data Management 0 Not under consideration