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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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Default WLM queue at the sequence level

Add the functionality to set a design-time default WLM queue name at the sequence level.
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Data Direct ODBC/JDBC driver for redshift

DataStage is trying to connect Amazon RedShift database. We need to have ODBC or JDBC driver installed in production environment. Our preference is to have IBM certified or supported ODBC Driver for linux. Please provide driver either cer...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

Make PA for Symphony supported by later version Vertica database

The client requested upgrade Vertica database for their PA 9.1.1 for Symphony from 5.1.5 to 7.x
over 6 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration

Use correct DB type to read Sybase IQ data with Sybase EE stage

Today to read data from Sybase IQ database, we use Sybase Enterprise stage with Read DB Type = ASE but if we put Read DB Type = IQ, the job terminates with the status Finished whereas it doesnt work. The version of datastage is
over 6 years ago in Connectivity 0 Not under consideration

CLI for Optim Archive Security

Add Command Line Interface so that customers can add Optim Security for FAD and or updating and creating an ACL.
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 0 Future consideration

Support Centera Event Bas...

No description provided
over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Not under consideration

InfoSphere Business Glossary Web App - Session status updates

IRS uses Microsoft Internet Explorer 11 as the default web browser. IRS has a large set of managed metadata resulting in large XML files generated to export and import content. While attempting to import a large metadata XML file that may take ove...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Governance 0 Not under consideration

[Workload Scheduling Policy][WellsFargo]Task redundant scheduling on timeout

Please advise how to implement the following functions: 1, have task timeout for 500 seconds. 2, if a task run more than 500 seconds, reschedule the task on a new engine, but in the mean time, keep the original task running 3, for the original tas...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 5 Not under consideration

Request for Functional Enhancement for SPSS

Requesting enhancement feature to obtained pooled results for Repeated and Multivariate analyses using imputed data.
over 6 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Enhance the security/usage of batch jobs

As more and more customers need improved and automatic data processes, we use the "Import from Staging Table" functionality. When we create a batch job we specify the user to run the batch job, but everybody is able to execute the job, which does ...
over 6 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 1 Planned for future release