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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

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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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Unicode Data type(RIMS)

Customer's model so far has been to minimize their deployment of unicode databases (it has to do with complexity and db2 skilling), so for cases where they require some columns of unicode data, they want a built-in DB2 datatype to support this. Fo...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Online ALTER TABLE ability to rename column; change nullability; drop col.; etc.(RIMS)

Customer wants ALTER TABLE to be more robust. Specifically, the ability to rename a table's column, drop a column, change nullibility and other unsupported attributes. � To accomplish this now the table must be recreated and repopulated, which i...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Allow admins to modify or delete labels

Labels provide a convenient and effect way to manage analytical assets but there is no mechanism for editing/modifying/deleting incorrect labels or those no longer needed.
over 7 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS CNDS 0 Future consideration

In-memory metrics support for (container map reorg stats)(RIMS)

Customer would like to move away from Snapshot monitoring (they hit issues recently where Snapshot latches were holding up other work on the system) but cannot because some information is not yet available via in-memory metrics table functions. Cu...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Password expiration management in COGNOS Connection Portal

Users accessing COGNOS Connection portal are not notified wen their password has expired and get an "invalid login/password" error message.They have no way of resetting their asswrd and an administrator action is required.We would like to have the...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Creating headers automatically for relational datasource in crosstabs

Creating headers automatically for relational datasource in crosstabs
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 2 Not under consideration

LIST INDOUBT TRANSACTIONS via an SQLsnapshot.(RIMS)

Currently, indoubt transactions can only be queried using a command line ''LIST INDOUBT TRANSACTIONS'. Customer requests an SQL snapshot method of returning this information (since using a command line option is too clumsy and hard to automate).
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Event Monitor Support for XA(RIMS)

State Farm has found the current Event Monitor doesnt produce reliable results and the lab has confirmed that this is true. In a future release they would want the Event Monitor to work with XA transactions without any restrictions and be able to ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

sqldbdir & sqlnodir owned by regular user / Security exposure (RIMS)

PMR 44825,035,649 db2icrt creates a directory ~/sqllib with 775 permissions for a new instance. It does not 'bother' to intially create directories ~/sqllib/sqldbdir, ~/sqllib/sqlnodir and ~/sqllib/sqlgwdir. If dbm cfg is updated with a group for ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Track total CPU time, total Memory Usage of LSF Job Process IDS

Request LSF process accounting to do something like: only show the LSF admins the top-most consumer of CPU time, and report only on that.
over 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 2 Not under consideration