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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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DB2 Load utility performance is very slow with the large bufferpool size

System: e-tax systemActor: User feels a bad performance of DB2 load utility DB2 V10.5 is a commonly used product that provides electric tax system.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Trial Balance

When the trial balance is sent to Excel, the desire that the headlines would be locked in the same way as they are when you don't choose to send the report to Excel.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Not under consideration

Specifying the Workload Management Queue in Job Activity stage

Currently when a sequence job is launched in a particular workload management queue, all jobs in the sequence job are submitted to this queue. We would like to have the possibility to specify the queue in the Job Activity stages within the sequenc...
over 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Optim and PostgreSQL - Objects extraction

No description provided
over 7 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 1 Not under consideration

ApplicationIntent=ReadOnly support for Sqlserver DataDirect Drivers in Datastage11.5

Linux ODBC driver for Information server 11.5 on Redhat Linux not supporting the ApplicationIntent=Readonly for SQLServer2014. Due to this issue we cannot able to re-route the connection to the secondary server which cause a huge overload on the p...
over 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

Hyperion Connector to ASO Cubes

When trying to connect ASO cubes from DataStage Hyperion Connector we are receiving the following error. I've attached a screenshot of the error.
over 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Excel Loads should only re-assess Mappings if needed

Using Excel as a datasource results in Mapping warning messages when the source file is replaced between loads. The messages ask for a Yes No resolution and both options change the mapping (one is for the Automatic Re-Mapping, the other leads to a...
over 7 years ago in Planning Analytics 1 Not under consideration

Cacheable HTTPS

Browsers may store a local cached copy of content received from web servers. Some browsers, including Internet Explorer, cache content accessed via HTTPS. If sensitive information in application responses is stored in the local cache, then this ma...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

DB level default table and index compression parameters

Have a database parameter for the default table compression type, and another for the default index compression type.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

DataStage Oracle Connector

Oracle Connector should have the ability to search the fields when viewing data we like in the OCI stage it replaced
over 7 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration