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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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Add support for database SINGLE_USER mode access

Time to time there is requirement to be the only user on the database like drop and create database, but there are also users with system authorizations connected to database. Or there is product (even from IBM) like Maximo:
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

Add varchar(max) and nvarchar(max)

We are frequently moving data between MS-SQL server and Db2. When data are moved from Db2 to MS-SQL there are no issues. But when data are moved from MS-SQL to DB2 we have frequent problems with varchar and nvarchar data types for data types where...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Add support for INFORMATION_SCHEMA views

In our company we are using PostgreSQL, SQL Server, MySQL and DB2. All of database except Db2 support INFORMATION_SCHEMA views. There is pretty easy to write at least basic cross-database SQL to get info from database catalog tables except in Db2....
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Update LASTUSED info for table more frequently

When new table is created, some migration is performed and similar it is pretty important info when object was last accessed. Db2 has LASTUSED, e.g SYSCAT.TABLES.LASTUSED column, but the data in this column can be according to documentation up to ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Submitted

Support encrypted traffic between Db2 client and Db2 server using TLSv1.3

Latest version of Db2 v11.5.7.0 only has TLSv1.2 support as maximum protocol version to encrypt traffic between Db2 client and Db2 server and even this protocol is disabled by default. By default there are enabled currently insecure protocols TLSv...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

Customization of Drill-through cube view in Planning Analytics Workspace

Currently when you create drill-through process and use it in PAW books opened drill-through cube view isnt customizable and its using the default classic cube viewer (not the new one). Is it possible to add new enhanced features to enable the Mod...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Require MX TRCK Message Types in DNIFINPLUS Domain.

As swift is allowing MT 199 and trck.001 Message types for GPI Tracker during co-existence Period in FTM MER We cannot see trck.001 Message type in DNIFINPLUS Domain, and found trck.001 message in DNIMX Domain. We are Migrating to cbpr+2.0 in Nove...
about 1 month ago in FTM for SWIFT Services / Other 2 Under review

Index artifacts term relationships in global search

At the moment only Assets relationships with terms are returned in the global search. However we have relationships between governance rules, policies, classifications, data classes, reference data with terms that are not returned. We will need th...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Under review

Support for complex operators such as NEAR and BETWEEN

Our business clients currently use Watson Explorer and are able to execute queries that include NEAR and BETWEEN to find very specific documents. This functionality is not currently available in Watson Discovery and is a very big issue for our bus...
about 1 month ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Saving a package based data module takes minutes

When trying to create a data module based on a big FM package it takes 2-3 minutes for the data module to save. This should be improved so that saving the data module is faster. Support assumed that it could be the smarts service that takes a long...
about 1 month ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted