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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.

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Administrative Monitoring Dashboard to see (and notify) all currently active logged in platform users and the services being used

This activity monitoring capability assists administrators to gauge system utilization and performance planning as well as better planning of maintenance such as upgrades. Knowing which users may be affected when pods or services need to be restar...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Future consideration

Simplify setting up CP4D monitoring and alerting #cpfield

Setting up CP4D alerting (e.g. forwarding alerts to slack/email) should be as simple as when setting up alerting for OCP with Prometheus. Everything should be able to be done in the web console. This would enable people who are not experienced w...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

CP4D does't use limit ranges for the analytical runtime enviroments R and Python

As an application manager for analytics, I want computer resources to be used efficiently and cost-effectively. Not using limit range on openshift means that only a few data scientists can use the system because all computer resources are immediat...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Not under consideration

Ability to determine through Monitoring whether or not sufficient resources to start an R or Notebook runtime environment are available per node

As Data Scientist I frequently need to start runtime environments. Often these are small enough and they quite naturally fit the available resources. Sometimes however, there is a very large environment needed. We would like to easily see and dete...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Planned for future release

LDAP with SSO combining multiple ID field types #cpfieldcsm #cpfield

Bank of America uses LDAP with SSO. They were trying to use user search field as mail, but could not. The support case tech SME responded: Anytime an ID is used, you can not combine multiple ids as it will not serve the purpose. By default it uses...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Needs more information

Official support for GCE storage for Cloud Pak for Data.

Ford standard is to use GCP storage for applications installed on GCP. The following storage options are currently supported on Google Cloud infrastructure, But Ford needs Official support for GCE storage for Cloud Pak for Data: • OpenShift Data F...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

CP4D handling of users which are no longer authorized

If a Cloud Pak for Data user is no longer able to logon (removed from a AD group that is mapped to CPD group) then the user record in "Access control" should be marked as deleted. It should no longer be possible to authorize this user to any CPD s...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Future consideration

Support Blue/Green upgrades #cpfieldel

Feedback CP4D should support blue/green upgrades (yes, if the required hardware is in place). Business Justification The justification is that it helps CP4D become a mission-critical platform that doesn't need to be down for multiple da...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Improved documentation of how to set up and use CP4D built-in monitoring #cpfield

Documentation of how to set up monitoring is inconsistent and not sufficient. The steps are not easy to follow. It is not clear what hostnames should be used in the different steps. The url is incorrect in some steps. Docs claim that 'https://...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

Installation procedure without "cloudctl" command nor GitHub

For security reasons, we would like to be able to install CP4D and the add-ons : without having to download anything from GitHub (we would prefer to download everything from the IBM container image registry "cp.icr.io" or from an IBM RPM package r...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 5 Planned for future release