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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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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.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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InfoSphere Information Server - Autocomplete HTML Attribute Not Disabled for Password Field

System: IBM InfoSphere Information Server Actor: User needing new feature The InfoSphere launchpad is commonly accessible through browsers which have a facility to remember user credentials that are entered into HTML forms. Description: Our team u...
over 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 3 Under review

TLS/SSL connection between metadata repository and service tier

As per recent communication with IBM via case TS007746794, TLS/SSL connection not possible between metadata repository and service tier. Hence we would like to know when this feature will come into picture. We need this to be available as early as...
10 months ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Submitted

DataStage Kafka Connector should support schema compatibility set to FULL

Kafka Connector job failed with schema compatibility mode set to FULL. We got error "Schema being registered is incompatible with an earlier schema; error code: 409". Currently user has to change the Kafka schema compatibility mode to NONE from Po...
6 months ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Under review

IMAM XSD Import from Engine Tier

InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager (IMAM) allows you to import .xsd files to get metadata about respective .xml data files. However the way IMAM currently works is that the .xsd file you want to import can only be on the client from which the IMAM ...
almost 5 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

11.7.1.1.3 Information Analyzer ODFEngine queue issue on multiple datastage conductor nodes

RBC users are running more than 3000 Information Analyzer rules per day and the count will increase going forward. To manage IA rules load on Engine, we have installed two datastage Engines. What I have observed is, even we have multiple datastage...
6 months ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Submitted

Odata Support for SAP Cloud for Customer (C4C)

The SAP OData Connector works only with S/4 HANA systems. We have to integrate some OData Custom Services from SAP C4C (SAP Cloud for Customer). Do to this we have to call the OData Service with curl/wget and free the result from the OData header ...
7 months ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Submitted

Kafka Connector - Avro Schema name configuration

The current Kafka Connector (11.7.1.3 SP1) does not allow us to configure Avro Schema name used for either serialization or deserialization. In all cases, it is currently fixed to "KafkaConnectorSchema" which does not comply with our current schem...
7 months ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Submitted

More efficient ISALite Check for IMAM import area connections.

Part of the ISALite general health check includes a check for InfoSphere Metadata Asset Manager (IMAM) Import Area connections. Specifically, it test the connection for every single Import Area to ensure they're still valid/functioning. This quick...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Allow Bufferpool Min_lru_dirty and Max_lru_dirty Threshold values to be altered dynamically

onparams -b can be used to add a new bufferpool and AUTO_LRU_TUNING are available on informix server but first only adds a bufferpool of a new page size and the latter only kicks in if some foreground writes occur on a server which ideally is neve...
7 months ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Needs more information

To have separate timeout configuration for session expiration of interactive users sessions and back-end batch processes

Based on the recommendation for large metadata import - https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21621492 Inactive Session timeout needs to be configured to longer timeout value (86400 seconds) as metadata import batch processes run for...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Not under consideration