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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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Use AI to provide a summary of text fields

databases provide limited capability for aggregating text - Min / Max / Count is about it. But AI is demonstrating how it can provide a summary from a lot of text input. We could use AI to provide a text summary. For example, we could have a produ...
6 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Data Access and Modelling 0 Submitted

Modernizing ADABAS: Optimizing INSERT into Adabas Virtual Tables

One of the key points in a modernization project for a site with Adabas is to “normalize” Adabas Data Model. DVM offers a normalized Data Model for any Adabas file, converting MU/PE fields into auxiliary Tables. This normalization has a cost: you ...
11 days ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 0 Submitted

Documentation update regarding DataStage Roles and Capabilities

Every DataStage team in the world needs a quick reference to the DataStage roles/permissions/capabilities which is easily understandable and comprehensive at a glance. There isn't one in the manual, it's just a bunch of overly-complicated text. So...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Alert or Threshold Based on Number of Execution of SQL Query

We have noticed that customer is facing database failover issue when number of execution of any one query is very high which is utilizing all of the system resources. Is there any feasiblity of creating alert/threshold on number of execution of qu...
2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

WML should run Modeler Extension nodes in realtime deploy

I have a Modeler Flow stream with "Extension" nodes (R or PySpark or Python) and some libraries inside. I want to deploy this stream in Watson Machine Learning to make a real time scoring. However, the system raises an unknown error when I try to ...
3 days ago in Watson Studio (Deploy) / Product functionality 0 Submitted

Handle the suspended state the engine goes into, when Db2 RRSAF connectivity is not available at start up.

Scenario: Upon startup of the Change Data Capture for Db2 z/OS engine, if it encounters Db2 RRSAF connectivity is not yet available, the engine goes into a suspended state. It does not drive any retries nor does it shut down. It remains in the sus...
3 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Defined risk list entry upload detailed audit trail

Currently when a file is uploaded to a defined risk list there is no indication on the audit trail of what individual entries were added or updated to such list.
3 days ago in IBM Safer Payments / Business 0 Submitted

TCH admn.008 (response to partrep msg) need to stored in database and should be able see from OAC

TCH admn.008 (response to partrep msg) need to stored in database and should be able see from OAC The issue is When the connectors were started, they all sent an participant report request to TCH. The two TCH sites, however, do not report the same...
3 days ago in FTM for Immediate Payments / Integration 0 Submitted

Fix code to address network bottleneck for backups

Running a backup of 70 TB currently takes up around 14 hours which is a lot. With fast backup storage backup could be completed in 2-3 hours. Problem is that despite the CPDS system having 2x25Gb network it should be able to write backups at 50Gb/...
4 days ago in Netezza Performance Server 0 Submitted

Prevent email notifications for inactive users (when user isEnabled=TRUE)

the solution will improve the security of data / information because they will not be sent to someone who no longer has access to the application (reasons may be different)it will mainly benefit the entity using OpenPages, e.g. a bank
4 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Other 1 Under review