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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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Force Save button

It would be nice to force a save on a record, even if it has not been updated. Business use case: A risk record has a control attached. The control has values that are used in a calculation for risk rating that is stored on the risk. The control...
about 1 month ago in OpenPages Ideas / End User UI 1 Under review

TABLESPACE LOGGED NO-integrity available even Rollback

We wonder a new type LOGGED tablespace attribute, similar to LOGGED NO but without any consequences at Rollback processes. Currently TABLESPACE LOGGED NO doesn´t log Row changes, but: TS change to Icopy state at first Row change TS change to RecPe...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide a mechanism in DB2 Admin foundation to prevent it from attempting to auto discover the specified DB2 instances

Currently DB2 Admin foundation attempts to discover all DB2 instances. Wells Fargo is a large shop with many DB2 instances. Currently we have the discovery limited to a few hours to cut the violations down but it would be better if we could either...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Under review

Would like to be able to use data source credentials as variables in the JDBC connection strings

When using the latest MSSQL driver we can utilize connection parameters: domain=targetdomain;authenticationScheme=NTLM;user=sa;password=thepassword to allow Windows Authentication using a service account other than the one running IBM Cognos servi...
2 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Administration 0 Under review

DB2 message showing a trace was started

Today we have situations where people authorized to start DB2 traces sometimes issue START TRACE commands with little qualifications with lead to traces being collected for lots of DB2 threads which ends having impact on general performance of the...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Data Refinery - add annotation on a per step basis

When creating refinery flows please add the ability to document or add comments to each step in the flow.
about 1 month ago in Watson Studio 0 Under review

z/OSMF workflow artifacts for Db2 UPDATE and ACTIVATE process

IBM z/OSMF workflows are being improved to be used for Db2 installation and migration. It would be nice if we have also the artifacts for the other CLIST processes: UPDATE and ACTIVATE. The UPDATE process is what we use the most.
30 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Run CDC datastage/transaction stage on z/OS, for example in a container (zCX)

It would reduce operational complexity (manage components on multiple platforms by multiple teams), increase the resilience, availability. We also think it will reduce the cost.
2 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

Track SHRLEVEL info in Utilities history

In Db2 13 utility execution can be recorded in one or two utilities history tables. We are struggling to find all utility executions ran with SHRLEVEL NONE to tell the applications to change their parameters to avoid problems. It is very hard to f...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Enhance display utility command

It would be useful to be able to determine if a utility (such as REORG) is safe to terminate w/o forcing a recovery. I'd like to see if it's using a shrlevel other than NONE.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review