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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.

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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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Information Server - Data Quality

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Retain position in Data Rules tree when returning from viewing run history and rules edit

I'm working through a list of rules. Everything I need to look at are in the same folder. That's the good news. HOWEVER, there's no value to that because when I return to the Data rules tree it is fully closed. Much time will be spent getting back...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Creating SQL Virtual Table from Azure Cloud SQL Database

Currently in our environment, we are started moving all SQL databases to Azure cloud environment. using Information Analyzer, user are not able to create SQL virtual table for Azure cloud SQL databases (*.database.windows.net). Its majorly impact ...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

IN_REFERENCE_COLUMN - LIST to LIST comparison

Data table column can have more than one value from a reference table. When checking the values with a reference column using in_reference_column function, if all the values in the input column are not present in the reference table, that record h...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Do not create Exception Set and table if there are 0 rows going to Exception Stage

We are using the Exception Stage in our datastage jobs to capture rejected rows so we don't have bad data going into our data warehouse and to avoid our jobs from failing due to bad data. Using the exception stage instead of using a flat file allo...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Requirement for providing Information Analyzer rest API

We need to know if IBM Information Analyzer Rest APIs can be provided to us for development use, we had found that IA has Rest API already and IGC new used these rest APIs, but IBM did not publish them? Can IBM Developer help to provide the whole ...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Provide administrative control; for user access to Information Analyzer 'Discover' function

Function accessible via Information Analyzer: Connections> Discover Assets Connections> Browse> Actions> DiscoverCurrently access can only be controlled through IMAM roles. IA ‘Discover Assets’ provides abilities not understood by typ...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Allow escaping of data class column regex expressions

Current SQL Server environment does not allow multi-byte unicode characters. When IA/IGC data classes are installed out of the box, the multibyte characters in the regex are lost and replaced by question marks. This causes the column analysis to c...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Information Analyzer Virtual Tables - Parameters

Problem: Currently within the Virtual Tables and SQL Virtual Tables there is no way to pass a Parameter externally within a Filter Condition. As an example if I am using a date filter in a VT or SQL VT that extracts the data for a given day or giv...
almost 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 3 Future consideration

Add functionality to pass arguments to TEZ from BIBQ hive process

We would like to request changes in the IAjobs process to allow the passing of memory parameters from IA > TEZ. We are currently experiencing OOM/GC errors in TEZ where the TEZ process gets killed and the IA job aborts. Case # is TS0028171...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration

Admin setting to limit tablespace used by rule output table or any table

I recently filled our IADB tablespace by inadvertently reversing rule logic when testing a rule definition. Because it is so easy to reverse rule logic when setting up the output table (meets or does not meet rule requirements), users could do thi...
about 3 years ago in Information Server - Data Quality 0 Not under consideration