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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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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.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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To have a feature to update multiple ETLs at once thru DataStage designer interface

The idea is to have an additional tool or feature to allow multiple updates of similar changes to ETLs at once. This has to be done through DataStage interface. As IBM support has confirmed, 'there is no supported way of doing it' currently. Curr...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration

Support Secure Impersonation for DataStage Big Integrate JDBC Hive connection

We are using the JAAS configuration file (JDBCDriverLogin.conf) to implement the Kerberos authentication mechanism. In our original beta testing with PX on Hadoop , we found that DataStage assumed that the Hive SPN and cache would be used for auth...
almost 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Information Server 11.5 PDF MANUAL

System: Information Server 11.5Acotor: developer Many customers use an internal network environment.New developers can not access Help or online manuals for InformationServer 11.5.So, as in past versions, PDF manuals should be provided.
almost 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 2 Not under consideration

Missing parameters for job starts via the Operations Console

Job starts via the Operations Console behave differently than via the DataStage Director Client. While all parameters for a parameter set are displayed and can be changed in the Director, this is unfortunately not the case in the Operations Consol...
about 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Under review

Extend ondwa to include a report of the tables included in a named data mart and the volume of data in each table in each IWA data mart.

In an environment with many data marts defined across multiple schema databases it becomes difficult to keep track of what tables are included in what marts and the volume of data in each. A report that could be produced from the IWA node using on...
over 3 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Enable multiple engine nodes on IIS virtual system pattern for PureApplication System

The 'IBM InfoSphere IS 11.3.1.2 3 tiers using WAS cluster' virtual system pattern (v1.0) has multiple CustomNodes hosting WebSphere Application Server and the Service Tier providing options to scale out, but the pattern only supports a single Engi...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Ops Console dashboard

When try to view file system statistics in Ops Console dashboard, it shows an error. it reports a "Sorry, an error occurred" error in the view window. In DSODBConfig.cfg had resource entries for local file system disks: /opt /dv/whatever (a mounte...
over 1 year ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Is a defect

Read-Only user Role for Infosphere Datastage

We have a requirement to have a read-only user created to login to on IBM Infosphere datastage director client and only be able to view the logs and see the status of the ETL run.Among the current roles the datastage and quality stage operator is ...
almost 7 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Not under consideration

Provide SAP Server Pack for SAP Application as a SAP Add-On

We will require SAP Server Components need to be provided as SAP Add-on instead of transport protocol files.
almost 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Not under consideration

Encryption for DataStage repository

Our Secuity department mandate us to encrypt all databases including the DataStage XMETA repository. When we do encrypt the DB2 database XMETA with the "DATA_ENCRYPT" option on the DB2 configuration, the WebSphere is not able to connect and I am n...
over 4 years ago in Information Server - Platform 1 Future consideration