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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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Enhance correlated subquery cardinality estimate with stat views

Peoplesoft application extensively uses correlated subqueries on EFFDT to check that EFFDT = (SELECT MAX(EFFDT) FROM ...). Cardinality estimations can be derived from PK, but this sometimes is not sufficient. We need to be able to get EFFDT estima...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

About Notebook Data Lineage

My customer uses the Watson Studio's Notebook. Currently, it is not possible to visually see the relationships between the data and models used in the Notebook. They want to "automatically" visualize the relationships(lineage) between the data and...
2 months ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio on Cloud 0 Submitted

When we look at some message in OAC screen and exit it, we return to the home screen and not to the message itself or to the screen where the message we last viewed is

Returning from a message should allow you to stay on the same message you were viewing, that is, stay on the screen where you were (by returning, you lose track of which line you were on) , our proposal is to somehow mark the message that was view...
3 months ago in FTM Base / Usability 0 Submitted

Adding Action variables to Java SDK response

I'd be possible to use the action session variables when integrating the assistant with the JAVA SDK library. This would allow customers the simplicity of having this information in one API call, instead of having to do it separatelly.
3 months ago in Watson Assistant 0 Submitted

a standard error message on PAW for server being not available

Dear IBM, we need a standard error message that the server is not available. It would also be nice that if there are many objects in the book that we only get one message that the server is not available and not for every object in the book. Thank...
about 1 month ago in Planning Analytics 2 Submitted

execute reports, data sets, and jobs using a webhook

The modern data stack involves various technologies for extraction, loading, and transformation of data. Achieving appropriate sequence across technologies can be a challenge but webhooks can resolve this issue to allow different platforms to comm...
26 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

Customize the shape of plots On Maps

Hey Team! There is requirement for cognos maps on dashboard to customize shape of plots/symbols. The issue is that when latitude and longitude are fed onto the fields on the dashboard, cognos maps automatically plots the default symbol, a circle, ...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Visualizations (including maps) 1 Submitted

A way to see who is logged in to PAW

If you have planned a PAW downtime for maintenance and you want to check if there are still users logged in, you have no way to do so. You can check the threads of a database, but this is not feasible when you have multiple databases. Regarding "c...
about 2 months ago in Planning Analytics 0 Submitted

Support DESC keyword for describing schema objects

Simple request: Support the DESC keyword commonly used by other databases as a synonym for the wordy 'INFO COLUMNS FOR'. This will help new users to Informix as well as being less to type for everybody else.
18 days ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Submitted

Automatically scaling resources for Watson Studio Runtimes and Spark runtimes Private

For the better utilisation of compute resources in CP4Data, do we have any mechanism to horizontally scale python and spark jobs dynamically at run time. UseCase – To run an spark/python job : 20vCPU and 128 GB memory environment is needed, but th...
18 days ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Submitted