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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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Dump configs to standardized format for cluster comparisons

We have multiple stand-alone clusters, and frequently have issues with something working differently in one as opposed to another. The solution from our side is to use something like ansible/chef/cfEngine to build the clusters, but for our existin...
17 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Future consideration

Increase messaging detail after STOP Db2 to provide shutdown status information.

As Db2 continues to allow more and more capacity in a single subsystem - larger bufferpools, more open datasets, etc - the time to shut down Db2 continues to increase. Operational staff has complained repeatedly that they cannot tell whether Db2 i...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Alter PBG to PBR should be possible for tables with LOBs

The statement ALTER PARTITIONING TO PARTITION BY RANGE should be applicable for tables with LOB's. One of the main drivers for us to convert from PBG's to PBR's is that our LOB tablespaces are growing very large. As the base tables usually only co...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow hidden Fields in visualizations for sorting

Currently the product allows a user to sort visualizations Ascending, Descending or Custom. The custom sort allows the user to pick the values. If user views the report in another language, then the custom sort is no longer respected. The model co...
4 months ago in Cognos Analytics / Dashboard 1 Future consideration

DB2 STANDBY REPLAY DELAY caused by Offline reorg

IBM case: TS008415413 When an OFFLINE REORG is submitted on Primary, the REPLAY on STANDBY (both Principal and Auxiliary) applies the transactional logs till the BUILD phase. When the reorg moves to recreate or updates the INDEXES, the REPLAYS sto...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Future consideration

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes)

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes) We are running in our online production environment thousands external db2 routines per minute. Because of its performance we are forced to cache these r...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Data Move Wizard

Provide a capability that will allow users to move objects and children objects from one business entity to another without needing to move each object individually.Users will have the ability to :o Filter for objects to moveo Select one or many p...
over 3 years ago in OpenPages Ideas / Platform Features 5 Future consideration

Db2 LUW support on RHEL 9

Please support RHEL 9 on v11.5 and vNext. RHEL 9 was released in May 2022 and we have consumers wanting to use the latest operating system. End of support for RHEL 8 is May 2024 but it takes time for us to package, test and deploy new Db2 modpacks...
4 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Add additional Metrics to the grid_clusters_perfmon_status table

From badmin show status add the following missing columns: Latest estimation start: - Next estimation start: - Estimation status: Not started Active estimator PIDs: - Elapsed time: 0:00:00 Number of jobs to estimate: 0 Number of estimated jobs:...
19 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Operations/RTM 0 Future consideration

Different message when transaction time limit reached

When transaction duration limit is reached the following message occurs in the online log file 08:56:28 sid 11617 - test@server.domain.local - pid 6811 terminated because session transaction duration (60 seconds) has exceeded limit. This session i...
4 months ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Future consideration