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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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Mechanism is required to clean up spark volume efficiently

We have found a correlation between the transitory errors and storage space used for spark volume, we have to manually clean up the spark volume to get rid of the issue. Manually clean up is not recommended in PROD by Anthem customer, moreove we d...
2 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Portworks DR for CP for Data 4.5

Portworks DR was completely supported for CP for Data 3.5. It is necessary to keep this option in CP' scope. Recall that we have customers that are still using it, we don't have to take out Portworks. The most critical case is BAC. They are the l...
21 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release

Use Cognos Data Module Editor for general use as query generation frontend in CP4D e.g. as a component in Data Management Console

Intro: HUK came up with a requirement to use Cognos (-Analytics) Frontend as a modeling tool do define complex queries. Their use case was mostly a data preparation / ELT which is not well suited for Cognos. But they have sound knowledge performin...
10 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Alerting possibilities for jobs

As an CP4D administrator I need to be alerted if jobs are not starting and remain in pending state. Example for alerts are: · Jobs that are already since x minutes in pending · X% of the jobs are in pending state · Pods in status “CrashLoopBackup”...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Monitoring capabilities for deployment spaces

As a CP4D administration I need to monitor the resources of the system. Today there is a monitoring for projects and more. But there is no monitoring for deployment spaces.
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Backup Utility POD image

Hello, At present a CP4D admin ( Namespace Admin) needs to install and run CPD-CLI on a Virtual machine/Laptop in-order for his/her to run the OADP back-up. In an Enterprise world, this doesn't provide best Operation efficiency as there would be m...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

SAML group assertion support #cpfield #cpfieldcsm

Customers need to leverage their SSO solution fully without relying on older LDAP technology to support simple management of groups and roles. Many clients now use SAML assertions to manage groups. We need to have that feature in our Cloud Paks as...
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Operator updates less aggressive restart of instance pods

Subscriptions offer the possibility to choose between automatic and manual update approval. Choosing automatic results in direct updates of operators as soon as the subscription is updated. In our case, automatic update approval results in updatin...
17 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Private topology to enable non OCP admins to perform admin tasks on CP4D clusters

Customer requires strict separation from OCP admin and CP4D admins. cross-tenant ‘cluster level’ components — like the license service, cpd-scheduler and cert manager (RH or CPFS’s) would need a cluster admin to manage Each CP4D tenant would have ...
23 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Provide use case level authorization in addition to the existing user level authorization

The idea is a use case related authorization to provide a more fine granular means than the current user based authorization. What we are looking for is that for each user the Active Directory will maintain a list of use cases the users are allowe...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 3 Future consideration