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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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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 22, 2020

Add additional analysis to Recovery Plan creation to reduce overall Recovery Plan

We are currently testing DB2 Recovery Expert and our analysis is showing that we can have a very large Recovery Plan that includes objects that may not need reeovery. This might be due to the fact that Recovery Expert is analyzing the DB2 Catalog alone for object relationships and is assuming all related objects must be recovered.

Needed by Date Dec 31, 2020
  • Admin
    Jane Chan
    Dec 24, 2020

    Thank you for submitting this IDEA to the product team at IBM. We value your suggestions which help shape the future of our products. Unfortunately we cannot accommodate this IDEA at this time. If this is an important idea to you, feel free to resubmit in the future. We continually review our strategies and goals and will be happy to review any future IDEAs submitted.