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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).


Shape the future of IBM!

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:


Search existing ideas

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,


Post your ideas

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,

  1. Post an idea

  2. Upvote ideas that matter most to you

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


Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use

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/


Status Future consideration
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on May 11, 2020

Support GCP's Cloud Spanner as the available data sources in CP4D's DataStage

My Clients can transfer and analyze data on only CP4D without buying and develop new software and tool.

Needed by Date Jul 1, 2020
  • Guest
    Jul 27, 2020

    In the meantime, you should probably consider using a JDBC driver to connect to that datasource from Cloud pak for Data.

    https://cloud.google.com/spanner/docs/jdbc-drivers

    Let us know if this workaround it meets your needs.

    Best regards,

  • Guest
    Jun 3, 2020

    Thank you for taking the time to submit this idea. We will consider this one, if we see higher demand for this datasource. The idea is now visible on the portal, to let others vote for it.