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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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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 Not under consideration
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 6.1.1
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 6, 2014

MapReduce - Platform Symphony M/R to support Object Store (QA Project)

Many customers are looking for an lower cost storage options(similar to Amazon S3 or OpenStack Swift) on Amazon cloud or Softlayer cloud and able to run analytic on it. Current option for storage that are available to IBM Platform Symphony Cloud service customers on softlayer is Elastic Storage, howerver its not competitive to S3 or Softlayer Swift. Example of customers/potential customers:

1. AMGEN: Potential customer trying to evaluate Platform Symphony Map Reduce/IBM Bigsight service. They have already tested with Amzon with their Object Storage option.
2. HALLIBURTON: They are IBM Platform Cloud service service but try looking for alternative storage option as to what is provided(Elastic Storage)
3. Morgan Stanley: another potential customer for IBM Platform Symphony cloud service.
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  • Guest
    Nov 29, 2020

    .MapReduce is not a ongoing focus on Symphony roadmap.

  • Guest
    Jan 24, 2018

    This RFE's Headline was changed after submission to reflect the headline of an internal request we were already considering, but will now track here.

  • Guest
    Nov 7, 2014

    Creating a new RFE based on Community RFE #61751 in product Platform Symphony.