Skip to Main Content
IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


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:

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

Help IBM prioritize your ideas and requests

The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The product management team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

Receive notification on the decision

Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

Additional Information

To view our roadmaps: http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps

Reminder: This is not the place to submit defects or support needs, please use normal support channel for these cases

IBM Employees:

The correct URL for entering your ideas is: https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io


Status Delivered
Workspace Spectrum Symphony
Components Version 7.1
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 28, 2016

Ability to use different sim binary for different application

We are implementing one GRID solution for Wells fargo and has one Grid in production, bcp, uat and dev enviornment where we host multiple business lines totaling over 50 different symphony applications. As we are running in to different issues with different applicatons and resolution to cases open to IBM ,we are getting number of IBM patches to apply to our enviornment. When we recieve these patches it is not practically possible to test all applications and apply this patch for all applications.

In recent case, we had one application which has windopws blue screen issue which was fixed by IBM patch 401818. When we applied this patch to our environment, application experiencing blue screen had issue resolved but another application started seeing race condition in sim and as a result of investigation, IBM provided another patch 428035. We also have another case 03440,122,000 for which we are expecting another patch next week and our app which just got patch 428035 has no intention to apply that patch. So to resolve this situaltion, we would like IBM to ceritfy and officially support below config.

1> Each management host should be allowed to have multiple SSM.exe binaries available.
2> Each compute hosts should be allowed to have multiple version of sim.exe binaries available
3> Each application should be able to use whichever ssm/sim binary combination they want using application profile configuration.

Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thanks
Kiran

  • Guest
    Nov 27, 2020

    Patch management is implemented since 7.2.1 release which solves the issue of keeping different copies of SIM which is no longer necessary.