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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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JDBC Gateway import uses /tmp

On JGate the export and Import of Personal Data and Repositories and JDBC Library is an activity that needs to be done for several reasons. When importing the file a fileuplaod* directory is created in tmp, this has caused space short...
14 days ago in Data Virtualization Manager for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Make custum attribute mandatory

Capability to add an error message on Governance artefacts data entry for mandatory attribute when information is not filled. (custum attribute mandatory if not filled > message)
about 2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

ObjectStar to Java code conversion

My customer has a bunch of ObjectStar code running a key business system and wants to migrate that to Java and DB2.
about 2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

List port being used by SQL statement/user-ID

Currently, it is difficult to find the port number that a SQL statement or user-ID is using. Sure we can get from SMF or some other way but that is cumbersome and takes time for batch processing of the data. If CQM could show the data we could see...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Whenever you offer 'Export to PDF' allow also export to csv (or some other computer-readable format)

PDF is fine as a document of its own, for sharing/documenting as a static copy. However, if we would try to further refine the info and join it with something else, then pdf is useless. Trying to extract same info from reporting database would be ...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

GenAI assistant to talk with ADDI

It would be great if we could interact with all the data that ADDI has using a GenAI like assistant, so It would be like asking the most senior developer/product owner about all the components that addi discovers.
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Future consideration

Support for Eclipse IDZ in addition to VS Code

100s of developers in my client MetLife using eclipse based IDe
2 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 7 Future consideration

SQL Data Insights - no option to weight attributes for AI_COMMONALITY

For outlier detection weighting single attributes (columns) is key, since attributes in a given dataset negatively affect the outcome of AI_COMMONALITY as tests shown
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

IRLM enhancement in case of global deadlock processing

We had a situation which was described in case TS015567644. The symptom was that IRLM could not fully process the complete deadlock stuff of all members of an 8-way DS system. Therefore we get DXR167E in some of the members. Additional workload wi...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add native "Cloud Events" standard support to IBM Mainframe software products similar to "OpenAPI" support in zOS Connect

"Cloud Events" is becoming an industry standard for async messaging and event publishing similar to how Swagger/OpenAPI specification became an industry standard for synchronous APIs. This also adopts another standard "Open Telemetry" that enables...
3 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration