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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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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.
23 days 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...
23 days ago in Db2 Query Monitor for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support for Eclipse IDZ in addition to VS Code

100s of developers in my client MetLife using eclipse based IDe
about 1 month ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 8 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
about 1 month 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...
about 2 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...
about 2 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration

Improve Space Search Performance for Nearly Full PBR

Currently, when there are many concurrent inserts on a PBR which is nearly full, CPU and elapsed time for inserts increases by many orders of magnitude, to the point where it can completely monopolize the CPU on an LPAR. In past discussions, I was...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Write Failed Lock Escalation Attempts to Master

Currently, when Lock Escalation succeeds, a message is written to the Master Log with details. However, when a Lock Escalation attempt fails (due to a timeout or deadlock), nothing is written. This sort of timeout or deadlock can be difficult to d...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

UdBR copy between companies to copy all fields, also IC

We wanted to use UdBR to reverse some companies on a different company code in a journal. Copy data between companies with UdBR works, except for intercompany data, as only the field BOL is copied, but not the field URSBOL, containing the same cod...
2 months ago in Cognos Controller (On Prem and On Cloud) 0 Future consideration