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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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Allow a Db2 z/OS Server to request clients set other JDBC Data Server Driver parameters, such as minTransportObjects or maxTransportObjects

In FL502 of Db2 13, IBM offers MODIFY DDF with the "RQSTWLB" option which allows the Db2 server to tell clients to enable Sysplex Workload Balancing (enableSysplexWLB=true) as long as the client doesn't explicitly set WLB to "false". It would be b...
3 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Needs more information

About /run/user/$uid

Could you please make "/run/user/$uid" the same for both ssh and interactive jobs? when user logon the host, /run/user/$uid is created by pam_systemd and used for storing files used by running processes for that user. When a user logs out, a...
6 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 1 Needs more information


In IGC we have collections as on the feature where we can group it's really useful can this capability be added IKC UI .
16 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information

Allow a join of a temporal table with an archive-enabled table.

Allowing us to join a temporal table with an archive-enabled table would allow us to take advantage of both features. As is we will have to choose one or the other.
25 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

Possibility for the testing capabilities that can be used as other usage than compare monotith Cobol to Java/ Cobol from scratch to monolith cobol

The tools could be used for generating Cobol or Java test set for validating any kind of program, refactored or not with no purpose to Transform them with AI (could be a good point for VsCode because zUnit isn't on it). And if it's possible, compa...
26 days ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 0 Needs more information

Automatically tag imported assets

Automatically assign a user pre-defined tag to all imported assets of a Metadata Import job. Example: when importing a physical data model for different databases, an auto-tag in metadata import job would help identify the assets imported (if it r...
26 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Needs more information

Ability to bring your own model to

A large Federal customer requires the ability to bring their own models to the watsonx platform. The customer builds their own in-house models and their ability to deploy production use cases will depend on their ability to leverage the...
about 1 month ago in 0 Needs more information

"Move" option for devices

Requesting a better functionality to move devices to/from different groups. A "move" option would greatly benefit admins with promptly moving devices. As of right now, in order to move a device, if placed in an incorrect group, device must be remo...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Needs more information

(Automatic) Test generation from COBOL code

e.g. generation of test cases out of COBOL code for full reliability
3 months ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Needs more information

"Unpublishing" assets from catalog

Drop/Deleted tables are not updated (Not Marked as deleted) in the catalog after publishing it. Below requirement needs to be enhanced Propose: 1If we are publishing removed (status = removed from source) asset from project to catalog, it should d...
3 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Needs more information