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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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Add more colors for conditional format in PAW

Currently only very selected colors are available to choose from for applying colors in conditional formats. Adding more would enhance the usability of PAW as it offers more options.
2 days ago in Planning Analytics 2 Planned for future release

Compatibility Power rhel 8 / 9 with IIDR

Hello , We need to know quickly if you plan to test and deploy iidr binary for : Power on rhel 8.x, or Power on rhel 9.x We need to have your answer about the feasability asap plz, Best regards,
5 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Planned for future release

Enable SubCategories to be moved from one Category to another without rebuilding the entire hierarchy

Customer data environments are somewhat fluid especially during the initial development/deployment of a knowledge catalog. A subcategory that is originally built under one category often needs to be moved to a different parent category. To do this...
10 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

THREAD limit to be set per HOST or PER CORE instead of PER JOB

The current THREADS limit on a queue level is set per job while it has to be set per HOST or per CORE. That is because current limit doesn't reflect the size of a job so is the THREADS limit is 600 it means that a single core job can produce up-to...
13 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Scheduling 1 Planned for future release

Db2 warehouse on RHEL 8

Currently Db2 warehouse isn't supported on RHEL 8. Our enterprise is upgrading all RHEL servers to version 8 and Db2wh is not compatible. So need IBM's help to provide us with DB2wh build that supports RHEL 8
17 days ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Planned for future release

DMC for P10 systems (pLinux)

Provide ability to administer, monitor, manage and optimize the performance of IBM Db2 on the P10 systems.
17 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Add Upcoming Maintenance Window Summary to Main Product Panel

It would be very helpful to users of both the Db2 Automation Tool and the new Db2 Autonomics Expert products if the main panel of each product was enhanced to display the next scheduled maintenance window to be executed and number of actions in th...
25 days ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Re-architect to not require permanent storage of userids and passwords for access

The current architecture of Tuning Management Services component of Db2 Query Workload Tuner for z/OS requires a permanent storage of a userid and password in order to facilitate use of QWT. Our shop uses Multi-Factor authentication for human user...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Query Workload Tuner for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Idenitfy code with duplicate functionality

A few customers I have talked to have asked how WCA4Z can identify duplicate code for them as part of the understand and refactor phases. Customers tend to have duplicate code across their applications that can be consolidated into reusable servic...
about 1 month ago in watsonx Code Assistant Ideas / watsonx Code Assistant for Z 1 Planned for future release

Import metadata in the database level

Import metadata in the database level, and not in the schema level. Why: if a new schema is created in the database, it is currently not automatically identified by a recurrent job created in the Cloud Pak for Data project. If the job could be con...
about 1 month ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release