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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 (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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Provide use case level authorization in addition to the existing user level authorization

The idea is a use case related authorization to provide a more fine granular means than the current user based authorization. What we are looking for is that for each user the Active Directory will maintain a list of use cases the users are allowe...
about 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 3 Future consideration

Backup Utility POD image

Hello, At present a CP4D admin ( Namespace Admin) needs to install and run CPD-CLI on a Virtual machine/Laptop in-order for his/her to run the OADP back-up. In an Enterprise world, this doesn't provide best Operation efficiency as there would be m...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

CP4D does't use limit ranges for the analytical runtime enviroments R and Python

As an application manager for analytics, I want computer resources to be used efficiently and cost-effectively. Not using limit range on openshift means that only a few data scientists can use the system because all computer resources are immediat...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4

Document about the each pods for services.

Many pods will run in CPD nodes after installing several services. Documents about the pods detail will be helpful.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Planned for future release

LDAP with SSO combining multiple ID field types #cpfieldcsm #cpfield

Bank of America uses LDAP with SSO. They were trying to use user search field as mail, but could not. The support case tech SME responded: Anytime an ID is used, you can not combine multiple ids as it will not serve the purpose. By default it uses...
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 4 Needs more information

Ability to determine through Monitoring whether or not sufficient resources to start an R or Notebook runtime environment are available per node

As Data Scientist I frequently need to start runtime environments. Often these are small enough and they quite naturally fit the available resources. Sometimes however, there is a very large environment needed. We would like to easily see and dete...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Planned for future release

Custom Auth/Authz layer support

US Federal Government customer has their own custom authorization layer for applications. Internally they support an ABAC based infrastructure. Therefore they have a more complex authorization layer than standard roles/groups. Need to have the abi...
about 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Audit info: Users logged into CPD

We are looking for usage stats of our CPD environment. I found this doc https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/node/6201850 , however this talks about exporting the audit info to external logging systems like Splunk. We would like to directly see the u...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Future consideration

CP4D handling of users which are no longer authorized

If a Cloud Pak for Data user is no longer able to logon (removed from a AD group that is mapped to CPD group) then the user record in "Access control" should be marked as deleted. It should no longer be possible to authorize this user to any CPD s...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Future consideration

Show meaningful error message when a RStudio pod can not be startet because the system cannot request the needed resources

As a Data Scientist I frequently need to start runtime environments. Often these are small enough and they quite naturally fit the available resources. Sometimes however, there is a very large environment needed. Therefore I would like to see an m...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Planned for future release