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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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Simplify setting up CP4D monitoring and alerting #cpfield

Setting up CP4D alerting (e.g. forwarding alerts to slack/email) should be as simple as when setting up alerting for OCP with Prometheus. Everything should be able to be done in the web console. This would enable people who are not experienced w...
9 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

Administrative Monitoring Dashboard to see (and notify) all currently active logged in platform users and the services being used

This activity monitoring capability assists administrators to gauge system utilization and performance planning as well as better planning of maintenance such as upgrades. Knowing which users may be affected when pods or services need to be restar...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 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...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Allow users to change their language in profile

Our application is used by people from different countries. At the moment the only option of changing the language in CP4D is to change the default one in the browser. Having the option either on main page or profile would be a lot easier.
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Needs more information

Customer should be able to swap the storage type used in Cloud Pak for Data

Customer want to switch from NFS/Portworx based persistent volume storage used for Cloud Pak for Data into OpenShift Data Foundation(OCS) storage to make their cluster production ready. This will provide the snapshot capability for use with Backup...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

"Create and run diagnostics" jobs action should available under "View platform health" permission

We have certain group of restricted users, who need to have permission for collect diagnostics data in case of any problem encounter with CPD and open support ticket with IBM. But these group of restricted users shouldn’t have permission to "Stop ...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Ability to failover quickly (sync between active and passive production systems)

Problem Today, it takes too long to install and upgrade CPD/WKC, resulting in change freeze for the business and blocking users from making metadata updates in WKC during upgrades. This negatively impacts GM's business operations. The way it is wi...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0

Capture CP4D UI Configuration and Deployment Responses - Infrastructure as Code (IaC)

I am working with an IBM team implementing CP4D across a large industrial enterprise for both operational and business use cases. I have advocated using Infrastructure as Code (IaC) tools like RH Ansible to provide consistency and stability across...
7 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

Installation procedure without "cloudctl" command nor GitHub

For security reasons, we would like to be able to install CP4D and the add-ons : without having to download anything from GitHub (we would prefer to download everything from the IBM container image registry "cp.icr.io" or from an IBM RPM package r...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 5 Planned for future release

CPD Service Catalog to add support to manage business partner license information

Business partners' services are listed in the Service Catalog. Once enabled, an administrator needs to apply license info that applies to the service. The administrator also needs to know how much resource units (or other metrics) are entitled and...
8 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration