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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:


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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,


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Post ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted and upvote them if they matter to you,

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  3. Get feedback from the IBM team to refine your idea


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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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Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS

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Allow more than one separator character when unloading in delimited format

A competitor's unload tool allowed us to specify more than one character in the separator field when unloading data in delimited format. We had to use more than one character, because for unloads of certain tables, we couldn't find a character tha...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

LOCK YES should imply QUISECE YES

Because HPU is not an application program and not a 'true Utility', it does not check all instances of other Utilities for incompatibility. Users will run HPU and other Utilities will that try to start may not see that HPU is running and there cou...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support spanned unload of XML columns

Although the documentation and the error message content if you try to do this suggests that this is possible, it isn't. We would like XML to be supported with spanned unloads just as LOB columns are today (and have been supported in the core IBM ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Use of access path to decide whether to use NATIVE / SQL mode

We have several unloads that use HPUs with SUPPORTED select that download UTS PBG.Queries are unfortunately written by programmers who can change them independently and often don't know how many rows they will have to download and therefore they d...
over 3 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration