This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Power Systems products, including IBM i. 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).
Shape the future of IBM!
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:
Search existing ideas
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 updateson them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,
Post your ideas
Post an idea.
Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.
Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.
Specific links you will want to bookmark for future use
Add ability to generate performance graph data from R720 Collection Services data in Navigator for i
Since PM for Power is being discontinued on September 30, 2020, clients need a way to view graphed performance data for all supported releases. Links to external letters for different geographies with the discontinuance statement:IBM Americas - Un...
Provide easy to use "IBM i internal disk performance modeling tool" which supports latest technologies (SSD, NVMe)
Simple and easy to use IBM i internal disk performance modeling tool which supports latest internal storage technologies (SSD/NVMe) is desirable to configure, propose, buy new IBM i server. IBM supplied storage modeling tools do not fulfill the re...
Provide option to specify jobs for which detailed thread data should be OMITTED from the QAPMJOBMI file
In a large system environment, where there are jobs that are known to generate millions of secondary threads per day, Collection Services becomes almost unusable due to the amount of data in the QAPMJOBMI file. This request is to provide an option...
Enable better time staggering for performance gathering and other tools
The IBM i performance collecting feature is only capable of being scheduled at the hourly minutes of 00, 15, 30, & 45. Essentially, the top, right, bottom, and left of the hour - which happens to be very inconvenient given other workloadsSince...
Performance Explorer to run without lots of security changes
As a developer in a secure environment, I am unable to run all of the Performance Explorer commands without errors. This tool seems geared towards developers, yet it has some odd security requirements that prevent a developer from using it. If I h...
We need real time smf extractor and continuous collector capabilities on IBM i systems similar to IBM z mainframes. Please let us know if it could be leveraged Use Case: We need real time smf extractor and continuous collector capabilities on our ...
1) We'll like to use another jobqueue than QBATCH (we can't overrule the QSYSJOBD jobdescription). 2) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Current user'3) The file QAITMON should be extended with 'Accounting code'4) QAITMON/DTETIM should be a...
Do not place IBM confidential, company confidential, or personal information into any field.