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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM Cloud and its products. 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.

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Option to adjust max_prepared_stmt_count in MySQL ICD

As Developers of Cloudnative Telco AAA Systems the performance of the system highly depends of the performance of the database.To compensate for higher latency in cloud database and to further scale the performance we increase connections.The data...
10 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Request for Secrets Manager a free plan "Reserved Insance" Customer

Since this week the Certificate Manager was moved off and replaced by the Secret Manager. We are using APIc v10 RI where there was a free plan for the certificate manager, which was perfect for us. Now, we need to pay for the new Secret Manager 29...
over 1 year ago in Secrets Manager 2 Future consideration

automatic IKS worker replacement as a response to a certain metric (classic or VPC infrastructure)

While operating IBM Kubernetes (IKS) clusters (classsic infrastructure) we have run several times into a situation where IKS worker nodes start under-performing. We notice performance issues that are usually visible as: Read timeouts while perform...
7 months ago in Kubernetes Service 0 Future consideration

Increase VPC Remote Security Group Limit

Within your VPC, there are two ways to grant and allow network traffic: Security Groups (SG) and Access Control Lists (ACL). We prefer to use the SGs because they are stateless and their use results in fewer rules which makes understanding our sec...
11 months ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Make DS8K storage available in IBM PowerVS to provide organizations with high-performance storage options for their workloads.

It is useful because DS8K storage offers high-performance and reliability features that can benefit organizations with demanding workloads. Organizations using IBM PowerVS would benefit from this availability as it provides them with a storage opt...
about 2 months ago in Power 0 Future consideration

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects

Disable COS Instance Deletion if it has any Buckets/Objects. We can delete the COS Instances even if it has child resources like Buckets and Objects in it. This is really a threat to the IBM Cloud COS. If a user gains access and simply click on De...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Future consideration

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well

Monitoring - Monitoring Services Workspace/Repository has be accessible from another regional services as well. I want to configure and monitor my infrastructure from one dashboard only from a single region using cloud native services.
7 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 0 Future consideration

OpenAPI definitions for all IBM Cloud services should be publicly available

https://cloud.ibm.com/docs?tab=api-docs Current OpenAPI definitions for IBM Cloud services are available at above page. Customers do not have access to collated GITHUB Repo where IBM Cloud maintains OpenAPI definition of all IBM CLoud services. ht...
over 1 year ago in Documentation 2 Future consideration

accept PO box billing addresses in standard format

When inputing the billing address for my IBM Cloud payment method, if my billing address is a PO box, then the IBM Cloud website should accept that address. Currently, the IBM Cloud website explicitly states that it does not accept PO boxes. This ...
8 months ago in Billing 0 Future consideration

Mongo Db restoration progress percentage / progress bar

Please provide accurate information when we create a new instance of a database from back up it always shows 94% completed when it actually is restoring the data and some times it takes hours to complete the restoration but the progress bar keep s...
6 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration