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IBM Cloud - Structured Ideas

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 (

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As an administrator of Bluemix Dedicated, I want to create custom boilerplates in our Catalog

Sometime ago Bluemix Dedicated provided the capability to add Services to the catalog by registering a Service Broker. This has been very helpful. We would like to take it one step further and provide custom boileplates to our development teams.
almost 8 years ago in Administration / Core Platform Services 0 Not under consideration

Compose databases archive for 10 years

A client requires the ability to archive the data for 10 years.
almost 8 years ago in  0 Not under consideration

Back up and restore Cloudant databases + recommendations

Although Cloudant provides a way to set up a replication mechanism, there is no guidance on setting up backup (ssnapshot) and restor
almost 8 years ago in  4 Not under consideration

As a Bluemix Administrator, I want to be able to run a report for all team members' expenses submitted within the last week.

I am required to submit a weekly expense summary to the Execs.
almost 8 years ago in Billing 3 Not under consideration

Data Encryption

Need to create a data security service that can encrypt (or decrypt) data and pass it on to another service.
almost 8 years ago in Analytics / Security 0 Not under consideration

Use env-variables of applications, services, for nexts future application, for external ibm integration...

Take a repository of services, application, ID & "env" variables, for more services integration (also by visual binding on network like "Visio"), on external services platform by ibm. We can reach more integration by legacy system and new prod...
almost 8 years ago in  1 Not under consideration

Make it easier to View Logs and Edit Code from the Dashboard

When looking at my apps in the menu at the upper right of each app allows me to Stop, Restart, Rename, and Delete the app. It would be great if you could add "View Logs" and "Edit Code" op...
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 1 Not under consideration

Beta Testing Participation

Hi, Developer should get access to provide the feedback for services which are under beta like other product (Watson Analytics ,Cognos) Thanks! Ruchi
almost 8 years ago in Core Platform Services 2 Not under consideration

Support context-path routing from the console

Context-path routing is an important feature for internal and external consumers, especially those trying to develop a composite/microservices app. Cloud Foundry has included support for context-path routing for some time and it would be great to...
almost 8 years ago in  1 Not under consideration

Removal of the clearDB service, better information on how to implement mysql.

The clearDB service is not compatible with bluemix due to their concurrent connection limitations. With one PHP application, utilizing persistent connections, we consistently saw 4 (max) connections to clearDB, and often times our app would not be...
almost 8 years ago in  0 Not under consideration