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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...
about 1 year ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Console for PowerVS via IBMCloud GUI

This idea was created a while back (IDEA-I-3218), and closed, with the only real comment from a developer being that they were not responsible for PowerVS. I should also comment that this problem only really applies to booting the PowerVS instance...
about 2 years ago in Virtual Servers 13 Planned for future release

Ability to initiate an AIX memory dump on a non-responsive LPAR

When an LPAR becomes non-responsive AIX Support requires a system dump for analysis. With direct access to a HMC this is a simple operation, either through the GUI or in the CLI via the chsysstate command. The PowerVS CLI provides the "pi instance...
about 2 years ago in Power 9 Planned for future release

create a dashboard with your park overview (cutomizable dashboard) to manage the assets

giving the possibility for your client to create customizable dashboards for their entire list of accounts, sortable by technology and/or acount and/or locatization (AZ) of each node and status. Eg: i have 4 accounts with VSI, mongo and postgresql...
4 months ago in Databases 0 Not under consideration

Provide larger swap disks with VM instances

Currently IBM provides a "swap" disk (labelled as such in both the portal and Windows) of only 2GB, regardless of VM instance size. This is too small to actually function as a swap disk for the vast majority of VMs. Indeed Windows will ignore this...
about 2 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Under review

Changed requirements to run DBaaS (ICD) on Cloud Satellite On-Premises

Currently to deploy the ICD on IBM Cloud Satellite service you need NetApp ONTAP-SAN storage. IBM Cloud Satellite does not have specific vendor requirements to run other services. Most client running IBM Cloud Satellite does not have NetApp ONTAP-...
8 months ago in Databases 1 Future consideration

User Classic Permissions - Need to Fix

just want to highlight -A user with no classic permission, still able to see the Classic Subnet and VLAN details under network. It should not be there since user has no access to classic.
8 months ago in Identity and Access Management 7 Is a defect

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services

Enable Default Email Alerts Capabilities in Monitoring Services. Useful to send emails from native monitoring services.
10 months ago in Logging and Monitoring 5 Functionality already exists

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...
10 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...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration