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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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Catalog is starting to get confusing, will only get more confusing

During my first pass at Bluemix I became lost in all the technologies available. I did not understand them all and I went with a simpler / inferior solution - Parse.com. As IBM acquires more cool technologies the catalog will only get deeper and m...
over 7 years ago in Core Platform Services 0 Delivered

Object storage versioning

Being able to version objects in object storage ala Amazon S3 would be very useful to help avoid accidental deletion or overwriting of files, either accidental or malicious (e.g. ransomware). Ideally there would be separate permissions for editing...
about 4 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 0 Delivered

More granular access permissions for cloud object storage

It would be helpful to be able to give someone permissions to upload/PUT new objects in object storage, but not modify/delete them. The Writer service access has 52 more granular permissions listed, but Writer allows objects and even buckets to be...
about 4 years ago in Cloud Object Storage 1 Delivered

MySQL service production version

Compose MySQL service go production required MariaDB is better. All cloud providers are turning to MariaDB. Don't know IBM so slow and still ask customer use DB2. Around 80% developers start from MySQL. That is mandatory service that developers r...
about 6 years ago in  2 Delivered

Built-in backup for Cloudant

Currently there is no built-in backup functionality in both Cloudant managed offering and Cloudant Local product. The available "solutions" require manual set-up - even for a fully managed database. At the same time, Cloudant is positioned as a ...
about 6 years ago in  1 Delivered

be able to select the ressource group associated to the cloudant service when you create Node-Red starter-kit

We use the ressource group mechanism as a way to create specific cost centre. with the current way of working, the interface don't allow to select the ressource group associated to the cloudant service. The cloudant service is created in a defau...
over 4 years ago in  3 Delivered

Remove Arbitrary limit on number of Custom Domains for a Paid Account

The doc talks about a limit of 4 custom domains with certificates here: https://console.bluemix.net/docs/manageapps/secapps.html#ssl_certificate That same doc used to say something like "If you need more than 4, contact Bluemix to get more for...
over 6 years ago in Core Platform Services 5 Delivered

Current monitoring functionality is insufficient for Managers and Owner.

Managers and Owners should be able to see the details of created Apps, Services of users to plan actions ahead. Current monitoring functionality is insufficient. We request that you enable one or both of the following: a) Allow for usage monitori...
over 6 years ago in Administration 0 Delivered

Cancel Virtual Server web UI dialog "OK" button is labeled "Cancel". It should be changed to "Confirm".

I realize why this decision might have been made, but the Cancel Virtual Server web UI dialog box would be much better and generally less likely to confuse someone, if the confirmation button was labeled "Confirm", "Confirm Cancelation" or honestl...
over 4 years ago in  0 Delivered

We Should Be Notified for All Maintenance Across All Services

We Should Be Notified for All Maintenance Across All Services. Currently some services such as Cloudant, Compose DBs do some changes without notification to us.
almost 7 years ago in  2 Delivered