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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 (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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Stack Overflow (https://stackoverflow.com/questions/tagged/ibm-cloud) – Use this site for IBM Cloud technical Q&A using the tag "ibm-cloud".

ideasibm@us.ibm.com - Use this email to suggest enhancements to the Ideas process or request help from IBM for submitting your Ideas.

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Proxy settings in Red Hat OpenShift on IBM Cloud

I would use RHCOS in a pure OpenShift environment. However, ROKS uses RHEL7 and there is no machineConfigOperator either. Therefore, Proxy setting to WorkerNode cannot be done by setting cluster Proxy object as shown in the following URL. IBM Clou...
about 2 years ago in  2 Functionality already exists

Regarding the Classic Infrastructure configuration change screen on the Portal.

Regarding the price display on the Configuration Change screen for Classic Infrastructure on the portal. It is difficult to understand the price display before ordering when changing the configuration. Therefore, we would like the following specif...
over 1 year ago in Ordering 0 Future consideration

IBM Cloud File Storage support for cluster namespace

IBM Cloud File Storage (Classic and VPC) support for cluster namespace to allow for the reduction of vm/host mountpoints. In particular, there is a customer moving thousands of servers to IBM Cloud. This customer has hundreds of servers with clust...
about 2 years ago in  0 Not under consideration

gRPC support between Code Engine applications

Considering gRPC is well-defined and used thouroughly in cloud deployments from small startups to global scaled services, it makes little sense that IBM Cloud Engine does not support this type of microservice communications. My company is using a ...
over 2 years ago in  0 Future consideration

Ability to Downgrade from Standard to Lite Plan

It would be great to be able to downgrade from the paid standard plans to the lite plan in the event that your project scope changes instead of having to completely delete your account.
over 2 years ago in  1 Not under consideration

Ability to disable or extend session timeout for power virtual server lpar sessions

We are using the IBM Cloud services as our DR strategy. We have a couple of large databases that would have to be restored during a DR scenario or our annual tests. These database restores require interaction and run for nearly 4 hours. Disabling ...
over 2 years ago in Power 2 Not under consideration

Version WPAR

WPAR is a supported product from Power Systems brand. With WPAR, client can run multiple virtual LPARs within an LPAR. It's like running containers within a VM. Currently all WPARs ( vritual lpars ) within an LPAR must be at the same level. In pre...
over 1 year ago in Power 1 Not under consideration

Database for Redis - multiple members in read-only mode

Because our workload is in 95% read-only, and only 5% are writes, we would benefit with different setup - have one member as read/write node, and multiple others as read only - similar what Redis Sentinel is doing.
6 months ago in Databases 0 Future consideration

Allow to connect to the IBM Cloud portal from VPC and PowerVS instances (without Internet access)

Sometimes we need to automate or script some actions on our VMs or LPARs for backup, restore, and management purposes. It would be great to connect to the portal using the CLI or APIs pointing to a local address (maybe the gateway)
6 months ago in Virtual Servers 0 Needs more information

Availability of Ubuntu images with GPU drivers

Can the cloud virtualization team put out an OS image of Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 with the GPU drivers installed, so that one can start the VM and the GPU just works? That would be of immense helps for customers - currently it takes some trial and er...
6 months ago in Compute 0 Planned for future release