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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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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Start by searching and reviewing ideas and requests to enhance a product or service. Take a look at ideas others have posted, and add a comment, vote, or subscribe to updates on them if they matter to you. If you can't find what you are looking for,

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  2. Get feedback from the IBM team and other customers to refine your idea.

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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.

IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com) - Use this site to view all of your ideas, create new ideas for any IBM product, or search for ideas across all of IBM.

IBM Cloud Support Center (https://cloud.ibm.com/unifiedsupport/cases/form) – Use this site for any IBM Cloud defect or support need.

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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Virtualization of High Cost Hardware

Moving hardware solutions to virtual changes our costs from fixed to a variable based on traffic, and customers, and consolidates our platform to our SDN. This allows us to pay for license when in use versus "sinking" the cost of a full router and...
about 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

VPC Bandwidth

Currently the VPC infrastructure has no place to track outbound traffic, if this generates any costs. I have a Kubernets service that needs to measure the amount of GB used per month, but unfortunately there is no place that can get this informati...
about 1 year ago in  0 Future consideration

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

Add webhook uri to Transient virtual servers IBM Cloud Interface

It's usefull to be able to add/remove a webhook url from the IBM Cloud Portal Interface for Transient virtual servers and not using just the Softlayer API SoftLayer_Virtual_Guest::setTransientWebhook.
about 1 year ago in Virtual Servers 2 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...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

CIS plan usage

Currently it is not possible to see the usage of the CIS plans. For example, the standard plan has 5 TB of protected traffic, 10 million DNS queries, 10 million HTTP requests and 1 million edge function requests. Where do I see where I stand? Is t...
over 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Service tags for Security Groups and ACLs

It would be very helpful if we could work with service tags for the SG and ACL definitions. For example, for Internet traffic, Zones, IBM Cloud Services, Cloudflare, etc. This would make manual and static maintenance of long lists of IPs in the SG...
over 1 year ago in Virtual Private Cloud (VPC) 0 Future consideration

Add "Create a support case" button at chat box

The support case need be opened when the issues or questions are not able to solve or answered during the chat. It takes time for supports or client to create case at ServiceNow. Adding "create support case" button at chat box will make easier to ...
over 1 year ago in Templates & Best Practises 1 Future consideration

Re-introduce a free limited time account for trial use

We have a problem. Since the demise of the Lite account, users who want to try out IBM Cloud need to provide credit card details. However, first, many people are put off adding their credit card details and second, many are being rejected, for rea...
over 1 year ago in Core Platform Services 0 Future consideration

Overall System’s responses are always too slow.How do I get a quick operation?

1.**Please describe the problem you are experiencing in detail.** Overall System’s responses are always too slow.How do I get a quick operation? [a]Screen display of each action on IBM Cloud takes about 5 sec to 1 min. ex. ・Have to always wait to ...
over 1 year ago in Compute 0 Future consideration