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IBM System Storage Ideas Portal


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against IBM System Storage 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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  1. Post an idea.

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

  3. Follow the idea through the IBM Ideas process.


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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.

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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Spectrum Protect for Databases

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Support for SQL Express

Today SQL Express is not supported. But there is no reason for why. It has all the functionality as the FULL sql, except limits on CPU and RAM. Backups works fine etc. The only part that will not work today is the mmc gui that wont complete its co...
11 days ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Under review

Change the IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Microsoft SQL Server autoselect to select backups prior to the backup endtime, instead of the backups prior to the backup starttime

The LSN (Log Sequence Number) checkpoint is created when an SQL backup concludes. This can lead to the autoselect function in IBM Spectrum Protect Snapshot for Microsoft SQL Server, selecting a log backup between the Difffuls or Full backups start...
25 days ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Under review

Add Support for OpenSource DBs like PSQL, MySQL

As an Enterprise Backup solution, Storage Protect should have the ability to integrate with very widely used DB systems such as PostgreSQL (Used in Enterprises as much as in smaller business and private environments). Storing Backups using the DB ...
5 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Under review