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Please use the following category to raise ideas for these offerings for all environments (traditional on-premises, containers, cloud):
  • Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management

  • Cloud Pak for Network Automation - including Orchestration and Performance Management

  • Cloud Pak for Watson AIOps - including Netcool Operations Management portfolio

  • Edge Application Manager

  • IBM Observability with Instana

  • ITM-APM Products - including IBM Tivoli Monitoring v6 and Application Performance Monitoring v8

  • Workload Automation - including Workload Scheduler

  • Tivoli System Automation - including Tivoli System Automation Application Manager (SA AM), Tivoli System Automation for Multiplatforms (SA MP)

  • Tivoli Application Dependency Discovery Manager - TADDM


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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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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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Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas

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Application and Event monitoring statefulset operators

The community around the operator pattern and the community framework has gained a lot of traction and has matured quite a bit from its original proposal and delivery. There are increasingly more examples of technologies adopting this pattern (htt...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Operator pattern based deployment lifecycle management for the Application and Event monitoring workload

Refactor the ibm-cloud-appmgmt-prod helm chart to be replaced by a go-sdk operator for controlling the deployment lifecycle, administrative and operation tasks of the IBM Cloud App Management workload. Note: Not to be confused with using a helm-t...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Future consideration

Vertical scaling of Application and Event monitoring stateful services

A means by which to effectively perform vertical scaling of key stateful services in the `ibm-cloud-appmgmt-prod` chart. Today, the stateful services include PersistentVolumeClaims in their pod spec, and use helm values to configure the size of t...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Enhanced Placement Rules

Allow for additional inputs into the placement rules. For example: cost of resources within a cluster, network latency of a cluster (ex: edge vs central cloud), networking capacity between locations, cluster hardware capabilities (CPU pinning, GPU...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

Enhanced Visibility of Deployed Application Versions.

Update the topology, application, and/or overview screens in MCM to more effectively see what release(s) of applications are deployed to which clusters. These views should be consumable even when there are 100s of clusters and support grouping by ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

More control for application updates at scale

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for multiple Deployables each deployed in their own cluster, the customer needs more control over how those upgrades are performed. The ability to do a canary deployment (upgrade just on...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Future consideration

Rolling upgrades for a single Deployable

When doing an application update (such as from v1.0 to v1.1) for a single Deployable, MCM should support Kubernetes rolling upgrades for each service in the application so that the application can be upgraded with zero downtime. Our understanding ...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 2 Future consideration

Create an Ansible Playbook that collects compliance evidence from the system.

Use Ansible Automation to built a Playbook that collects the evidence for compliance.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Not under consideration

Add automated provisioning of GRC compliance controllers as part of Install of Klusterlet.

Currently, compliance controllers are not installed as part of the cluster install and there is no automated way to install these controllers hence the GRC does not work out of the box and there is no notification on how to fix it.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 0 Not under consideration

AI Ops - automated Cost/Quota based selection of Clusters to provision Apps.

Add policies and cost analysis to provision based on Cost or quota policies. leverage model in CloudForms. and Extend to Containers.
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Multicloud Management Ideas 1 Functionality already exists