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IBM is transforming its request for enhancement (RFE) process. The purpose of the transformation is to provide a more consistent experience for you to submit requests and to enable IBM product owners to respond to your requests more quickly. For more information click here.

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The IBM team may need your help to refine the ideas so they may ask for more information or feedback. The offering manager team will then decide if they can begin working on your idea. If they can start during the next development cycle, they will put the idea on the priority list. Each team at IBM works on a different schedule, where some ideas can be implemented right away, others may be placed on a different schedule.

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Some ideas can be implemented at IBM, while others may not fit within the development plans for the product. In either case, the team will let you know as soon as possible. In some cases, we may be able to find alternatives for ideas which cannot be implemented in a reasonable time.

For IBM SFG to be able to leverage on Azure Managed SQL service

It would be super if SFG setup in Azure (IAAS) could leverage on Azure Managed SQL service (PAAS) instead of the need to setup MS SQL Server separately as an IAAS instance. The purpose of moving to cloud is to benefit from the need to administer servers. Does not make sense for us to use IAAS for MS SQL Server when the PAAS SQL Server has many benefits.

  • Guest
  • Jan 13 2021
  • Planned for future release
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It would be super if SFG setup in Azure (IAAS) could leverage on Azure Managed SQL service (PAAS) instead of the need to setup MS SQL Server separately as an IAAS instance. The purpose of moving to cloud is to benefit from the need to administer servers. Does not make sense for us to use IAAS for MS SQL Server when the PAAS SQL Server has many benefits.

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