IBM Data and AI

Welcome to the IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Clients!

We welcome and appreciate your feedback on IBM Data and AI Products to help make them even better than they are today!
Before you submit an idea, please perform a search first as a similar idea may have already been reported in the portal. If a related idea is not yet listed, please create a new idea and include with it a description which includes expected behavior as well as why having this feature would improve the service and how it would address your use case.
IBM Employees:
  • Our team welcomes any feedback and suggestions you have for improving our offerings / products! This forum allows us to connect your offering / product improvement ideas with IBM product and engineering teams.

  • If you have not registered on this portal please click on the following link and register. To complete registration you will need to open the email you will receive from Aha to confirm your identity.

Additional Information:
  • The shorter URL for this site is:

  • To view our roadmaps:

  • Reminder: This is not the place to submit defects or support needs, please use normal support channel for these cases

  • Please do not use the Ideas Portal for reporting bugs - we ask that you report bugs or issues with the product by contacting IBM support.

Python 3.8 and Django 3


We're a Python shop as well as a DB2 shop. We need support for the IBM DB2 driver for Python 3.8. In addition to this, we use Django for our webapps; we develop our own web apps for managing our supercomputers. That being said, as Django 2.2 is LTS, it's also end of life in about 16 months. Therefore, we are already looking at Django 3.x.

So i would like to see:

1. Support for Django 2.2.5/2.2.6
2. Python 3.8
3. They would like to have Django 3.x support in near future

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Apr 29 2020
  • Planned for future release
Who would benefit from this IDEA? DB2 users with web apps
How should it work?

Python 3.8 support and stay in step with Django as its the most popular Python framework - and kids these days like Python over Java :)

Idea Priority High
Priority Justification Our schedule is driven by the arrival of our next system
Customer Name Ben Lenard / Argonne National Lab
  • Attach files
  • Avatar40.8f183f721a2c86cd98fddbbe6dc46ec9
    Guest commented
    6 Jul 03:17am

    Python 3.8 support has been delivered. Django 3 is planned for Dec 2020 delivery.

NOTICE TO EU RESIDENTS: per EU Data Protection Policy, if you wish to remove your personal information from the IBM ideas portal, please login to the ideas portal using your previously registered information then change your email to "anonymous@euprivacy.out" and first name to "anonymous" and last name to "anonymous". This will ensure that IBM will not send any emails to you about all idea submissions