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Watson Studio

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WS Project Export should include ALL project objects including AutoAI Experiments

When a business user perfroms an Project Export they expect that all object associated with a Watson Studio project will be exported. Users often use Project Exports as a method to recover a Project (backup-recovery scenario). However, AutoAI-Expe...
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

CRAN support for customizable R environments

Right now, users have the option to customize python runtime definitions in Watson Studio. In addition to being able to customize different types of environments (as requested in CPDIDEAS-I-994), we would like to be able to customize R runtime def...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

More customizable environment types in CP4D

In addition to the option to customize exisiting python runtime environments in Watson Studio by defining a list of packages to be installed when starting a runtime environment, we would like to have this feature for every runtime environment wher...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Under review

Jupyter Notebook Extensions

Functionality to check the live resource consumption of the current notebook, this and few other features are avaialble as notebook extensions in standalone/desktop based jupyter notebooks.
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 1 Functionality already exists

Add more date operation in Data Refinery

Currently Data Refinery doesn't have default operation to manipulate date type data. For example, to manipulate date type of field by adding several days to the original fields, we need to use following custom code: mutate(ExpiryDate = as.Date( Pu...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

To tighten security, disable Users from accessing their credentials in secrets, but allow access from flight service only

Currently their are some security holes in the product in that users can read out credentials from secrets. This can happen accidentally or deliberately through a malicious user. Consequence is that credentials stored can be exposed and used elsew...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Connectivity / Watson Studio 5 Planned for future release

Github Pull Integration

If the Github repo associated with a project has been pulled to a local machine, and the constituent notebooks edited, there is no native way to pull the changes into the IBM Watson Studio project. This can hamper greatly appreciate collaboration ...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Functionality already exists

Ability to stop print messages from python package ibm_watson_machine_learning

When using ibm_watson_machine_learning package, it prints messages in console after any wml command, like token preparation, space initialization, job deployment etc. Can we have an option where we could disable these print meassages?
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Can Docker image builds be automated?

Can Docker image builds be automated? Currently it is difficult for customer to build docker images env in Waston Studio.
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 0 Submitted

Vaulted storage of BitBucket API keys

Logging this Idea on behalf of Morgan Stanley. Currently, users' BitBucket API keys appear to be stored in a CouchDB. While the keys are encrypted, the encryption key is stored in an Openshift Secret. Morgan Stanley would like to be able to either...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 3 Planned for future release