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Showing 12 of 14830 SaaS bucket activation - move this permission to User role from Admin role

For our testing around multi-tenant, for the most part we want users to be able to bring their own data sources (buckets and databases), and simply use the other resources of on IBM Cloud without direct management. Hence,...
about 1 month ago in 0 Under review

Multi-engine management on SaaS

For resiliency and tenancy purposes, there is a need to deploy multiple engines (and types) to a single instance. This is something that can be configured and deployed on CP4D, however the SaaS version of doesn't seem to ...
about 1 month ago in 0 Under review

Support deploying on Openshift on IBM Z

Our client wants to have an hybrid setting, using SaaS for their development/testing environments and later deploying production workloads on-premises, for compliance purposes. They have spare capacity on an IBM Z16 mainframe and woul...
3 months ago in 1 Not under consideration

Allow customer to use custom authentication to generate JWT

Related to idea WTNXDATA-I-33. Customer uses a certificate that is generated at login time. The (CP4D) control plane supports using a custom authentication service (
5 months ago in 1 Planned for future release

Enable JWT authentication in

Currently authentication to through REST and JDBC can only be done by specifying a user and password. Customer does not allow user and password authentication for any of the business applications. When users log on to their desktop, t...
5 months ago in 0 Planned for future release

Ingest json files from cloud object storage

In the current version of the product is not possible to ingest json files from the bucket itself, it has to be from an external table and being a bucket of thousands and thousands of files makes this option unfeasible, we need to be able to inges...
6 months ago in 0

See characteristics of query engine

See via the interface the characteristics of the query engines: number of workers, cpu, ram...
8 months ago in 0 Under review

Stop and start Query Engine via the interface

To reduce cost and energy consumption, it will be great to stop and start manually the query engines via the interface, or the shutdown automatically after x minutes of inactivity, and wake up on request (similar to wake on lan). We could have mul...
8 months ago in 0 Planned for future release

Customer looking to have connectors for workday and concur applications

Customer wanted to build the analytics platform using And they looking to connecters for workday and concur
8 months ago in 0 Needs more information

Auto create table or prompt tp create tables based on content in object storage bucket.

Add a function to crawl configured buckets for files which can be configured or registered as an available table and surface these as a task to approve or reject. The crawler will be smart enough to understand the connector/catalog type and what c...
10 months ago in 0