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Cloud Pak for Data

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Support deploying R models as a web service

Big companies that started earlier with ML, started with R, as it was not until 2017 that python surpassed R as the preferred language for ML. Still many companies have models running in batch on Spark clusters and those models are implemented in ...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 2 Planned for future release

Being able to label/tag data source connection

With a large number of data sources (connections) currently residing in the enterprise it is desirable to tag the data sources with multiple identifiers. For example, Application unique Id, Application Name, etc. This is not possible today to ide...
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 1 Delivered

Backup/Restore all the services at one action

To backup/restore procedure for CPD has some steps and it is complicated. We hope we can backup/restore each pods, services, whole system including storage at one action ie Web UI.
over 1 year ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 1 Functionality already exists

All tables should be able on Data Virtualization with Strict mode

We need to assign business term to all column names and table name with Strict mode in Data Virtualization. Because if there are column name or table name that is not assigned business term, this table doesn't appear in DV. But we would like to as...
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 1 Delivered

Admin user needs to see all project names without collaborator auth.

Currently, users can see analytical project names on the list only when they are collaborators. If users create analytical projects freely and do not assign admin user as a collaborator, admin can not notice there are projects on the system. Som...
about 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data On Premises Software 0 Delivered

CP4D handling of users which are no longer authorized

If a Cloud Pak for Data user is no longer able to logon (removed from a AD group that is mapped to CPD group) then the user record in "Access control" should be marked as deleted. It should no longer be possible to authorize this user to any CPD s...

A request for the Cognos Dashboards to expand its support resources.

We want the Cognos Dashboards to support the following types of connection data: DB2(LUW) connection : SSL connection and SHA256 password encription Amazon RDS for PostgreSQL : SSL connection and SHA256 password encriptionAmazon S3 : CSV file
9 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cognos Dashboards 0 Submitted

Python packages installed by the Data Scientist are not persistently stored in the WSUSER home directory like in RStudio

When a runtime environment is stopped, the installed Python packages are also deleted. And you have to install the packages again when starting the runtime environment or after starting by Python program. This can take a long time for some package...
15 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Studio 2 Not under consideration

DMC Backup Restore

It would be great if database administrators could manage and schedule backups and restores from the DMC in Cloud Pak.
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Db2 Warehouse 1 Future consideration

Adding feature for more frequent commits when using DB2 connector

When loading big amount of data into DB2 for Warehousing, we are exceeding DB2 limitation 300GB which means that we need to load the data with more than just one commit. However when using external tables in DataStage, DB2 connector ingores the co...
2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted