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Cloud Pak for Data

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#emea #csm #mea Integrate IBM Knowledge Catalog Governance into DataStage Flows

Issue: Currently, in IBM Cloud Pak for Data, data protection rules defined within Watson Knowledge Catalog are not directly applied to DataStage flows, even when governed assets from the catalog are used. This creates confusion and a sense that no...
12 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 2 Submitted

Allow central configuration of platform settings (especially for SSL CA setup for Git)

Many platform parameters need to be configured using config parameters In order to configure the CA for a self-hosted Git server in R Studio, the CAs needs to be added through the Git integration token in the UI. Even though this works, it is coun...
almost 3 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data 0 Future consideration

Adding another permission in Catalog of reading and viewing assets only permission and allow users to request to access the assets inside a catalog

For now in catalog collaborator roles and permissions, the most limited role in a catalog, viewer, allows users to view the catalog and use assets in projects. However, there is customer's scenario that they only want some users the permissions to...
about 4 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Submitted

Distributing  various files like spark events, spark job logs,  across pvcs.

Customer is expecting a performance bottle neck if we don't distribute the files that are going into file-api-pv. For example when we look at a spark executor yaml, we see atleast 5 or more mount paths to file-api-pv. Customer some times is runnin...
about 10 hours ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

UI for WS to user-friendly, proactively recognize whether I can start up an environment of a certain size or not

Related to CPDIDEAS-I-561 so the UIs for the services (WS. WKC and DS) can be built. This is to proractively and user-reldy determine be informed if not sufficient resources are available per nodto start an R or Notebook runtime environment.

CP4D - Would like to be able to delete multiple jobs at the same time in the GUI

While the asset browser now allows selection of multiple assets for deletion in most places, the "job" view has no such selection and jobs must be selected one at a time and then deleted. The GUI should offer the same type of selection boxes for j...
6 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Parameter support when creating standalone database connection assets

When creating a Database connection I would like to use parameters for the connection details. This is currently possible when using flow connection in job but we have a hundreds of job that are allready using existing connection created through i...
6 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / DataStage 0 Submitted

Cloud Pak for Data - Watson Pipelines - Add Undostack as a drop down list

Currently in a Watson Pipeline if you want to undo 5 Steps, then you have to 1: know how many steps to go back 2: click on the undo button n times As discussed with the dev team, this should be improved to offer an arrow-down next to the undo/redo...

Info report about users who have not logged in for x days (configurable)

Admin should be able to login and generate a report about users who were given access but haven't logged onto the platform for 30 days (or 60 or 90 days).
13 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Under review

Azure Blob support with EntraID

General Motors leveraging DataStage have an increasing number of their users moving their applications from on-premises to Azure. With that strategic move, GM needs support for connecting to Azure Blob Storage for their DataStage ETL / ELT jobs. M...
14 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review