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Analytics Engine

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support auth mode 3 for scheduling forecasts in PAW

scheduling a forecast is not supported in Planning Analytics Local configured with Windows integrated authentication (mode 3). compare with: since ther...
about 11 hours ago in Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

Add a Trace Security in order to understand how a right is evaluated by the engine

As for business rules, PAL/TM1, security could be a mix of data and/or rules on the system security objects. For business rules, we can use the "trace calculations" which is really a great feature. For security, we can only use... our brain so a "...
about 1 year ago in Analytics Engine 3 Not under consideration

Reservation of nodes for spark job/ Labeling, Taint and Toleration of workers and spark pods 

As an CP4d service provides we would like to use special worker nodes only for spark job execution called via the pyspark API. One reason for this is, that we sometimes see that the spark jobs use up all resources. In this scenario we would like a...
almost 2 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration

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...
5 months ago in Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

Allow displaying spark CPU and memory values on Monitoring page

Currently Spark runtimes do not register the pods on the Spark side with the runtimes framework. So, Monitoring page show only 1vCPU and 1G RAM regardless of the size of the Spark environment choosen is only the proxy pod on the Jupyter Client sid...
over 2 years ago in Analytics Engine 1 Future consideration

Custom Images for Spark

Python packages can currently be added using the approach described in However, some Python packages use shared libraries that may not be instal...
almost 3 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Future consideration

Cognos Analytics Cloud On Demand Disabling Admin Access to Standerd user

Hi, We have purchased premium and Stranded users of Cognos Analytics Cloud on demand 12.0.1 version. I have created users who need to run dashboard and reports. I created this user as a Standard user. Once i logging from this user i can see,he is ...
7 months ago in Analytics Engine 0 Submitted

Enhance API data export to provide day-by-day reports

We are using API Connect for an application that requires regular reporting to financial authorities. The report includes day-by-date statistics on number or calls and average latency. Report is generated from data available in API Connect Analyti...
7 months ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration

monthly planned task

Hello, I would like to create a scheduled task that runs once a month on the 28th of each month. At the moment we can't do that because it's daily and each month has a different number of months in the year.
8 months ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration


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9 months ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration