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Watson Query

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Whenever Data Assets are shown in the CP4D UI, there should be a link to take it to the "Run SQL" page, if it is a virtualized asset.

The (data) assets inside CP4D could originate from anywhere, however if they are from Data Virtualization (Watson Query), then users can perform SQL based analysis on it. These assets could be presented to users in different channels 1. Inside a c...
5 days ago in Watson Query 0 Submitted

Join multiple tables from UI

As a data steward I would like to join more than 2 tables from the UI.
25 days ago in Watson Query 0 Submitted

Modify virtual table from UI

As a data steward I would like to have the possibility to modify a virtual table from the UI, without the need to run a SQL statement.
25 days ago in Watson Query 0 Submitted

Multitenancy support for Data Virtualization for On-Prem Cloud Pak for Data single-instance deployment

This is relating to on-premise deployment of Cloud Pak for Data on bare-metal servers. In the case where customer is achieving multitenancy within a single instance of Cloud Pak for Data, Data Virtualization Service currently unable to provide the...
4 months ago in Watson Query 1 Submitted

Support of streaming/parsing/converting CLOB/BLOB type data structures in DV for larger data elements such as binary images that reside as objects on an S3

Requirement Integrated Governance In order to be able to use the CP4D Data Virtualization in combination with Watson Knowledge Catalog as a single, integrated governance layer over structured data (residing in Databases / Flat files) and unstructu...
over 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

Add data masking support for BLOB columns

We have some RTF data loaded into the new DB2 Warehouse environment as a BLOB column in table UDF_CIS_RAW_DV.SXACDCLIENTDOCDETAILTEXT_GUID_DETAILTEXT and we're able to extract it back into an RTF by casting the DetailText field as varbinary, but w...
10 months ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

All Db2 Family datasources enable DB2 Trusted context for SSO

To make the Data Fabric more user friendly, enable the Db2 Family datasources to be able to use Trusted Context connections. When using SSO, the person will not need a a password to access the datasources, as the platform will flow the user name t...
5 months ago in Watson Query 0 Submitted

JOIN keys in JOIN stage should be able to be used even if each fields/columns have different names in each.

When users use Join stage for TableA and TableB, if each join keys have different column name (for example, each join key’s column names are col1a in Table A and col1b in Table B), it goes to error. Our customer strongly requests us to improve so...
over 3 years ago in Watson Query 1 Future consideration

Automatic deletion of unneeded archive logs

The following directories of c-db2u-dv-db2u-0 will continue to accumulate archive logs regardless of how often the user uses them. /mnt/bludata0/db2/archive_log/db2inst1/BIGSQL/NODE0000/LOGSTREAM0000/C0000000 If left unattended, the file system m...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0

Have multiple DV instances on one CP4D install

Currently, We can't deployment multiple DV instance services. This may bring some limits, especially for sensitive data. Please consider adding support for this. Our scenario needs to support multiple departments/groups using DV, and the related d...
over 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration