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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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...
9 months ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

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

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

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...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

Writeback to object storage and databases through data virtualization layer

Real-Life Scenario In our Data Lake, we want to expose all of our data sources (structured and unstructured) to our customers in an unified data virtualization layer. In one use case, we want to train an AI algorithm on the data and flag those fil...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

Data Virtualization : Ability to edit joined tables query and synchronize linked catalog and projects asset

We use the data virtualization component of CP4D to connect to external datasources and link them to internal datasources. We virtualize these data and join different virtualized tables (internal + external) to each other. Then we publish the virt...
10 months ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

Allow custom certificates for DB2 exposed by Data Virtualization

Hello, We are trying to connect via PowerBI to the db2 exposed by dv but the connection fails because of the certificates. These certificates are not complete and do not contain any host information. PowerBI cannot use them. The connection without...
11 months ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration

User experience in virtualized results

There are multiple data source connection in DV for the same data source (HANA in this case) with different user authentication details. Connection names are not defined in the list of views that are pulled from data source connections and hence, ...
about 2 years ago in Watson Query 0 Future consideration