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Mapping between objects in physical data model (PDM) and its respective objects in a Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) during Metadata Importing process

Most of the customers use to use data modeling tools (ERwin, PowerDesigner, E/R Studio ...) to design graphically their database structures and then, automatically, generate DDL to build their physical schemas into different RDBMS such as DB2, Ora...
8 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Bring "Notes" information in column details

Bring "Notes" information in column details for a column imported from a physical data model.
8 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 4 Planned for future release

Allow display of more than 50 governance artifacts

When we list the governance artifacts (e.g. data classes), it only shows the first 50 itens of the list and gives us the option to show the next 50 ones. We need it to show different subsets of itens (e.g. show 20 or 50 or 100 or x itens per page).
8 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Sort governance artifacts by all existent columns

Sort governance artifacts (data classes, business terms, etc.) by all existent columns (not only by "Name" and "Last modified").
8 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

IKC increase the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code to 8000 characters

Reference data. Can the 4000 characters limitation to describe a code be increased to 8000 characters? For example, we have descriptions that are very long, such as NAICS codes.
2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 2 Planned for future release

Ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component

You want to have the ability to hide metadata that is not applicable to the component being edited: term, rule. You only want to see what is applicable to the subject to avoid typing errors. Seeing metadata that is not applicable to a subject gene...
2 months ago in Knowledge Catalog 3 Planned for future release

Preview Support for Hadoop and Hive with Kerberos

Customer has Hadoop / Hive with Kerberos/Ranger enabled and wants to run MDE and publish the results to a catalog. Ford connected to Hive and ran MDE and published to a catalog succsessfully. However, when Ford tries to preview data in the catalog...
over 1 year ago in Knowledge Catalog 4 Planned for future release

Search result to be highlighted

Problem statement/pain point: Search with search bar in the main panel, return relevant asset list. But search does not provide information on where the search term hit the asset or the asset's metadata(e.g.asset name, description…). No workaroun...
over 5 years ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Display description with enabling line feed, or enable to write with rich text

Problem statement/pain point: In the panel for individual asset, we have description section in left side panel most upper item. Description section shows max 300 character description for the asset. In this customer use case, in order to streaml...
over 5 years ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release

Enable selection display or hide data item in table view(Available Assets list)

Problem statement/pain point: Table view = Available asset list in main panel, we can see “NAME”, “OWNER”, “TAGS”, “TYPE”, “DATE ADDED” as items in this asset list. We can not select which items should be shown or hidden in table view. For exampl...
over 5 years ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release