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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Publish Assets from WKC to Watson Studio consistently

Follwing the idea, that data assets have been added and documented in WKC and then pushed to projects that need this data assets, there is a great gap in functionality: when pushing an asset a second (or third...) time to a project, e.g. after the...
about 1 month ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Control the resources required for Cloud Pak for Data to maintain functionality equivalence across versions per licensing.

For my customer, Navistar, when we upgraded from CP4D v4.0.9 to CP4D v4.5.3, we are not able to run Metadata Enrichment due to resource constraints. In the previous version, we are able to run Quick Scan with the same environment. They have 4 work...
17 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

ICP4D needs to implement support for using Google Workload Identity Federation(WIF)

ICP4D V4.5.3 needs to support the ability to add Google Workload Identity Federation(WIF) as an Authentication method so that we can move away from using service account JSON key for accessing(MDI and MDE) BQ projects. Currently the Google BigQuer...
22 days ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Needs more information

Ability to mask a column by both a data class and a tag

We want the ability to have a data protection rule that uses an "And" clause and a "Tag" and appropriately masks based only on the "AND TAG = " clause. Right now we found that when we tag a column with the data class and a tag, the column only mas...
8 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Role concept WKC catalog – all user with role CPD Admin should have admin permissions on all catalogs

In the current implementation, a CPD admin can not access all catalogs. It could be possible that , if the catalog creator left or is not available, no one can administer the catalog. There should be a super admin catalog role that has access to a...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Not under consideration

Simultaneously modifying and deleting governance artifacts and asset

On IGC (11.x) -WKC (4.x) migration projects. Clients developed lots of query that they use to search (with many filters) governance artifacts and asset. They also use this feature to bulk modify and delete the searched data. The search phase could...
8 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Writing back the data quality results to an external database i.e. SQL server

We have a couple of users who have requested for us to connect to their in-country reservoir instances (SQL servers), as they would like to write back their data quality and profiling results in there. This will give them more control of their res...
6 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Functionality already exists

Catalog limiting to 10 assets while adding to Projects

Verizon does bulk adding of assets from catalog to Projects. In 4.5.3 release the Catalog adding to projects limited to 10. Entered a SF ticket and the dev team asked us to create a AHA ticket and this is as per Design. Please extend it to 100 or ...
3 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 4 Future consideration

WKC - Metadata Crawler to import lineage Information for standalone DataStage installation

WKC in CPD can not display operational lineage for DataStage implementations in a remote environment. We will request the option to extract/crawl lineage relevant information that can be easily automated integrated in WKC without exporting from Da...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Optimize performance of WKC and Guardium to minimize the latency

Optimize performance of Guardium E-STAP and minimize the latency overhead (130ms) currently being seen during WKC/GDP MVP for large customer - Optimization considers on all components of solution should be considered (i.e. WKC pooling/caching, get...
about 2 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Planned for future release