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Function calling feature in API

Function calling feature is not available in the sdk or REST API. Functions/tools calling features (Function calling is the ability to reliably connect LLMs to external tools to enable effective tool usage and interaction with external APIs.). The...
5 days ago in 2 Submitted

Support MIG GPUs for foundation model serving

The documentation states that MIG is not supported for foundational model serving in watsonx. Our current infrastructure does not allow us to use GPU passthrough, as our internal infrastructure team relies on vGPU and MIG for availability and easy...
6 days ago in 0 Submitted SaaS HIPAA ready

We have a large healthcare client that requires HIPAA-ready services due to the nature of the use case: Medical Document Classification using and Discovery SaaS. This is a deployment progression blocker issue, equating to ~$500k in reve...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Provide for language-specific models across geos (specifically granite-8b-japanese to non-Tokyo regions)

While it is critical to offer language-specific text generation models close to the regions we anticipate will use these the most, for global companies it is important to offer text generation capabilities across languages to multiple geos. For ex...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Home screen list of Projects should be sorted by most recently changed projects

Currently the list is sorted by descending date at which the projects were created. This is not particularly useful. We have many more projects than the 5 that will fit on the home page list. The last modified date of a project would be a much bet...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Context Window Length for the CodeLlama-34b-Instruct-hf model

CodeLlama-34b-Instruct-hf Context Window Length is currently 4096, was it originally 16,384? content/wsj/analyze-data/...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Context Window Length for the mixtral-8x7b-instruct-v01-q model

I believe the Context Window Length for the mixtral-8x7b-instruct-v01-q model was originally 32,768, but is now limited to 4096. content/wsj/analyze-data/fm-models.html?context=wx&pos=2&locale=en#mi...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Develop a project role that can edit notebooks but cannot add assets to a project

Currently the project editor role is required in order to do development within a notebook. However, the project editor role also allows a user to add data to the project from catalogs. These are two distinct permissions. We would like to see IBM ...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Enable Non-Owners to Replace R/Shiny Deployments

Background: After making changes to an R/Shiny dashboard (and promoting the updated asset to a deployment space), it is preferable to "replace the asset" of an existing deployment rather than create an entirely new one (and delete the old one). Is...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Known Issues displayed in corresponding windows of the product

Imagine there is a known issue running a model in certain conditions, for version 4.8.3. On the page where you run the model, you have a link to "known issues for 4.8.3". That way, if the model fails, users can see it is a known issue, ...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted