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Improve issue of PII getting leaked in the Granite 8B Japanese model

The clients have noticed PII getting leaked in the Granite 8B Japanese model. This is a massive Red flag and must be dealt with properly before can be deployed live(scheduled in early September).We did a quick search and found the infor...
11 days ago in 1 Submitted

Start IDE with fraction of CPU request or with no cpu request

Today most IDE in WatsonStudio need to be started with 1 CPU. The customer would like the ability to start IDE with franctions of cpu and not a full cpu or even if possible with no cpu request Customer uses Jupyter, Spark and rStudio IDE. Today us...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Cloud pak for Data Watson Studio generating IDE Spark, jupyter, rstudio creates env variables that can affect performance

Customer ran into an issue where all pods in the CPD namespace were slow. A cron job is running in CP4D was suppose to kill idle spark IDE. But there were some pods that were not cleaned. -> With the help o...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Pipelines should save its out artifacts as Assets in Projects

For example, say you create a Pipeline that executes an AutoAI Experiment. After execution, one would expect the AutoAI Experiment to show up in Assets, but it doesn't. The only way to access the AutoAI Experiment is via API, which is odd since th...
about 1 month ago in 0 Under review

Spark pods, do better clean up for idle pods

In ticket TS016219727 we did some enhancement to the cronjob that cleans up spark idle jobs. This is an issue with CP4D 4.6 and 4.8 on-prem specifically with the Spark IDE started from Watson Studio. We would like for these enahancements to be in ...
about 1 month ago in 0 Submitted

Allow auto-save to be turned on/off not only at pipeline level, but also at project level

Many of our users tend to open multiple tabs when editing pipelines and we are concerned that they may be inadvertently overwriting themselves. We'd like the ability to disable auto-save at the project level and not just within a single pipeline.
about 2 months ago in 0 Not under consideration

Pull Assets for Deprecated Git Project Where Original Owner Leaves

Problem: When the original owner of a Deprecated Git CPD project leaves an organization (or no longer has an account within CPD), Git Integration for that project breaks. As a result, other users are unable to pull updated assets from GitHub into ...
2 months ago in 0 Under review

Ability to set default Project quota

CPD admins can set Project quotas to enforce resource constraints on Projects. It is only possible to set the quota after the project is created, which allows room for risk that a user/group can consume too many resources before an Admin has the o...
2 months ago in 0 Under review

Prevent CPD Project Users from writing and changing file permissions from Jupyter Notebook

Today, any user in a project that has permissions above the read-only permission (editor, admin) has the ability to write new files from a notebook, or change permissions for a file using chmod. This is a potential security vulnerability, and not ...
3 months ago in 0 Under review

Lean image for Python 3.9 for Watson Machine Learning and Watson Studio

Our clients deploying models in Watson Machine Learning or running batch scoring via the Watson Studio job framework require custom images to bring their own packages. The lean images will only contain the minimum list of packages needed for WML o...
3 months ago in 0 Under review