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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Email Notification to users if ingestion is halted or completed

When ingesting large document collections it would be beneficial to have notifications sent out with ingestion status or issues.
about 5 hours ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

To prevent data corruption or issues with Elastic Search, pause ingestion or stop ingestion before storage volumes / PVCs fill up and cause a crash.

Reduce support tickets, prevent future issues, and allow users to ingest data overnight without worrying about storage filling up.
about 5 hours ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Not recreation WeX Facets in Discovery

Currently, the customer has more than 40 facets that using per facet multiple dictionaries or even regex rules plus dictionaries. Those scenarios are not able to be set in discovery. The customer is exporting each facet as pear file to be importe...
8 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Stemming instead of lemmatization for exact match search in Spanish

Customer needs exact match search, same as WeX Content Analytics. R&D teams has given a manual workaround that has to be carried out for all projects. It solved some issues such as Spanish accents and missing characters, but there are still ...
8 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Interpreting Oracle CLOB columns as CSV files

Currently crawler configuration reads CLOB columns as CVS files. The customer has the TS010224689 PMR. Support and R&D teams have given a manual workaround that has to be carried out for all projects. The customer requires a solution since a...
8 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Facet hierarchies - groups

Admin cannot set facet hierarchy for all users. The current procedure is create a facet hierarchy per user, further the worse issue is that hierarchy is only kept in the browser cache.
8 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Handle roles per instance

They need admin role and read only role per Discovery instance. It is a must due to several analysts require to access data without set any configuration of the project or collection. It is a must
8 days ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Submitted

Project Level Security Needed

We are using Watson Discovery v2.1.2 in CP4D and we see that a user added under “Manage users” for a WD instance with role “Admin” or “User” is able to not only access all project created by other users, but is also able to delete them. Our securi...
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Planned for future release

Increase document size limit for WD

Currently maximum document size, which can be processed by WD for CP4D is 32Mb. It is very small size limit considering any document which may have embedded images can be much larger. Even WEX limits were higher (up to 128Mb for WEX AC). Please co...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

target facet selector of factor analysis

Timeout occurs when factor analysis is performed on a collection with many facets. If we can select and change the target facet and the target facet value (default 50) when performing factor analysis, we can avoid the problem of timeout.
about 1 year ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration