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New feature needed to manage the request-limits of the RStudio pods.

CPDS with CPD 3.5.2.: When RStudio pods reach their allocated RAM limit size, they sometimes just crash and terminate (without an error message to the user), sometimes the user gets an error message (and the pod continues to run and doesn'...
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Future consideration

Allow Timestamp Functions/Operations on Data Flows

We are struggling to get data from remote connections/servers for a determined period of time. We can make some calculations with other data types, but not with timestamps. We end up retrieving massive amount of data into our cloud environment, im...
over 4 years ago in Watson Studio 3 Future consideration

Visual modeler interface for CPLEX in DSX

In our current DSX offering we enable programmatic access with Python API for CPLEX engine to solve optimization problems. Leveraging this capability requires a user to have deep technical and programming skills. Iterating across scenarios with mo...
about 5 years ago in Watson Studio 4 Future consideration

WKC data is not protected in a sensitive project

The data what we tested in assets are as follows. data from WKC in a project As a project editor, I can use the data without viewing the Patient ID, because I don't have the authorization to view it. So, it is a very important and helpful m...
over 1 year ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 3 Future consideration

Mount the current object storage as a Linux filesystem via FUSE for an entire cluster.

The file system semantics of DSX are too confusing today, and more importantly, they do not work with most of the Python machine learning ecosystem. FUSE allows user programs implementing filesystems to be "mounted" as a Linux filesystem. A quick ...
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 2 Future consideration

allow OPL CPLEX models to use data not only in .csv but also in .dat

In the CPLEX IDE on prem, OPL CPLEX models use .dat file to store data In WML OPL CPLEX models work fine with data in .dat, .csv and .json Allowing .dat files in Watson Studio for OPL CPLEX models would make the move from CPLEX on prem to either W...
over 2 years ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio on Cloud 1 Future consideration

Can LDAP User ID match with WSL User ID?

WSL user id is of 4 digits and it cannot be synced with Fifth Third user id or LDAP id. Because of this, we need to maintain 2 different id's for the same user on the box and maintaining those ID's to be in sync is a problem.
over 3 years ago in Watson Studio 2 Future consideration

Restrict Where and When Users Can Log In to Watson Studio

Even though VPC for Pass for IBM Cloud is ideal though, we need to restrict where and when users can log in to Watson Studio. (Time and IP range like Sales Force has)
over 4 years ago in Watson Studio 2 Future consideration

add a "dark-theme" for notebooks

I prefer the black background for Jupyter notebooks... I use this, since it is easier on my eyes (especially at night in a dark room)
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Future consideration

Add Nodejs to DSX Notebooks

Node, Cloudant and Compose users are likely to be interested in DSX and Notebooks, but may not know what they need to know (Spark, Python, R, etc) to give it a try. Node together with PixieDust make for a very welcoming getting started experience ...
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 6 Future consideration