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store/show User ID via CECBTCCP

the QUERY command for PGM=CECBTCCP should also show the user ID.
about 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

Statistics supporting the ODS format

read an dataset in ODS-format (OpenOffice spreadsheet)
about 6 years ago in SPSS Statistics 0 Not under consideration

Oracle ANYDATA Support

No description provided
about 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Archive 1 Not under consideration

Provide a less database centric view of data sources

The data platform needs to provide a less Database centric view of each supported data source. Currently any user wanting to move data from a source such as Salesforce is required to have a deep understanding of the database structure and associat...
about 6 years ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Expose key capabilities via API to enable embedding in external product UI

The Watson data platform needs to expose all capabilities required to define a connection between a data source and Discovery, select the desired data elements to extract, transform the data, send to Discovery for ingestion, and maintain ongoing d...
about 6 years ago in Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

Enhance memory allocation when replicating wide tables to webhdfs

To avoid webhdfs BufferOverflowException errors the workaround is to set hdfs_write_cache_mb to total size of table x 4 in MB.The memory allocated at startup of the subscription is the hdfs_write_cache_mb * # of tables regardless of the width of e...
about 6 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

Info-sphere Connector Stage for Oracle Sales Cloud

IOOF currently using Oracle Sales Cloud CRM and IBM Infosphere Information Server for our data integration needs. Currently there is no way to directly read or write Oracle Sales Cloud data. Thats's why we can't integrate data with Oarcle Sales cl...
about 6 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Support leading unstructured data sources across a variety of market segments

Watson Discovery is highly oriented to search and text analytics use cases which revolve heavily around unstructured data sources. Currently the Watson Discovery service lacks out of the box connectivity to a large number of key data sources inclu...
about 6 years ago in watsonx Discovery 0 Functionality already exists

Request the ability to install Analytic Server 3.01/3.1 with Ambari as a non root user.

As documented in our Analytic Server 3.0.1 Installation guide: "BigInsights and HDP instructions - 3...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Analytics Server 0 Not under consideration

Request for SPSS Modeler to support the Google DistanceI's

We are trying to call Google Maps Distance Matrix API into the SPSS Modeler professional. We have opened a PMR but IBM confirmed that we do not currently have a way to call Google API. We are submitting this enhancement request to include this fea...
about 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration