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Watson Query

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Ability to call REST APIs as a data source in Watson Query

We are currently probing the capabilities of Watson Query to support a data mesh architecture by acting as virtual layer over our heterogenous IT landscape, providing uniformly structured data services to the consumers. A large number of our data ...
9 months ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Ability to create REST endpoints via UI

Today there is no ability to create WQ RESTful endpoints via the UI. RESTful endpoints which expose virtual data need to be created via the Db2 RESTful API. A large US Federal customer requests a UI screen to enable user-friendly creation of Db2 R...
9 months ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Federated PASSTHRU Capability in Watson Query (WQ)

IBM's federated technology supports SET PASSTHRU to a remote Server. This enables SQL syntax native to the remote data repository to be sent. This is useful for performance comparisons (e.g. predicate pushdown) to be made from the same end-user cl...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Propagation of Indexes for Virtualized Tables to SYSCAT.INDEXES

Watson Query (WQ) is based on IBM's decades-old federation technology (DataJoiner, et al). In Federation Indexes on remote objects are propagated back to Db2 and populate SYSCAT.INDEXES. These Index specifications help inform the federated server ...
about 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Whenever Data Assets are shown in the CP4D UI, there should be a link to take it to the "Run SQL" page, if it is a virtualized asset.

The (data) assets inside CP4D could originate from anywhere, however if they are from Data Virtualization (Watson Query), then users can perform SQL based analysis on it. These assets could be presented to users in different channels 1. Inside a c...
over 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Writeback to object storage and databases through data virtualization layer

Real-Life Scenario In our Data Lake, we want to expose all of our data sources (structured and unstructured) to our customers in an unified data virtualization layer. In one use case, we want to train an AI algorithm on the data and flag those fil...
over 2 years ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Ability to create custom role in Data Virtualization

At the moment, Data Virtualization (aka DV) comes with 4 pre-defined roles, i.e. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSQNUZ_3.5.0/svc-dv/dv_user_management.html After virtualize some table, if user wants to grant others access to the ne...
over 3 years ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Add Support for AWS Athena as Data Source for Watson Query

There is currently no support for connecting to AWS Athena, the generic connector does not work and no workaround has been found.
10 months ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

Modify virtual table from UI

As a data steward I would like to have the possibility to modify a virtual table from the UI, without the need to run a SQL statement.
over 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Under review

All Db2 Family datasources enable DB2 Trusted context for SSO

To make the Data Fabric more user friendly, enable the Db2 Family datasources to be able to use Trusted Context connections. When using SSO, the person will not need a a password to access the datasources, as the platform will flow the user name t...
over 1 year ago in Watson Query 0 Under review