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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (

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Hive Connector with a Kerberos authentication

We need an option to connect to a Hive using Kerberos authentication. Previously the IBM offering team offered us to use a "Hive via Execution Engine for Hadoop" connector from IBM but it doesn't fully suit our need and here is why: this "Hive via...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 4 Delivered

Allow the ability to query the metadata stored from data discovery - or provide canned reports

Our data stewards have to filter through thousands of tables and columns to determine authoritative data that we want to ingest into our Unified Data Fabric we are building in Cloud Object Storage. Having he ability to query output from data disco...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Need the ability to see the SQL used in creating the 'View'(Data Asset) as part of View metadata.

Customer needs to see the query (SQL) used in creating a View from one or more tables as part of the View's Metadata in the Catalog.
5 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Delivered

Need filters for tables, Views and Connections while displaying Search results

Competitive functionality - Currently when a search is performed, the assets like Tables, Views, Connections are bucketed under 'Data' filter option on the left pane. The customer needsw to have separate filters for Tables, Views and Connections s...
5 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Add method for deleting/modifying/taking ownership of data governance artifacts

There is currently no way in the UI to take ownership of, or delete/modify artifacts that were created by users who were later deleted from Cloud Pak. This leaves the system with orphaned artifacts with no clear path for removal. Businesses sho...
over 1 year ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 3 Delivered

Separating the Update Custom Attributes action from the Access advanced governance permission

The permission - Access advanced governance – which includes in its actions – Define custom attributes for information assets. This task requires the Access advanced governance permission, the Manage information assets permission, and the Administ...
6 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

Discover assets from Amazon Redshift

When discover assets from Amazon Redshift, Analysis quality failed using latest driver redshift-jdbc42- or RedshiftJDBC42-no-awssdk- Error message: The connector requested that the driver set the transaction isolation level to TR...
about 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Delivered

Governance Workflows by Steward

As a business SME, owner, or steward assigned to a governance artifact, I would like to know when that governance artifact has been created, modified, or deleted. Governance workflows should be configured so that a steward on an artifact is listed...
over 2 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Delivered

Add WKC User table to WKC 4.5

The reporting data mart was added to WKC V4.0.x and adds an important feature to WKC giving the ability for customer written reports. However, while several of the data mart tables contain the user_id field, the user table is not included in the d...
8 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered

metadata enrichment filter

The metadata enrichment screens in WKC 4.5 do not have a sort option for the business term column. The stated reason is that more than one term can be assigned. The filter option can filter on business terms and data classes but not for blank. Add...
8 months ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Delivered