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Watson Knowledge Catalog

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Support a unique identifier concept in data sources

A developer or admin working with the Watson Discovery service is going to want to keep it as closely in sync with the content in all of the data sources they are working with. As content changes in the data sources, developers need to have an eas...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Planned for future release

Enable detecting and processing of updated content in a data source

The data platform needs to provide support for enabling end user applications build on Discovery to automatically process updates to any content in a data source they have already ingested data from so that updated content is sent and ingested int...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future 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 5 years ago in Watson 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 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

Add an auto catalog option for assets at the end of a flow

When building a flow I am typically ending up with data being added to a source somewhere. I need to remember to manually go and add this asset to the catalog should I want it to be shared more broadly. Our message is that we make it easy to provi...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration

Import Catalog metadata from a CSV file from the Desktop

When I try to upload a CSV file from the desktop that just contains column names and no data, the catalog cannot display the column names because it seems to think the file empty. The workaround is to add a few rows of "data" to the file to make i...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Not under consideration

can we default the asset name, tags and include column metadata for relational data when adding to catalog through a connection to relational data

To make it quicker to populate a catalog, it would be great if there were defaults for asset names - based on the selected schema/table picked. This should also import the descriptions of the column names/types which will be useful for end user to...
about 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 0 Future consideration

Support for a Teradata connector

We need to provide a connector for Teradata to allow these sources to be connected to and cataloged. This has come in from 2 clients, a healthcare provide in Egypt and a telecoms provider in the UK. This is a big cap in our connectors from what I ...
over 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Functionality already exists

There should be a way to add multiple users at once, right now it's tedious to add users one at a time. Can i use a comma separated list like an email?

It's very tedious to add users one at a time, can we make it easier by allows users to paste in a comma separated list of user to add?
over 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 2 Future consideration

lookup for collaborator name should be same between projects and catalog

I was trying to add trent and david lebutsch to the great outdoors catalog and project. I couldn't get the catalog to recognize their idsTrent_Gray-Donald@ca.ibm.comLebutsch@de.ibm.com So then i tried to add them to project anyways. The project ad...
over 5 years ago in Watson Knowledge Catalog 1 Future consideration