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Watson Discovery Service (WDS)

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Multiple SDU models per Collection

in my domain of business, clients put different kind and format of documents in the same collection. We need the possibility to have multiple SDU models in the same collection. Every SDU model get applied to a specific set of files identified by a...
almost 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 3 Future consideration

Delete All Documents API

Right now if you want to delete all documents, you either need to delete the collection (which could mean code changes to point to a new ID), or you need to write a script to delete every document one by one which is time consuming.
over 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

Allow an optional "Callback URL" in "Add Document" Discovery API request

We, frequently, write services to poll Discovery for a document's status after we POST a document for ingestion. If, within the request body, we could include a callback URL for Discovery to asynchronously POST a completion message to, we could cu...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Future consideration

Start and Stop WD for CP4D scripts to be added to the product

When managing Watson Discovery for Cloud Pak for Data, there are times when we need to restart the system. For example. hardware maintenance, planned outtage, disaster recovery, datacenter migration, etc. In such cases, currently, there is no offi...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Project Level Security Needed

We are using Watson Discovery v2.1.2 in CP4D and we see that a user added under “Manage users” for a WD instance with role “Admin” or “User” is able to not only access all project created by other users, but is also able to delete them. Our securi...
over 2 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 6 Future consideration

Allow user defined dictionary for Kuromoji tokenization use under Japanese

Requesting to allow users to define their list of user_dictionary words for the purpose of Kuromoji’s tokenizer. I understand that WDS uses Kuromoji underneath for Japanese language. A key function of Kuromoji as the morphological analyzer for Jap...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Support creation of custom table labels in SDU that return content in a cell tagged with a unique row/column value

We have many use cases where customers want to be able to analyze tabular data. For example, there are many cases where a customer wants to analyze financial reports to understand how a certain company has been performing. Much of this data is pre...
over 3 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 1 Future consideration

Data masking for ingested WDS documents

We have a client request to provide capability to mask sensitive data from ingested documents. This is to serve 2 purposes; i) general company wide data privacy requirements, ii) masking sensitive data from developers If a function was available...
over 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Future consideration

Develop a collection of REST APIs and SDKs that allow to automate IBM Watson Knowledge Studio functions

Develop functions that allow to automate IBM Watson Knowledge Studio activities in Python like: 1- Upload entities and relationships 2- Upload dicts associating it to entities 3- Upload files to be annotate 4- Run annotators, specially dictionnary...
almost 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 5 Future consideration

Map dictionaries to subtypes and provide evaluation stats for subtypes

Currently, only being able to map dictionaries to entity types makes bootstrapping projects with subtypes very difficult. It also eliminates a major way to improve recall. Additionally, not being able to see stats at the subtype level makes it alm...
about 5 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 2 Planned for future release