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Document how to setup hive for acid transactions

HDInsight make it super easy to use Hive ACID transactions - can we make it easier for users to setup hive transactions on Analytics Engine? https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/azuredatalake/2017/04/06/azure-hdinsight-3-6-five-things-that-will-mak...
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Future consideration

Extend policy and rule enforcement to Analytics Engine

Analytics Engine components such as Hive are an important part of the Data Lake story. Without Hive, external users are unable to query data in IBM Cloud Object Storage. However, Analytics Engine is not integrated with Watson Knowledge Catalog. T...
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Future consideration

Document how to configure Hive LLAP

Hive LLAP provides large performance improvements. Can we add to the IAE documentation how to configure it? Azure make this especially easy by provide LLAP by default with certain cluster types - https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/hdinsight/i...
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Future consideration

Support cataloging Hive data in IBM Analytics Engine

Hive is a popular interface for querying data in the WDP. It is desirable that this data can be catalogued.
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 7 Not under consideration

Provide functionality to pause a cluster to suspend runtime charges when the cluster is not in use

Sometimes, I only need to use a cluster for a one-off task that may run for a few days or more. I would like to be able to pause these clusters when I am not using them to suspend charges. The clusters usually have some configuration that I do man...
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration

Please support Apache Flink yarn deployments on IBM Analytics Engine

Flink is probably the most popular and feature-rich open source streaming engine. It supports features that aren't supported by Spark Structured Streaming such as: joining streams local state stores (e.g. rocksdb) See also: https://ibmclou...
over 4 years ago in Analytics Engine 2 Planned for future release

Provide Impala support in IBM Analytics Engine

Impala provides low latency and high concurrency for BI/analytic queries on Hadoop (not delivered by batch frameworks such as Apache Hive). Impala also scales linearly, even in multitenant environments.
almost 5 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration

Run the spark thrift jdbc/odbc server so we can connect to spark from reporting tools

It would be great if Spark as a Service ran the spark thrift jdbc/odbc server so we can can connect to spark from reporting tools.
about 5 years ago in Analytics Engine 2 Not under consideration

Ability to connect from DSX to HDFS from Biginsights directly using URL hdfs://

Ability to connect to biginsights cluster with spark apis likesc.textFile("hdfs://:8020/tmp/testdata.txt") At moment, Biginsights on cloud doesn't allow remote connection like above from Data science experience.https://datascience.ibm.com/
over 5 years ago in Analytics Engine 0 Not under consideration