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More descriptive error message when Livy session expires

Running Spark commands on an expired Livy session will result in the following error message: HTTP ERROR 500 Problem accessing /gateway/dxs/livy2/v1/sessions/12. Reason: Server Error This does not indicate the root cause or how to solve.
about 3 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

Improved error messages when hitting http 500 on expired Livy session

After trying to run a Spark command on an expired Livy session the error message that is shown is HTTP ERROR 500 Problem accessing /gateway/dsx/livy2/v1/sessions/12. Reason: Server Error This does not indicate what the actual problem is...
about 3 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

Updating R packages such as dplyr

I am using RStudio on the Data Science Experience. I cannot update dplyr because it is loaded by sparkylr, but it is quite an old version and causes my code to break. I need to be able to update dplyr (ideally I would like to install the tidyverse...
about 5 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

Scala Notebook Viz on DSX

Brunel viz used to work on Scala notebooks on DSX. It appears that cell magics from Apache Toree (and thus Brunel viz) is no longer supported. Currently there seem to be no means for viz from a scala notebook. The other option was to use pixiedust...
about 5 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

[WSL 1.2.3.1] Upgrade RStudio R version to at least 3.5.0

Some packages require a newer version of R. The version installed is almost 2 years old. Example: > install.packages("~/pacman_0.5.1.tar.gz", repos = NULL, type = "source") Installing package into ‘/user-home/1001/rstudio’(as ‘lib’ is unspecif...
over 3 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

Administrator should be able to give initial enterprise configuration for all environments (proxy, SSL …)

As an administrator, I should be able to give initial configuration for all environments (proxy, SSL …). For proxy credentials, it would be great to get information from LDAP users, or at least users should be able to enter their login/pass in th...
over 3 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

Make Cognos Analytics (or other reporting tool) part of the WDP

While the investment into DSX and WML is proceeding, a reporting service such as Cognos Analytics on Cloud is sorely missing from the WDP. Customers frequently require a reporting component in their cloud analytics solutions. The fact that Cognos ...
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 1 Not under consideration

Have the ability to drag / drop as much as we can

This is a general comment. Over the years we've built and worked on many IDE, and richer they are with features, better adoption it gets. The analogy of a notebook is somewhat similar to what a scripting developer would go through in perl/shell c...
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

Converting the contents of a notebook to a spark-submit script

This will allow a simple way to 'productionize' a notebook to run on an actual cluster.
over 5 years ago in Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration

Kernel connectivity issue

Please, check kernel connection as it losses the connection very soon and took a long time to re-establish connection, especially while changing tab the kernel lost connection .
almost 2 years ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio 0 Not under consideration