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Status Under review
Workspace Cloud Pak for Data
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 21, 2021

Platform management UI health check enhancements

Situation: Currently there is no single holistic UI/command to validate the overall health of CPD and installed cartridges' /modules.


Pain Point: some functionality or dependencies could be missing and users, application support would not know and have to go through their operations and IBM support to validate and fix. usually users will report either functionality is missing or performance issues


Workarounds: check each components and its dependencies by itself, go back and forth with support to find out how to check. e.g. speech to text, text to speech, Watson, storage system, operators, ..etc and draw conclusions or ask IBM support for help

  • run commands to check overall pod/service availability

$ oc get pods -o wide | grep -Ev '1/1|2/2|3/3|4/4|5/5|6/6|7/7|8/8' | grep -v 'Completed'

$ oc get wa

The benefits would be reduced ticket to IBM support (less going back and forth) and better visibility to the overall CPD health and reduced time to investigate and troubleshoot if there are any issues. proactive handling of issues.


Not to mention give more confidence to new customers on the overall stability and reliability of the system


example : from the command line I can "oc get wa" and it will show me if redis is ready or having issues, I can not have that visibility now from UI, and it affects other components that did affect the user

Needed by Date Apr 1, 2021