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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 8, 2018

Data Catalog: Deny ability to publish data assets when asset with same name already exists in the catalog

Currently the WDP - Data Catalog allows any user of a project to publish any data asset and will always create a new set of assets. In my case when working with the catalog, I published the SAME data asset multiple times to my catalog because I was not sure if I had already published it. When I checked my catalog, I noticed that there were multiple data assets with the SAME name for the same data due to me hitting the publish button a few times. In a real world scenario, this can cause an organization to have a ton of data assets with the same name and can make it difficult for someone to find the data they want. I believe this defeats the purpose of the Data Catalog to make it easy for someone to shop for data, especially if they are unable to get the right file due to seeing multiple files with the same name. See the snapshot below.