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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 4, 2016

Need ability to run common metadata operations simultaneously

1. Product: IIS
2. Associated PMR: 30890,122,000
3. Describe the requirement: Need ability to run common metadata operations simultaneously
4. Use case: Information Server is being used as our data governance tool. We are placing our corporate common metadata into a repository and there are tens of thousands of databases that require importing and updating on a regular basis. We find that imports require that they be run sequentially or we see deadlock errors that bring down WAS. We find that we cannot update IGC while we are doing imports as that also causes deadlock errors. We need IIS to be able to handle all types of simultaneous common metadata operations without crashing as with the sheer volume that we are managing, sequential operations are excessively time consuming.
5. Priority: High
  • Guest
    Sep 12, 2020

    Thanks for your idea. This will be evaluated as part of the future Metadata Import service being introduced into Watson Knowledge Catalog and Cloud Pak for Data. IBM current Data Governance offerings.