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Automatic deletion of unneeded archive logs

The following directories of c-db2u-dv-db2u-0 will continue to accumulate archive logs regardless of how often the user uses them. /mnt/bludata0/db2/archive_log/db2inst1/BIGSQL/NODE0000/LOGSTREAM0000/C0000000If left unattended, the file system mou...
9 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Under review

Support of streaming/parsing/converting CLOB/BLOB type data structures in DV for larger data elements such as binary images that reside as objects on an S3

RequirementIntegrated GovernanceIn order to be able to use the CP4D Data Virtualization in combination with Watson Knowledge Catalog as a single, integrated governance layer over structured data (residing in Databases / Flat files) and unstructure...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Under review

Have multiple DV instances on one CP4D install

Currently, We can't deployment multiple DV instance services. This may bring some limits, especially for sensitive data.Please consider adding support for this. Our scenario needs to support multiple departments/groups using DV, and the related da...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Under review

Writeback to object storage and databases through data virtualization layer

Real-Life ScenarioIn our Data Lake, we want to expose all of our data sources (structured and unstructured) to our customers in an unified data virtualization layer.In one use case, we want to train an AI algorithm on the data and flag those files...
about 2 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Under review

Have multiple DV instances on one CP4D install

Currently, We can't deployment multiple DV instance services. This may bring some limits, especially for sensitive data.Please consider adding support for this. Our scenario needs to support multiple departments/groups using DV, and the related da...
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Under review

JOIN keys in JOIN stage should be able to be used even if each fields/columns have different names in each.

When users use Join stage for TableA and TableB, if each join keys have different column name (for example, each join key’s column names are col1a in Table A and col1b in Table B), it goes to error. Our customer strongly requests us to improve so...
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 1 Future consideration

DV Admin should be able to manage access of more than one "My Virtualized Data" at the same time. See TS004587996.

TS004587996 has all the details. The current UI design only allow one my virtualized data to be managed at a time. In order to manage access of one virtualized data, 7 to 10 clicks are required. With 70 virtualized data to manage, this quickly bec...
12 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0 Planned for future release

Ability to create custom role in Data Virtualization

At the moment, Data Virtualization (aka DV) comes with 4 pre-defined roles, i.e. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSQNUZ_3.5.0/svc-dv/dv_user_management.htmlAfter virtualize some table, if user wants to grant others access to the new...
11 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 0

Display the warning when User would delete DV table that used in the analytics projects be someone created.

When we would delete a DV(data virtualized) table, we want to the information where is one DV table used. Because, if someone is using this DV table, it is probrem that DV table be deleted.Current workaround is nothing.
almost 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 2 Planned for future release

View object also should be add to the data transformation project as source data.

Currently view object cannot be added to the data transformation project as source data. However view object also added same with table objects.
over 2 years ago in Cloud Pak for Data / Data Virtualization 1 Planned for future release