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Cloud Pak for Data Platform

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CP4D Cartridge for ESRI ArcGIS Enterprise

Allow CP4D bi-directional access and connectivity to a full-fledged geographic information system (GIS) embedded as part of our data fabric and AI offerings. ESRI, who is the predominate GIS vendor, introduced a containerized flavor of their ArcGI...
5 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Submitted

Allow customizing the alert email message (summary + description)

We send CP4D alerts by email and we would like to do a filtering by severity and component, maybe more variables. This allows us to prioritize our incident management and would be of great value.
about 1 month ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Future consideration

Identify in projects deleted platform connections with a mark or warning.

Platform connections can be deleted and the projects using them are not aware of it till the time of using the connection. Concers: 1. The error will occur at runtime (scheduled or on demand jobs) 2. It can be difficult to track if the deleted pla...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

implement pod load balancing for all services run on CP4D

Our current problem affects STT, where the gateway selects randomly a pod to serve incoming requests. No load balancing logic is currently included in the gateway which impacts the sizing logic for the services. Most products include a load balanc...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted

User level Monitoring of CPD resource usage

As of now there is no monitoring available in the system at the User level. We can see the resource requests/utilization with list of pods however, having more than 100 users on the platform it is hard for us to identify which user is requesting h...
4 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Under review

Documentation Issues - Cloud Pak for Data (#MLOps_AOT)

With this idea we want to point to the documentation issues we have encountered on various Cloud Pak for Data services.Example: 1-Documentation / Explanation of deployment space concept (WML) Deployment spaces are not exactly explained. How to use...
6 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 2 Under review

Unable to add a user that has an email that is already in the system

Many Users(admins usually) set up the Admin account with email so they can get the alerts after setting up SMTP.. But now one cannot have admin ADN account setup with the same email address. Solution architect recommended that there is no value at...
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 1 Submitted

The customer would like to integrate CP4D with MS Azure's key vault for external secrets management.

The customer manages all the secrets with MS Azure's key vault. For example, to setup all Cloud Pack for data TLS connections we need to use a customer CA certificate managed by MS Azure's key vault.
10 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Planned for future release

Make version identification easier

At the present time, there's no way to get on CP4D interface CP4D version. You could get the major version in the "About" tab and some details in the "Version details" tab. But nothing matches the "real" cloud pak for data version number.
3 months ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 6 Not under consideration

can we download the preview of data asset which is from a data connection

Please take a look at the screenshot in the attachment, the download icon is gray(unusable) when the data asset is from a data connection. Is it possible to make the download work for the data connection asset preview?
29 days ago in Cloud Pak for Data Platform 0 Submitted