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Enable Horizontal Pod Autoscaler support for ODM Decision Server Runtime under ICP4BA

In a Kubernetes/OpenShift deployment, the number of replicas for the Decision Server Runtime deployment is a fixed amount defined in the ICP4ACluster custom resource. The ICP4BA operator enforces this fixed amount by resetting any changes made to...
7 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Change Decision Center DB to Version Control System

It has been painful to synchronize the rule artifacts between the branches in the Decision Center and developer workspaces. If the developer is NOT following best practices while renaming, copying the rule artifacts, and making the changes to the ...
10 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

LocalDate and LocalDateTime

We want to use LocalDate and LocalDateTime instead of Java Util Date. Now we use Java Util Date and add an annotation @JsonFormat(timezone="Europe/Amsterdam", shape = JsonFormat.Shape.STRING, pattern = "yyyy-MM-dd").Timezone issues are a real head...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Allow clean configuration of XU pool with JBoss console

(from Case TS003025050)For JBoss environments, there is no a clean way to configure the XU pool sizes. Currently, the supported way (and not very well documented) is to modify the file ironjacamar.xml from the resource adapter that comes the produ...
almost 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Decision Center - Filter On Notification

In the Decision Center Business Console, if any text has been entered into the Filter box in the upper right corner, a visual message is displayed that the Filter is On.
over 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Maintain version compatibility on RES

Compared with the classic rule engine, the decision engine has a smaller compatibility range of rule applications. In the jump-up migration, rebuild and distribution will be necessary.When upgrading, functions that do not require rebuild and distr...
over 3 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration

Enhance Decision Runner handling uninitialized lists

Request to enhance Decision Runner to handle comparison of a null List as output to an actual String or list of Strings in expected results. Currently this scenario generates an error and no results are displayed.
about 4 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Planned for future release

XU's are down when we had RES console down

Hi Team, we had a major outage for one day on our platform because our DB has a problem with high CPU usage which are using for res consoles and RTS schema. we are researching all ways to look at any slow executing queries that are consuming more ...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Provide Project Management functionality in Decision Center

Decision Center Business Console is missing same basic management functionality at the project level (both for Decision Model and Decision Services projects):duplicate a projectrename a project Note that this functionality is available in Rule Des...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Not under consideration

Need an option to hard delete a rule

Today when we delete a rule, it is a soft delete. It is marked as deleted and goes to recycle bin, which is fine. But there is no option If we want to delete a rule completly out of my system (remove fully from DB) at project level. We are looking...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Under review