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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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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 ...
8 days ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

DE: Global variables defined in .var file are missing in debug ARL file

When we extract ruleset/ruleapp with debug information, the debug ARL file is not having declarations/definitions of the global variables defined in the .var files.
15 days 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...
21 days 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...
2 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Management of optional inputs in DVS templates

No description provided
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Needs more information

BAI should index decisions list data a JSON arrays in the ElasticSearch Index

List of objects in the BOM of a decision event is flattered in the JSON document. For instance, a Client object with a list of Product is represented as the JSON object:“data.ruleapp.ruleset.in.client.products.1.id”: “id1”,“data.ruleapp.ruleset.in...
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

BAI should not index all decision events in the same ElasticSearch Index

All decision events are indexed by BAI FIlnt job in the same index mixing the data of multiple business domains where decisions are used. To differentiate the data from one domain to other the columns in the index are prefixed with the ruleapp and...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Under review

Allow override of SSL config in tlsSecurity.xml in ODM CP4BA deployment

When ODM components are deployed as part of the CloudPak, the SSL settings for the Liberty application server can be found in tlsSecurity.xml file deployed to the pod. Currently, the only customization we can do to these settings are the ability ...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Limit reconciliation processing in ICP4BA operator pod

The operator pod runs a constantly active reconciliation loop which checks the settings of the Custom Resource against the configuration of the Kubernetes/OpenShift items created by the CR settings. For ODM and other components, this loop is usef...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

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...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration