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Automation Decision Services (ADS)

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Change the default names used for the Request+Response+Error Class types in the RES generated HTDS services

If the JAVA XOM of your Operational Decison Manager project contains a class named Request or Response or Error then the definition of that class will be overwritten if you generate the OpenAPI/JSON file for the rule service deployed in the RES. ...
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

关于ODM8105的DC中规则查看功能

1、现象:决策表的行预览:无法进行行预览; 问题:对于规则问题排查带来很大不变。尤其是某个单元格的字符串存在空格、决策表列较多等类似情况,无法快速排查。 建议: 增加决策表行预览功能,提高决策表的可阅读性和可维护性。可参考RTS. 2、现象:DC中日期类维度仅有日期,未精确到时间。如规则的查看、修改时间。 问题:如果遇到规则当天多次修改,无法查看具体修改时间。不便于维护和问题排查。 建议: DC中涉及日期类展示,精确到具体时间。可参考RTS。
3 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Functionality already exists

Decision Engine BOM2XOM ARL editor needs auto-completion

The Bom2XOM mapping field does not auto-complete entries when using the Decision Engine instead of the classic rules engine.The ARL based field don't respond to CTRL + SPACE so you have to manually type in all the code
over 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 3 Future consideration

Enhancement of the REST-API to filter rules based on metadata

We use the REST interface to display rules and tables from the Decision Center in the customer's standard applications. Only a certain part of the rules is of interest, never all of them. Therefore, only those rules that are relevant should be ret...
about 2 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Functionality already exists

Decision Center: Add REST methods to manage Decision Runner

In today trends, we use Decision Runner no just to check, but also to generate compliance reference values, hence it would be nice to also get those operations exposed in the REST-API to add new scenario. Create Scenario (and Simulation) execute S...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

zRES logging behaviour - integration with z/OS Console

Hi all, ODM must be highly available (no outages allowed) and we must be able to react on very short notice (real-time) if a problem occurs. If ODM is not responding for whatever reason, all transactions will be blocked/cannot be executed. Current...
almost 5 years ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 1 Future consideration

Timebound the embedded rule execution and get partial/full results within the given time

When we invoke the rule execution API, we want to set the time limit for the execution. The API should return with partial results with whatever rules are executed if the rule execution is not fully completed within the time set.
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Not under consideration

Sequential Engine - Execute All The Rules Irrespective of Tuple Matching

Today, the CRE and DE sequential engines skip a rule task if any tuple variable(s) are missing during rule execution. This is not an expected behavior. There may be 100 rules in a ruletask and a tuple variable may be used in only one rule so why w...
4 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Not under consideration

Add support for decision trees in ODM Business Console and in ADS

Decision trees can be a convenient way to define and group business rules that are sharing some conditions, but not most of them (when all or most conditions are shared, then decision tables are better suited) Decision tree editor is not available...
over 1 year ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 0 Future consideration

Implement Analysis function from RTS into BC

In RTS, we had a simple and very useful function: Analyze that shows error/warning on rules. Report it to BC
5 months ago in Automation Decision Services (ADS) 2 Future consideration