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Generate CSV same as XML file from BatchExport

As given in the PMR:

We wanted to have InfoSphere Reference data management to support BatchExport API to:

  1. Allow both "set" and "value" data to be included in the output CSV file

  2. Should allow modification of column name from either of "set" & "value" data while exporting into CSV file.

  • Guest
  • Nov 27 2020
  • Not Under Consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? xml file format is unsupported in most cases of data load into various app/systems hence like to see complete extract in CSV similar to xml extract but not partial
How should it work?

The extract received from BatchExport should provide complete file in CSV format just like xml file format

Idea Priority Medium
Priority Justification We utilize BatchExport API to source data from RDM to various other DB for our conformance reporting; So like to see complete extract from RDM but not partial
Client Name ANZ
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  • Admin
    MAY LI commented
    1 Dec, 2020 12:40am

    Hi Mohammad,

    As you are probably aware, IBM's strategic solution for managing reference data is Watson Knowledge Catalog on the Cloud Pak for Data platform, that's where all investment is directed towards.

    Given the current RDM architecture maturity and IBM's strategy, we are rejecting this enhancement request.

    As I understand, IBM MDM Support team has suggested a workaround, I hope that helps in the mean time.


  • Admin
    MAY LI commented
    30 Nov, 2020 01:39pm

    Hi Mohammad,

    Thank you for submission. We will investigate and follow up here with status.


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