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  1. Add a fully featured Schema Repository

    Provide a schema repository that allows multiple technical schema to be associated with Data Entities.

    Primary use cases are to allow consumers to find data sources and then be able to technically integrate with the data source and understand the data source structure e.g. for integration or testing/validation purposes in a data pipeline.

    Should support:
    - XSD, jsonSchema, AVRO, parquet, and others
    - Versioning - a schema will change over time, all versions should be capable of being stored or retrieved.
    - More than 1 schema type per data asset. For example the same source nested json/xml data might be…

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  2. Regular expression in search query

    The search query syntax doesn't not support regular expression. Please do include a syntax to query assets using regular expression.

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  3. Issue with relationships or related data feature.

    Is it just me or is there a bug with the relationships or related data feature? Tried re-publishing related data and the tab that should show how data can be joined is not visible. Reference: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/data-catalog/data-catalog-how-to-view-related-data-assets

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  4. Ability to Register an Azure Analysis Service

    I am unable to register an Azure Analysis Service database in the Azure Data Catalog using the publishing tool.
    Azure Analysis Services is not included in the initial Data Sources.
    Attempting to register the AAS server using the Analysis Services Data Source I consistently get an error
    "Object reference not set to an instance of an object"
    I have installed the SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 1 components
    SQL_AS_ADOMD
    SQL_AS_AMO
    SQL_AS_OLEDB
    prior to installing the publishing tool, but the error still persist.
    This shouldn't be so difficult

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  5. Kusto(azure data explorer) as data source

    Please add support for kusto as data source

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  6. Column sort order and filter

    Can a sorting and filtering capability be added to the headers of the columns in the Azure Data Catalog?

    Thank you!

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  7. Add support for synonyms.

    This would make ADC much more inoperable with other data sources, like Oracle.

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  8. Presumably you can have the dictionary descriptions as tooltips in PBI?

    Presumably you can have the dictionary descriptions as tooltips in PBI?

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  10. Please add function to put CSV files into Data Catalog's "description" or "tag".

    I want to write description about each columns at Data Catalog's my database asset’s "description" or "tag" with CSV file that written description about each columns.

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  11. Support integration with Azure Data Lake Storage Gen2

    Data Catalog can retrieve metadata from ADLS Gen1 only. Please make it also compatible for Gen2!

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  12. "Import List" option in Business Glossary

    There is a button to create a new glossary term, type in the description, and other attributes in the Business Glossary section of the Data Catalog. However, it would be used for a non-technical business SME to have the capability to import a bunch of terms, descriptions etc via the user interface. Maybe even map to data assets via the import. This would empower them and avoid having to depend on IT

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  13. Integration with Amazon Redshift Warehouse

    Please provide a way to connect to Amazon Redshift. If it is already possible to connect using the PostgreSQL or other odbc connectors, please publish instructions

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  14. Natural Language query in Data Catalog, indexing all entities and metadata in muti idioms like Spanish

    Natural Language query in Data Catalog, indexing all entities and metadata in muti idioms like Spanish

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  15. unstructured Data Lake integration

    unstructured Data Lake integration, ADLS Gen1 and Gen2 and another HDFS, S3 or Big Data industry Data Store

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  16. Open With

    The Open With feature lets you only select one item for download. Need more items.

    Download to Power BI doesn't not work. No data come through

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  17. Top Contributors list on Portal

    To recognize the effort of individuals within an organisation, please consider adding to / replacing the existing "Top Experts" field with "Top Contributors". It's easy to have a handful of experts who don't fill in data, but within the many experts who could fill in and maintain data, only a few who regularly contribute. I would like to be rewarded for my efforts by seeing my name on this "Top Contributors", and it could provide an incentive for other experts to make a stronger effort to contribute regularly, as well.

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  18. Require Authorization to Create A Data Catalog

    Currently anybody with an Azure subscription can create THE data catalog instance for the entire company. This could be a contractor with an MSDN subscription for example.

    This seems to set the main permissions for who "owns" the Data Catalog for the entire company.

    Not viable for business use.

    3 votes
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  19. Better search capability for Glossary

    Allow searching of the content of all business glossary fields in order to find the appropriate term from both the portal and the REST API

    4 votes
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  20. Support for Azure Data Lake V2

    Support for Azure Data Lake store Gen2 as data source

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