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  1. 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

    4 votes

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  2. unstructured Data Lake integration

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

    4 votes

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  3. Sibling terms in Business Glossary

    Currently the Business Glossary has support for Children, but I'd like to see alternatives or siblings implemented as well. There are terms that are used interchangeably to mean the same thing, and I don't see a way today to identify those.

    4 votes

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  4. Allow users to provide feedback on data assests

    Similar to what Microsoft has on their documentation web sites. Just a "likes this" button, and/or dislikes button. A form for adding some comments for each data asset.

    4 votes

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  6. VSTS as a datasource

    Allowing VSTS as a datasource for Data catalog

    4 votes

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  7. Allow connection to Analysis Services perspectives

    Although Analysis Services perspectives can be cataloged, when connecting to the perspective from ADC using Power BI the connection is to the parent model rather than the perspective

    4 votes

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  8. Increase the size of description fields in columns

    At the moment, the sizes of the description fields are tiny. it'd be great to make them bigger!

    4 votes

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  9. Ability to be able to print catalogue into pdf

    It'd be great to be able to compile a catalogue into a pdf, with the tables all registered within chapters that could be databases.

    4 votes

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  10. Data Catalog - show more detailed progress

    Azure Data Catalog does not indicate any progress other than % completed. It would be hugely useful as each name of objects being registered is shown during the registration process.

    4 votes

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  11. Azure Data Catalog: Add DR capabilities

    There is a requirement to be able to recover data to a previous point in time. This is a needed for example as a response to user error in using the registration tool or the azuredatacatalog.com website.

    The restore can be done on a catalog item level or to a point-in-time, similar to SQL Azure.

    4 votes

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  12. sharing a single asset

    A feature I'm looking for is the ability to share a single asset via URL with end-users. Current, there is no way to send a user a direct link to an asset; for purposes of, you might be interested in consuming asset x. Even a URL copy button on each asset would be enough.

    The search query string doesn't accomplish what I'm describing above.

    If you want to take it one step further, sharing multiple datasets would be an excellent enhancement.

    3 votes

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  13. delta lake

    Integration with delta lake, an open source DB

    3 votes

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  14. Add ability to attach supporting files like visio pptx etc

    Sometimes helpful information is in the form of a visio that describes the architecture or ppt etc. its easier to upload them here and keep it centrally

    3 votes

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  15. ArcGIS Pro integration

    As a government agency with large spatial and non spatial data holdings the ability to integrate with ArcGIS Pro is critical.

    3 votes

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  16. Show all data assets

    There is no simple way to view all data assets - on the home where it shows the number of data assets allow the user to click this and then present all the data assets on screen.

    Once a search has been done it is very difficult to remove it

    3 votes

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  17. Add Read Only Application Intent on SQL Server connections

    Allow simple specification of Read Only Application Intent on connections to a SQL Server Availability Group Listener. User ad-hoc sql access is typically steered to read only replicas and we would find this feature very useful.

    3 votes

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  18. 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!

    3 votes

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  19. 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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  20. Please enable conditional access

    Please enable data catalog so I can protect it with Conditional Access.

    3 votes

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