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Improvements to the Transformer Component in CP4D:

- The Variable Stages: only one stage is visible at a time, and it is not possible to view the entry fields with its properties.- The output derivation: if the link is long, it is hard to know what fileds are to be derived, and whihc transfromatio...
22 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Import JSON schema definition

We want to integrate files in JSON format, the JSON schema file is available. We use the Hierarchical stage. But when we want to import this definition into the libraries (datastage componant / schema library / add resource) the file is treated as...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Setup for DR/Resilience, and dependency between services

The HAScripts ( InfoSvrServices and InfoSvrEngine) do not cover all the processes now required for a full DataStage installation. Some of the processes are set up as services on install e.g in /etc/systemd/system I can see DFDServer InfoSrvKafka I...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Jobs API - have synchronous call to launch Datastage jobs

One of our customer (CNP in France) is evaluating the CP4D-DataStage. They have DataStage 11.5 and actually migrating to 11.7. They have a framework (BASIC code that orchestrates the DataStage jobs) that is the centerpiece of their DataStage proje...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Difficult reading of stage transformer in CP4D

Stage Variables: It is challenging to view all stage variables simultaneously and discern their interrelationships. Additionally, it is not possible to identify the types of fields in use. Output Derivation: The box for adding field derivations is...
21 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Repository Oracle 23

Hello, When do you plan to support Oracle 23for datastage repository? Thanks regards
8 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Have the possibility to control the time range for the DSODB Dashboard.

Currently, we do not have any variable that can be set to control the DSODB Dashboard time range. The only existing way, is to manually update the value (3 times for the dashboard...), and this modification is only persisting for the session's coo...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Avoiding conflicts for multiple users working at the same time on a DataStage flow

With the web interface, two (or more) users can now work in parallel on the same flow. And the last one saving will overwrite all the work done by the others. It would be good to have a mechanism to prevent multiple people working at the same time...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Documentation update regarding DataStage Roles and Capabilities

Every DataStage team in the world needs a quick reference to the DataStage roles/permissions/capabilities which is easily understandable and comprehensive at a glance. There isn't one in the manual, it's just a bunch of overly-complicated text. So...
7 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review