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Merge option in Snowflake connector as a load option to overcome the performance issue with insert and update.

We have already discussed the issue with IBM SF developer (Saravanan). Please provide an ETA asap. this is critical showstopper to use SF connector in Datastage.
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 1 Functionality already exists

PMR-TS001777097 (Enhancement to Response file generation in the existing SFDC plugin)

Enhancement to Response file generation in the existing SFDC plugin .The change we are looking1) When we load the data in to SFDC the stage should generate 2 types of files 1) request file and 2) response file. Currently only request file is getti...
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

loading data with Sales Force Connector for parent child relationships

Hello,We want to use the standard relationship fonction existing in Salesforce between the Parent-Child object while loading the data through Datastage.In the child object, we can specify the External ID of the parent objet and Salesforce automati...
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 1 Functionality already exists

Use decimal function for LIMITKEY value when a partition table is read by DB2 Connector stage of DataStage.

[System]We are planning to transfer data of an old database to a new one using DataStage jobs.Both of the databases are created on DB2 for z/OS.We have two environments. One is a production environment, the other is a rehearsal environment which i...
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

Salaesforce API 45

Datastage Salesforce pack is not able to utilize API 45, which cause salesforce objects not able to read.
over 2 years ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

Support NTLM authentication for API calls using Hierarchial stage or Web services Client within DataStage

As part of our data acquisition we are acquiring data from MDS Microsoft API and it needs NTLM authentication to connect to the API before the data can be acquired using datastage
over 1 year ago in Connectivity 0 Future consideration

BQ connector to have replace table function

In BQ connector we need to replace table function. While running a DS job and the metadata is using RCP method , then we would not know the column names . In that case if we have replace functionality . It will completely drop the table and crea...
over 1 year ago in Connectivity 2 Delivered

DTS stage - MQ client-mode connection type needs to support SSL/TLS connectivity

The Datastage DTS (Distributed Transaction) stage allows use of IBM MQ as a communication/transport layer - we patched our DTS stage with JR58698 to allow for client connection mode connectivity to de-couple our IBM MQ servers from being co-locate...
over 2 years ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

Connector for Teradata Vantage in Infosphere DataStage

Teradata Vantage is a modern data analytic cloud service platform. Need to have a connector avaiable to connect to Teradata Vantage from DataStage
over 1 year ago in Connectivity 3 Delivered

Connectivity for Google Big Query

Cardinal Health is trying to move all data warehouse to Big Query. Teradata is in content state. So, it is very important for Infosphere datastage ( to connect to Big Query. I guess IBM is releasing Big Query connector as part of IIS11...
almost 3 years ago in Connectivity 0 Functionality already exists