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Enhance MERGE operation on BQ Connector

Walmart is adding this as a placeholder for the discussions with IBM concerning the enhancement of the BQ connector MERGE operations per long term support.
10 months ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

BQ Connector enhancement to perform retry logic within connector

Within the BQ connector, if an error occurs on the connector while connecting to BQ, automatic retry would occur should an error be encountered.
10 months ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

Logging the Google BQ job id in IBM DataStage logs for unique search-ability based on BQ job id

When diagnosing DataStage job failures, especially on the BQ target/source side, it is difficult to trace the problem cause due to the lack of the JobID especially on busy environments. This would be for both the BQ Connector as well as the Simba ...
11 months ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

Support High Availablity for namenode in File Connector stage

As with most big data installations, we have a primary and a secondary namenode for the cluster. When the primary namenode fails over to the secondary namenode (or vice versa), a Big Integrate Data Stage job using the File Connector WebHDFS access...
almost 5 years ago in Connectivity 2 Delivered

Unable to use the transports provided for ECC in CRM and SCM

Dear TeamCurrently we are upgrading from IIS v9.1 to IIS v11.7.As part of upgrade we are moving to higher version of SAP Pack from 7 to 8.1 which is compatible with IIS v11.7.Basing on the following technote we have tried using the same transports...
almost 4 years ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

DataStage MQ Connector does not use the user Id and password while setting up the connection

We tried to set up a connection from DataStage using MQ Connector to the MQ server that only works when there is no password authetication configured at the MQ end. The connection fails when MQ team enabled force password authentication while Data...
over 5 years ago in Connectivity 1 Delivered

Kafka connector, enable write message with key value

The kafka connector stage don’t support the key values for message write in kafka.
about 2 years ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

Test and provide documentation to provide support for more recent Parquet file formats.

The current Parquet/Orc file instructions provide support for Parquet 1.9.0, which is now 3.5 years old. We have vendors who want to use Parquet to feed their big data lakes, and we are struggling to support them with this old format, even in an i...
about 2 years ago in Connectivity 2 Delivered

Extending temp file creation in BQ to include microseconds

The file names are not having the full microseconds. it is stopping with only 3 milliseconds and all the files are getting created with 4 zeroes at the end. node 4 and node 21 tried to create the file with the same name bigQueryTempFile20210415133...
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 0 Delivered

BQ connector parallelism solution for export job flow

The BQ connector has issues with exporting data from BQ to DataStage on-prem solution in a parallel mode. Would like it to work in parallel
about 1 year ago in Connectivity 1 Delivered