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Request to easily integrate custom scripts into the managed, SaaS DataStage Runtime

Our company is using Cloud Pak for Data as a managed service, which means we don't have direct access to the OpenShift platform or any of the pods or servers that run the Cloud Pak services, like the DataStage server. Occasionally with on-prem Dat...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 2 Future consideration

Hierarchical Stage- DataFlow designer DataStage - "clear mapping" option

"Clear mapping" is an option in DataStage Designer but not in flow designer. Don't see "clear mapping" as an option in flow designer, because of which if there is any change to remove map for a certain field, we have to start over from scratch. Fo...
12 months ago in DataStage 0

Datastage reportdocument images in JPG and not BMP

Want an option to specify image format of JPG in dsdesign.exe
3 months ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

DataStage FlowDesigner add support for multi invocation of a job

DataStage Designer/Director support Multiple Invocations but the FlowDesigner (v11.7.1.1) does not support it. Please provide support for multi invocations for Sequences and parallel Jobs. That's a important feature that should not be thrown away ...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Excel file format should be supported as source data in the ETL project.

Excel file format should be supported as source data in the ETL project.
over 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Functionality already exists

HASH function

Currently the HASH function is implemented as a "User Defined Function" within DataStage. This functionality was developed as-is so it's not working when trying to optimize the job with BalOpt. DataStage development team took the Hash code provi...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Add the function "managing message handlers" in CP4D UI

We would like to implement any jobs that branches on warning or not.But we can't implement this jobs, because the specific Stage in parallel jobs output trivial warning. For example, the Funnel Stage always output following warning when two tables...
over 2 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Accurate TIMESTAMP values for the detailed DataStage log reports.

DataStage's detailed log reports do not have accurate TIMESTAMP values that represent when any of the underlying events actually started and/or completed. We have dozens of jobs that run for a half an hour or longer and without having accurate TIM...
4 months ago in DataStage 0 Needs more information

HOT BACKUP (online) for DataStage Enviroment

We are wondering if there is some solution to do HOT Backup of DataStage environment ( online without necessary to turn on server maintenance mode, turning off active services, etc.). Our platform currently running 24/7? Is there a possibility of ...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Data Stage Integration/Connectivity with Infor (https://www.infor.com/) source

Hello, Problem Statement: Recently we came to know from IBM Support that Data Stage can't connect to Infor using jdbc connector stage. I am submitting this new idea based on IBM rep's recommendation. Please see IBM case# TS008021248. Benefits/Valu...
4 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review