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Repository Oracle 23

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

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...
20 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Support of IBM DB2 Data Server Driver Package (instead of DB2 Data Server Client)

Support of the different DB2 Data Server Driver Packages instead/in addition to DB2 Data Server Client. The big advantage is, that the Driver Packages are much smaller and also easier to install. Also they don't need any additional DB2-User.
21 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Enhance DataStage ODBC Component to support PGSQL MSI token authentication

Dear, in order to meet the requirements of the company's security, we have changed the connection to the PGSQL database from traditional user name and password login to MSI token authentication and Token can be used as a password to connect to PGS...
about 1 month 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

Performing an update of InfoSphere Information Server fix corrupts Datastage projects

"At Banco Popular client, the fix pack for IBM InfoSphere Information Server Version 11.7 had to be installed. However, during the installation, a backup was created, which takes the client 3 days. During the case response period, it was found tha...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

gzip support with filter option on sequential file stage when using multiple files option

Our use case is that we need to split data into multiple files by "x" key, and as the data is huge (MB to GBs) we want to also have the files compressed while being written to. The option works when just writing the data into a single file.
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Update iisenc / output to have per-installation private secret

I was horrified to be told that IBM Support has the capability to decrypt "encrypted" password values in the ISX file we were asked to provide. This should be impossible in a secure system. Given that it is possible to move encrypted values betwee...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

different behavior with Snowflake & Oracle connector for the Column name

In source connector, SQL column names are having name, which is different in stage columns list (like APPLICATION_NUMBER as APPL_NUM in column tab list). In Oracle connector, though the names are different in SQL and columns list, it will internal...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted