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Improve the performance of Teradata Connector when doing BULK read

Teradata bulk export of ~7 million rows from Datastage using TD connector takes over ~30 minutes as compared on using TPT export (that is also executed on the DS engine) which only took around ~3-4 minutes. The timing differences are significant, ...
24 days ago in DataStage 1 Submitted

Enable/Disable job schedule with CPDCTL or API

Case: TS016318008 Our EPAM team is build the automation of stop/start inbound jobs' schedulers with CPDCTL. While we found even the job on UI shows no schedule, it still runs everyday with schedule. We tried to get the job information with API and...
28 days ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Equivalent Parallel Transform routine

We are converting server jobs to parallel jobs through the MettleCI tool. The tool works well on simple jobs, but we find that not all server jobs can be translated to parallel jobs. For example, we have an original job that exploits the UtilityRu...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Support Apache Ozone for the Generic S3 Connector stage

We would like for Datastage to be able to read/write to an Apache Ozone object store on a Cloudera Data Private 7.1.9 cluster using the S3 protocol (as specified in the support case TS012329373)
about 1 month ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Adding Debug capabilities to DataStage NextGen

Customers migrating from the legacy DataStage 11.x are missing the debug capabilities (setting breakpoints and running in debug mode) when moving to DataStage NextGen. DataStage developers are affected by the missing functionality.
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Infosphere Governance catalog timeout issue

When a user inactive in IGC application, the screen doesnt go logout window, instead it reamins on the screen, but when user clicks on any icon or performs activity on the IGC app, the user gets an error. IBM recommended to perform a refresh of th...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Infosphere information server redirect url after SSO

when trying embed the IGC lineage url for a asset as an iframe in another app. When the user clicks on the link it redirects to IGC home page instead of the lineage page in igc. Below case was opened as part of troubleshooting the issue with IBM. ...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

DataStage - SurrogateKey file stage - Database sequence for Snowflake database

On CP4D DataStage dataflow, Surrogate Key File Stage supports DB Sequence for DB2 & Oracle databases only. As we migrated to SnowFlake databse from Oracle we need to read the next val using a SnowFlake database sequence; But we do NOT see an o...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Databricks connector

Adding a Databricks connector to DataStage could bring several benefits. Here are a few reasons why it could be a good idea: Enhanced Data Integration: A Databricks connector would allow seamless integration between DataStage and Databricks, enabl...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

Detailed Log Files

One of our customers wanted to be able to track which IP the transactions were made from the logs, but we found out that this was not available. This could be very useful. Because if a username is used by more than one user, it is not enough to se...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted