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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

Documentation update regarding DataStage Roles and Capabilities

Every DataStage team in the world needs a quick reference to the DataStage roles/permissions/capabilities which is easily understandable and comprehensive at a glance. There isn't one in the manual, it's just a bunch of overly-complicated text. So...
about 1 year ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Provide Alerts on Long running Jobs based on the historic runs

Can we add a feature to alert DataStage batch administrator based on the history of long running jobs.
4 months ago in DataStage 1 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

failed logins in auditlog

In the audit logs (WAS_install_path/profiles/InfoSphere/logs) there is no information on failed logins. This information is only logged in the WAS SystemOut.log as Authentication failed.It would be important to have this audit-critical information...
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

DataStage : Trino connector

We need a connector for Trino in InfoSphere Datastage as Trino is not supported officially by IBM. PMR No : TS016068863
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Allow APT_EXECUTION_MODE = "One process" for production environments

In our tests we found for small PX jobs the execution is sped up by almost 30% if we set APT_EXECUTION_MODE = One process. Since we have 10000 of such small job invocations in aggregate this saves a lot of time and resources. But according to IBM ...
6 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

DataStage (IIS) kafka connector to connect to RBAC enabled Kafka cluster

BOA has a huge Kafka cluster and as per GIS ( Global Information Security), all new platform need to have RBAC enabled and this being the case, we would want to connect DataStage (IIS) using Kafka connector to connect to the Kafka cluster ( with R...
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Add Table Action Truncate for BigQuery Connector

On CP4D DataStage NextGen the table actions available for BigQuery connector currently are Append and Replace. According official docs: Method Description Append Append creates the table if the table doesn’t exist. If the table already exists, no ...
about 1 year ago in DataStage 0 Under review

we need Migration path for Teradata -> Snowflake connector via RJUT ( Rapid job update tool)

We are looking for a solution for the change of Teradata connector which are used in out DataStage jobs , to Snowflake connector as a part of planning the lift and shift of KVH1 towards cloud. Can you please investigate from your side , if this ca...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review