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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...
2 days ago in DataStage 0 Under review

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...
7 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Big Query connector uses legacy API by default which is adding 90 minutes of wait time for the streaming buffer to be flushed for DML operations to be performed. We need functionality in BQ connector to be able to use Storage write API to avoid this wait time

If a BQ job abends for some reason due to connectivity issue etc, the application team has to wait for 90 min to restart the job 2nd time. if this issue occurs in critical flow, it is causing SLA miss which is causing business impact
13 days ago in DataStage 1 Submitted

create a command allowing to update parameters inside a datastage flow or pipeline in a project

We are requesting an option to cpdctl dsjob command (suggestion) which would allow to change the value of the parameter in the datastage flow or pipeline (not to confuse with a Parameter or Parameter set or environment variable). After migration f...
15 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Enhancing DataStage Monitoring and Debugging Capabilities

One of the critical aspects of monitoring, tuning, or debugging individual jobs or an entire DataStage project is to clearly understand which database system activities are triggered by which stage in a specific DataStage job within a particular D...
20 days ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Unable to call BigQuery stored procedure using BigQuery connector stage in DataStage 11.7

As part of the existing Teradata to BigQuery migration POC, we are planning to replace the Teradata Macros’s to Big Query Stored Procedures and call the stored procedures from the BigQuery connector stage in Datastage 11.7. But the issue is we are...
21 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Delta Files from Datastage

Currently Datastage does not supports delta files. Due to which it cannot integrate seamlessly integrate/leverage the functionality supported by potential downstreams of an ETL tool like Fabric Warehouse/Databricks. For Ex>> If datastage wou...
23 days ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Salesforce Connector to support Salesforce API 60 and after June 2024 API version 61

Salesforce updates its API versions but constantly IBM DataStage Salesforce connector falls behind, we need a connector that supports API 60 ASAP.
23 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

MFA for Datastage Connections

We are undergoing a security assessment and per IA-2(1) for privileged access and IA-2(2) for non-privileged users (see below link and attachment for official documentation) we need to implement Multifactor Authentication for Privileged or Non-Pri...
24 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

When a DataStage job creates a dataset with a parameterized name, the dataset does not utilize the parameter value at runtime for naming.

When a dataset is created by a DataStage job, and the dataset's name is composed of a parameter, the dataset does not use the parameter's value at runtime to name it.
27 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted