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Balanced Optimization support/ELT/Push-down support for snowflake

Push-down optimization through InfoSphere DataStage Balanced Optimization features should be extended to include cloud native database like Snowflake.
4 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

DB stages should have options to disable "view data"

View Data options could be disabled for users.there should be an option for enabling /disabling view data based upon users/projects/jobs/environment variable level
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

XMETA SQL Query via Connector

My team is trying to run a job in Data Stage on ING Datalakes and it takes around 10+ hours to complete. Performance issue is generated by Rest API calls while retrieving data from XMETA, daily run being questionable due to this approach.Our propo...
6 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Ability to bulk export/push jobs from Data Flow Designer to GITHUB repository

In the current 11.7 implementation, each datastage job has to be pushed on to GITHUB repository. Say that there are 100 jobs in a datastage project, each job has to be opened in the flow designer and then published to the GITHUB repo.This is a ti...
7 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

HL7 parser/creator/connector

no solution yet
7 months ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Data Flow Designer GitHub/BitBucket Integration

We are using bitbucket through command line for all our code migration activities. We were hoping to see Data Flow Designer provide a UI based integration with BitBucket and GitHub.However the gap is that for the connectivity to work, GIT needs sp...
8 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

IBM Flow designer 11.7.1 - GIT functionality to check-in to GIT repository

We are using IBM Flow designer 11.7.1. We have configured a connnection to a git server and tried pushing/checking in a job to git and have also checked the option to include the .isx files and dependent objects. The commit works. However, we can ...
9 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

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 Data...
10 months ago in DataStage 2 Future consideration

Add a Merge Key Columns option to the Full Outer Join

When doing a Full Outer Join in the Join Stage, you will receive two Sets of Key Columns in the Output named leftRec_Keycolumnname and rightRec_Keycolumnname, for which you then have to do something like NullToValue(leftRec_Keycolumnname,rightRec_...
11 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Add a bulk edit option for link sorting/partitioning

When sorting in the sort stage you edit the options of serveral keys together (i call this bulk edit, see picture aha2 and aha3), unfortunately this is not possible for keys when sorting on the input link of a stage. Especially when doing stuff li...
11 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration