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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

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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...
17 days ago in DataStage 1 Under review

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...
20 days ago in DataStage 1 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
about 1 month 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...
about 1 month 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.
about 2 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

DataStage would be able to authenticate using Azure active directory using Oauth2

Currently there is no option to use the password less authentication Oauth while connecting to Azure platform. the central team over here is preffering to have Oauth. Request you to consider this as a work request.
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

UI for DS to user-friendly, proactively recognize whether I can start up an environment of a certain size or not

Related to CPDIDEAS-I-561 so the UIs for the services (WS. WKC and DS) can be built. This is to proractively and user-reldy determine be informed if not sufficient resources are available per nodto start an R or Notebook runtime environment.
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

SQL type Query solution on DS job meta data, like 11.7 DSODB, XMETA tables

GM is running DS 11.7.4 currently, and has at vertical application teams who have their own SELECT queries on DSODB DB tables attached to their instance of DS platform, for jobrun statuses (success/failure) & statistics of job start/end runtim...
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 ...
4 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...
4 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review