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read multiple table names in oracle partitioning mode in Oracle connector stage

In IS v9.1.2 DataStage is throwing an error while reading two physically partitioned tables from oracle database using Oracle connector stage when oracle partition mode is settled . This functionality is not available in oracle connector stage. Er...
over 6 years ago in Connectivity 1 Not under consideration

[Usability][RFE] config file change log and monitor

config files especially consumerTrees.xml is often to changed. We would request a change to track who and what have changed.
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 4 Not under consideration

Dynamic File Splitter Stage

I would like a file stage that would dynamically create flat files based on a field or a combination of fields within the input data. By dynamic I mean that if the field being used to determine the split today has 3 unique values then 3 separate f...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Maintaining connections with zOS DB2

This is really for DataStage but this interface prevents that selection. Various teams are struggling with maintaining connections with zOS DB2. The most pressing is when using the bulk loader option in the DB2 connector stage. The bulk loader bui...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Platform 0 Future consideration

Modeler should not cast operands of multiplication to DOUBLE explicitly.

Modeler should not cast operands of multiplication to DOUBLE explicitly when the type of one operand is FLOAT/DOUBLE but the type of the other operand is integer. Users should be able to prevent this behavior with a new parameter in the Modeler Se...
over 6 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Enable dynamic debug for unavailable hosts:? Dynamically turn on LIM/PEM debug log for unavailable host

Currently we have a feature to dynamically turn on LIM/PEM debug for a particular host in OK state, and for this request we want to be able to dynamically turn on debug locally for LIM/PEM on a host even if the host appears to be unavailable in th...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Not under consideration

Dynamic SSM Resource Group History Files to SFS

Dynamic SSM resource groups work well in Symphony 7 but for one issue. By definition a dynamic resource group does not contain management hosts but consists of regular compute hosts. These hosts do not know of the shared file system where session ...
over 6 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 7.1 3 Not under consideration

Modify HASH_LOOKUP to inc...

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over 6 years ago in Optim / Optim Test Data Management 0 Not under consideration

Update Table Attributes Via Import Method Similar to With Glossary Assets (CSV or XML)

Our company needs to update several attributes at the table details level. This could be attributes such as short description, long description, steward, or adding a new note. An import mechanism needs to be in place so this doesn't have to be don...
over 6 years ago in Information Server - Governance 1 Functionality already exists

Default WLM queue at the sequence level

Add the functionality to set a design-time default WLM queue name at the sequence level.
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration