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Support for multi-byte string in the "View data" fnction

"View data" in Oracle Connector failed with error "ORA-01406: fetched column value was truncated" when multi-byte string is included in the column referred, although the job execution succeeded.This restriction reduces usability of the product, as...
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Datastage support for MSSQL server 2017 and 2019

Keep latest releases up to date and in line with the market
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Datastage Lock job

Hello We think that it will be a great addition to have the way to lock a job whitout being in the designer. Regards
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

Password character check in installation software

Instead of having a list of valid characters displayed in some document/website would it be possible to display them prior to requesting the password for the infosphere datastage accounts. Demand for my secure passwords using special characters i...
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

IIS DataStage needs encryption key rotation

The latest version of IIS DataStage 11.7.1 has no documented ability to be able to change any keys used to encrypt password type data in the product. Security best practices are to periodically rotate the keys.
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 3 Future consideration

Remove Key column when Generating Multiple Files ie Filename

When using Sequential File as the output stage in Datastage, there is the option to generate multiple files. You also have the option to use a specific column as the key column and be used to name each of the files when generating the multiple fil...
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Include a repeat counter for execution multiple times in Hierarchical stage.

Currently I know of a number of companies that are using the Hierarchical Stage (such as Walmart and Vanguard) for pulling data from cloud services such as ServiceNow or Archer. Because there is no looping structure within the Enterprise pallet (e...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Source control for Information Server DataStage with GITEA and Flexibilty

Hi, As per the case number below we are requesting to have the certified version of the GITEA that is compatible with the future version of Data Stage. TS002447613
about 3 years ago in DataStage 5 Future consideration

audit track for DataStage code change

We have auditing requirements for tracking code changes in DataStage and have a question regarding how to track or capture DataStage changes in Designer. We would like to find away to generate the report that shows what in the Job is modified in a...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 2 Not under consideration

DTS stage - DB2 connector local transaction mode support (non-XA)

The Datastage DTS (Distributed Transaction) stage allows use of different connectors as a target. Currently we use Oracle connector but we have a use-case now for targeting DB2 - we have found that the DB2 connector does not support local transact...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration