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Add a link ordering option to DataStage Sequence Activities

In several DataStage stages there is a link ordering option (e.g. Transformer or Join Stage), this is not the case for DataStage Sequence Activities. If a sequence has multiple output links, then the order of these can only be changed by deattachi...
over 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Enable dynamic selection of Parameterset Valuefiles in Sequences

I want to have the possibility to dynamically choose which Valuefile of a Parameterset i use when starting a Job/Sequence inside a Sequence. Currently you can only Propagate the Valuefile choosen when starting the Calling Sequence or choose a fixe...
over 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Enable the setting of non key partitioning of a link on the canvas via right click

Currently when Setting the partitioning of a link you have to go inside a stage to the Input and Partitioning Tab, which e.g. in case of the transformer or lookup stages takes 4 clicks to get there (the shortcut via right click on the stage and se...
over 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Enhancement to be able to import common Cobol Copy book format

System: BigIntegrateActor: User needing enhancement to existing feature Nationwide is moving processing from mainframe to hdfs for analytics. There are hundreds of COBOL copybooks describing the metadata of the sources and targets, and there is mu...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Make designer handle large screen

Please make DataStage Designer able to support large Screen The current resolution is not satisfying.See : http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg1JR33780
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Future consideration

Wait For File stage - timer as a parameter

When specifying a time out for the wait for file stage, it'd be nice if this value could be passed in as a parameter. Also it'd be nice to have it not log a warning in the logs when the stage does timeout if you've drawn a link with the trigger co...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

IIS IDR Integration via KAFKA

DataStage:Kafka Connector in Information Server 11.7 does not support the use of schema registry or Avro JSON serialisation/deserialisation. IIDR (CDC) for Kafka on the other hand, produces Avro JSON serialised records into topics as default. Usin...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

how to reduce the number of generated yarn applications for hive connector stage

Several times of yarn applications is generated when using the hive connector stage in a DS job.For example, we have 6 hive connectors in one of our ds jobs.When the process node in default.apt is set to 2, about 18 yarn applications will be gener...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Lookup with multiple reference links

Lookup Stage with multiple reference link does not mention on which link duplicatates occur.
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

The DataStage Balanced Optimizer does not support range lookups in lookup stage

Jobs that contain lookup stages that contain a range lookup, when optimized do not have SQL generated that enforces the lookup range. Response from IBM Support case (TS001477845) is to open RFE as DataStage is working as intended.
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration