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CLI command to export/import DS-objects in XML format

After developing new DataStage objects (or changing them), we have to manually export them in order to get them in XML Format. The only CLI functionality provided is istools, that Exports DS objects as ISX, which is not usable within a Control Ver...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Faster loading of Table Definition with large repositories

Using Datastage Designer 11.5.0.1 on RHEL, we are experiencing a delay (2 to 3 minutes) after clicking the Load button to bring up the table definitions. We have a large repository about >2,000 table definitions.
almost 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

Seperate user's access roles privilege for the Datastage Designer client and Director client

Privilege to assign user access roles in Administrator client separately for Datastage Designer client access and Datastage Director client access.
over 5 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Modification of SCD Stage to allow custom date specification

SCD stage inserts new rows (type 2) with the effective date derived from runtime. This is sufficient for updated rows. We would like to specify a different date for initial records.
about 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Improve Performance of Aggregator stage with Decimal output

Aggegator is a typical standard stage to implement Sum or Maximum calculation.But Sum or Maximum value can be implemented by Transformer stage.However, the performance of Aggregator stage implementing Sum or Maximum value with Decimal output optio...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

IN and NOT IN in transformer

In parallel transformer(Datastage) IN and NOT IN are not supported,it is being implemented by no of OR and/or OR and NOT operator. Also if any dynamic conditions need to be provided from a single parameter it can not be possible.So IN and NOT IN n...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration

Productize the grid tool kit with in InfoSphere information Server

Productize the grid tool kit with in InfoSphere information Server Basically this request should go with IIS -General (entire Suite) .
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Enhancement to dsjob command to show status on multiple instance jobs

The following command does not list multiple instance jobs:dsjob -ljobs -status 0/4 EDW If I have a running or queued multiple instance the above command will not list it as running or queued. This seems like a oversite, because the Status command...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Compatibility with SAP S/4 HANA 2021

Our company is upgrading from SAP ECC to SAP S/4 2021. We use datastage to retrieve data from SAP via SAP PACK for application 8.2.0.1. Our existing jobs continue to work with S/4 2021. On the other hand, it is not possible to generate a new ABAP ...
4 months ago in DataStage 2 Under review

Support for Hypervisor Nutanix AHV

Nutanix Acropolis Hypervisor (AHV) is quite widely used and some customers running DataStage on win would like to deploy it on AHV (currently 5.2.0). Other IBM products (eg. BAW are certified on Nutanix AHV) and it should be important to have it t...
10 months ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists