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Request for New DataStage Project Role -- DataStage Monitor

Request for a New DataStage Project Role -- "DataStage Monitor". Currently the existing 4 DataStage Project Roles does not cover all the user case criteria that our Team has. GIS Compliance and Internal Bank Policies mandate that DataStage Develop...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

Support for RFC4180 CSV standard format

I want the Sequential file stage of DataStage to support the standard CSV format of RFC4180.
8 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

Generate schema from SQL statement

In DB2 Connector stage it should be possible to generate the schema based on the (handcoded) Select statement. It could be an additional option of the Tools Button ("Generate schema/columns").
over 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Optimistic concurrency in the BigQuery write modes

ibm engineering has asked WMT to add an enhancement request for Optimistic concurrency in the Google BigQuery write modes
8 months ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

Disable a stage/path on canvas

Be able to toggle stages and execution paths as on/off. Gray out the stage icon if it's been deactivated. During development and debugging you want to be able to test up to a certain point and but may not want to include every aspect. But if you d...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Add search capability for stages on the designer canvas

If you have very large sequences, it can get difficult to find the job that you need to change as you need to scroll through the whole sequence. It would be very handy to be able to search on the designer canvas based on different criteria (stage ...
over 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release

Implementation of Designtime Column Propagation to the DataStage Designer

Building new Jobs with DataStage ist implemented good, but amending these Jobs later can be a source of pain, especially if you have to add, delte or amend a column. It should be possible to add a new column or amend an existing one and propagate ...
over 6 years ago in DataStage 0 Functionality already exists

IBM DataStage Flow Designer REST API - Multiple compile jobs feature

We are looking for a REST API call that perform multiple compile jobs feature (the same feature available into Datastage Designer Client).In the doc (
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Make name of object the default when exporting

Currently when exporting a DataStage object from Designer (with rightclick->Export), the tool will suggest the last used filename as "Export to file:" filename. In most cases (when exporting a single object) I want to name the DSX like the obje...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration

istool import - add mapping option for FastTrack assets

We would like to add the ability to the istool command to allow for the importing of fasttrack assets using a mapping file along with the isx file.
over 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration