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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 27, 2021

ODBC - Bulk Load capability

CP4D - DataStage will be used in the data flows defined in our datalake using Postgres and Azure SQL.

Because we are required to use the ODBC Connector for the connections we require the capability of doing Bulk Loads , exactly as this is offered for the native Oracle Connector and ODBC connector.


Please note that we have first investigated with IBM through PMR : TS006407488


We need confirmation of this enhancement when it will be available in CP4D.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Guest
    May 16, 2022

    The offering team has carefully reviewed this idea and has decided that it does not fit into our current plans, so the request for enhancement will be closed. Our recommendation is to use the "Batch Mecanism" option, available with the driver, as documented on our partner documentation : https://docs.progress.com/bundle/datadirect-postgresql-odbc-80/page/Batch-Mechanism.html


    The request will be kept in IBM's ideas repository and might be reassessed or reopened for additional feedback or voting in the future. We value your feedback and thank you for allowing us the privilege of partnering with you in developing our products.

  • Guest
    Oct 5, 2021

    Thanks for submitting this Aha Idea. After analysis, it appears that the driver we're using in Datastage ODBC connector (Progress Datadirect PostgreSQL ODBC Driver) currently doesn't support bulk load as an option.

    We're dependant on Progress to implement this functionality, before enabling it in the ODBC connector. We will submit this enhancement request to Progress, but cannot guarantee the timeline for delivery of this.