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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Connectivity
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 9, 2019

IIS 11.7.1 DataStage Server DB2 External Table Support

Due to:

  • potential manual efforts involved with retesting PX jobs post JR61510 patch and,
  • volume of Server jobs having TWT logic in user-defined SQL statements
  1. Stage with DB2 connector using "Write mode=User-define SQL", "Direct Insert Property =No" (Temp. table created but it said could not find...)

Please allow the implementation option to use temporary work table (Direct insert = No) with User-defined SQL statements in both Server and Parallel jobs.

Needed by Date Dec 16, 2019
  • Guest
    Jan 9, 2020

    At this point we are not further enhancing the DataStage Server capabilities.

    External tables are supported by the DB2 connector in the parallel canvas