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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataStage
Created by Guest
Created on May 10, 2021

Import a DataStage job into a different environment on a different server (Git integration)

Currently, the script doesn't allow a job to be imported into a slightly different project name on a different server, e.g. from project_dev on to project_tst on Given that our work flow is dev -> test -> prod and each project has an environment specified as part of the project name to prevent human error, the limit hinders us from adopting DataStage Flow Designer's Git integration functionalities.

We'd like the limit to be lifted through an enhancement so that we can utilize the Git integration for a CICD process moving forward. We believe that the enhancement would benefit overall DataStage licensees who are considering DataStage Flow Designer for Git integration.

Needed by Date Jun 1, 2021
  • Admin
    Scott Brokaw
    May 21, 2021

    IBM recently announced an OEM of MettleCI, please check it out!

  • Guest
    May 21, 2021

    Thanks for your response. As far as MettleCl is provided by a company, "Data Migrators", not IBM. Did you mean to say that IBM recommends folks to use MettleCl for Git integration and CI/CD workflow?

  • Admin
    Scott Brokaw
    May 21, 2021

    Thank you for your idea. This is currently not under consideration as we would recommend leveraging MettleCI provided now by IBM for advanced Git integration and CI/CD workflow.