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Please Add Red Hat 9 as the support OS for IBM DataStage 11.7 or the next available version of DataStage

We are currently on DataStage 11.7.1 on Red Hat Linux 7.9 which will be out of support soon. We need to migrate our DataStage installation for Red Hat version 9. We need DataStage 11.7 to support Red Hat 9.
5 days ago in DataStage 2 Planned for future release

Documentation update regarding DataStage Roles and Capabilities

Every DataStage team in the world needs a quick reference to the DataStage roles/permissions/capabilities which is easily understandable and comprehensive at a glance. There isn't one in the manual, it's just a bunch of overly-complicated text. So...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Add Table Action Truncate for BigQuery Connector

On CP4D DataStage NextGen the table actions available for BigQuery connector currently are Append and Replace. According official docs: Method Description Append Append creates the table if the table doesn’t exist. If the table already exists, no ...
17 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

File Connector - Definition for Internal table Location

We need the table location to be optional when we define it as an internal table. When the location is not user-defined, the Datastage must define the create table command, but it does not need to define the location. This is important because the...
12 months ago in DataStage 1 Not under consideration


Create a SEARCH by stage name Datastage in job in the DFD application. In order to facilitate the finding of the stages in DFD in large jobs.
20 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Require datastage job interim run status in cpdctl dsjob jobinfo command output as same is available in classic datastage dsjob jobinfo option

Require datastage job interim run status in cpdctl dsjob jobinfo command output as same is available in classic datastage dsjob jobinfo option This option is used to get the datastage job interim status which is useful when we are trying to captur...
3 months ago in DataStage 0 Under review

ODBC, OCI and DRS connectors are failing if the source table column length are not matched with defined column length in the connector

In old OCI, DRS and ODBC, the stage won't check the column length of the database table and what we defined in the stage, and it won't give any warning about column mismatch and won't truncate the data if the given length is smaller than the datab...
24 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Integration of DataStage parameters and parameter sets in Pipelines

Parameters and parameter sets in Pipelines are absolutely necessary for designing dynamic data integrations with DataStage.
3 months ago in DataStage 1 Functionality already exists

We want to operate on ClickHouse DB and connection between DS

Our customer who is using Datastage wants to write to ClickhouseDB from different sources and write to different sources from ClickhouseDB, but currently DS does not support it, if it is supported as soon as possible, ClickhouseDB is both...
2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Error during importing isx file which contain linkage between custom attributes and datastage job stages

Hello, By using for importing datastage jobs(isx format) an error encountered .The isx file contains the new custom attribute linked to a job stage. We opened for this topic a PMR -> TS004118355 and IBM support colleagues suggeste...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 0 Not under consideration