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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

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DFD Hierachical Stage should be able to read data from the data stream

In DFD, no string set can be selected in the Hierachical Stage under Assembly Editor - 2. XML_Parser. Only a single XML file can be selected here. In DataStage Designer, however, this functionality of the Hierachical Stage is available with the As...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release

Make it more difficult to accidentally close windows in DataStage

When working in (for example) a Transformer, if you accidentally click outside of the pop-up window, the window will close like hitting the cancel button and all the work you'd done so far is gone. This can be extremely frustrating. On a similar n...
over 1 year ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Serverside job compilation

Job compilation is now available in Flow Designer introduced in v11.7 with API. Can this API be open or from command line on server
about 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release

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 ...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release

Enable the setting of stage parameter defaults on project or server level

It would be nice, if it would be possible to set the default values of stage Parameters on project or server level. Some stage parameter defaults like SORT Stage: Stable sort=TRUE or AGGREGATOR Stage:Method=Hash are rarely used and in ...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Request to have DataStage certified / supported for SELinux enabled in enforcing mode

Request to have DataStage certified / supported for SELinux enabled in enforcing mode.
about 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Planned for future release

CLI to set property “Message Handler for Parallel Jobs” for DataStage projects

We use the property “Message Handler for Parallel Jobs” at project level in some DataStage projects. To define the message handler, we start the "InfoSphere DataStage Administor" tool, select the DataStage project, then button "Properties" and tab...
almost 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

Infosphere DataStage Operations console - Authentication request

In current world, once you log into operations console it won't timeout until 12 hours by default. If you set LTPA timeout to your preferences, it will ask for the credentials after the timeout once & then, it never asks for credentials again....
over 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Planned for future release

DataStage S3 connector to have the ability to ingest fixed width files

At present the AWS S3 connector in DataStage is only able to import de-limited files. In order to ingest fixed width files a workaround has to be used to extract the data from S3 and place it on a file system first so that DataStage can import it....
over 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release

Computer enhanced access - client installation issues

Company security requires our Admins to to remove accounts from the local admin group. Users should have rights granted in another way. It fails if the user ID is not explicitly in the administrative group, even if they are given administrative ri...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 1 Planned for future release