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Datastage Snowflake connector add Key Pair Authentication

Requesting enhancement to use key pair authentication with the datastage snowflake connector rather than using the typical username/password authentication.
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 2 Delivered

kafka connector should be able to read only committed messages

Our Kafka Producer writes messages on a Kafka topic acting transactionally and it could rollback the transaction when certain events occur. As of now, the behaviour of the Kafka connector is to read also uncommitted messages (see case TS003289786)...
almost 2 years ago in DataStage 1 Delivered

WHERE-Condition for DB2 Connector Stage

The DB2 connector stage should have a WHERE clause field to provide filter expressions to limit the number of rows when using "Generate SQL" = "Yes". There is a similar feature in the DRS Connector Stage.
about 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Supporting all datatypes in parquet/avro/orc file format, we are really need it on parquet for sure

As of today these “date”, “decimal/numeric”, “timestamp” data types in parquet file format not supported by Datastage 11.5 or 11.7, which is required for critical data migration project.And now we are converting above data type to different format...
about 2 years ago in DataStage 2 Delivered

Datastage to Azure DataLake Storage (ADLS) connectivity

We need ability to connect to Azure datalake storage (ADLS) using Datastage product to enhance and augment our Enterprise DataWarehouse
over 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

DataStage connector for SalesForce should attempt reconnecting several times if connection is temporarily interrupted

This is referring to IBM Infosphere DataStage v11.5! I could not find this exact product in the list.ETL jobs that are connecting to SalesForce to fetch data do not extract all available data reliably. Sometimes the connection is briefly interrup...
over 5 years ago in DataStage 1 Delivered

Move Checkout/In from ISM to Designer

Checkout/In and versioning functionallity should be moved from ISM to the DataStage Designer. Deployment should stay within the ISM. The current implemantation is not practicle, which leads people to not using it and still work with DSX exports f...
almost 3 years ago in DataStage 1 Delivered

HDP YARN preemption support in BigIntegrate

Provide HDP Yarn preemption support in Infoserver Big Integrate.The current behavior would be the RM would eventually kill BI container and the job will ultimately fail if one of our AM's containers was marked preempted. Aetna standard is to have...
over 4 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

Update iLog Stage To Allow Execution of Decision Engine/Decision Service

The current iLog Stage allows for execution of ruleset applications and rulesets using the 'classic' rule engine. A newer rule engine (Decision Engine), and rule application archive (Decision Service) architecture was implemented in version 8.5+ o...
about 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered

HDP3.0 certification with BigIntegrate 11.7

We would like to upgrade our HDP 2.6 to HDP 3.0 version and use ACID transactions in HIve within BigIntegrate jobs.
about 3 years ago in DataStage 0 Delivered