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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...
8 months ago in DataStage 1 Under review

Share WKC Metadata by column with DataStage

(I'll post a second Idea with Watson Studio also) When Data Assets have been documented/Business Metadata has been added, like Description, Business Term and so, this is a great value for Data Engineers. They need this information to build their d...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Issue with Kafka connector within DataStage.

Current State: When a DataStage job fails while reading from a Kafka connector, the records read from the queue before the runtime failure are marked as "read" and removed from the queue, despite the record not being passed out of the connector an...
15 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

connector to Active MQ - AMQ

We would like to have a connector for JMS and/or Active MQ for DataStage. AMQ can support multiple APIs and protocols. Is it possible to build custom connector/logic to connect AMQ from Datastage ?
22 days ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

timeout value is set to 5min by default within the redshift-connector.

We are encountering some issues when we try to load the data from DB2>Redshift. The data from DB2 extracted to a file in AVRO format -> Uploaded in S3 -> Calls a COPY command on the Redshift Cluster. The problem is, COPY does execute howe...
24 days 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

Add business terms on DataStage flow

On IGC (11.x) -WKC (4.x) migration projects Clients asks to add business terms on datastage next gen flow but now this feature is not available using DataStage next gen flow on new interface.
8 months ago in DataStage 0 Future consideration

Support for Reject link on Kafka connector.

We have a requirement to publish message on a Kafka topic from a database and only publish them once. Problem is when using the Kafka connector as target it don't support a reject link. So how do I get a notice if message fails? Kafka Connector se...
about 1 month ago in DataStage 0 Submitted

Enable Custom SQL for AWS Redshift connector

Problem statement: For all our ETL transformations across NYL, we use custom SQL to extract the data. Workaround in POC: We are using JDBC connector to read data from Redshift Database Benefits/values: Using native redshift connector wi...
about 2 years ago in DataStage 3

Relocate the BQ connector connection information from bottom of log to top of log

Currently, when using the BQ connector in DataStage On-Prem, the connection information used to connect to the GOOGLE BQ environment, including the transaction ID is placed in the log at the end of the job process. It would be more helpful to have...
about 2 months ago in DataStage 0 Submitted