Posts Tagged ‘Datastage’

How to Establish an Amazon Redshift Connection in DataStage

Amazon Redshift is a data warehouse, which allows us to connect through standard SQL based clients and business intelligence tools effectively. It delivers fast query performance by using row-wise data storage by executing the queries parallel in a cluster on multiple nodes. The primary focus of this blog is to establish the connection between AWS […]

How to Remove Special Characters Using Routines in Datastage

To implement complex business logic, Datastage designer allows us to create custom defined routines to implement it. A parallel routine provides us features to use external functionality written in C/C++ code to use in Datastage. Even though Datastage has most of the essential functions available, routines are very helpful to create custom functions for a […]

MongoDB Integration in Datastage

MongoDB is an open-source non structured query language database that provides high performance, high availability and automatic scaling. In this blog, let’s see how to load data into MongoDB through the IBM Datastage tool by using the Java Integration stage.   Pre-Requisites: Install Eclipse tool MongoDB requires a java jar file with the below code Jar […]

CDC Optimization in Datastage

 “Small Change & Big Difference” Today in almost all the sectors, say, Banking, Healthcare, Insurance, Telecom..we handle billions and trillions of data in a batch mode processing.  In enterprise data warehouse, capturing the changes in everyday transactions and loading into datawarehouse will be a time-consuming process if the data volume is high. Though ETL tools […]

Creating XML Files Using Hierarchical Stage in IBM Datastage

XML files, being the most popular way for data transportation, could be the most sought ought way by many clients for moving the data around. Hence, it becomes inevitable for one to know how to create/parse/transform XML files in an ETL tool like IBM datastage. In this blog, we will look at how we could […]

Traversing Unstructured Data in Datastage

What is Unstructured Data? Unstructured data is an information that does not have a predefined data model or does not fit well into relational tables. It is broadly classified into two types Non-Textual unstructured data is a multimedia data like still images, videos, and MP3 audio files Textual unstructured data are like email messages, instant […]

IBM Tools Achieve Automation and Scalability in Telecom

A leader in global telecommunications services, providing IP and networking solutions to businesses and enterprises, uses a complex algorithm to score potential building candidates for their communication services. The scoring parameter values and calculation rules, which had to be built into their algorithm, change quarterly, which caused very complicated and time-consuming IT code changes. While this […]

2 Time Savers Working With the Transformer Stage in DataStage

Over the years of working with DataStage I have come across some tips that I find can be huge time savers when working with the DataStage Transformer stage.  Here are two that I find really useful in real world projects – Propagate Values and Derivation Substitution.

What's new with IBM InfoSphere Information Server Version 11.3

What’s new with IBM InfoSphere Information Server Version 11.3

  Well I know I’m a little late on this but I figured if you haven’t heard already this would be a great blog post to inform you of the latest update to IBM’s InfoSphere Information Server Version 11.3. For those that don’t know IBM’s InfoSphere Information Server Version 11.3, the following platform is made […]

Manage data better with IBM InfoSphere

Manage data better with IBM InfoSphere

IBM states, “The InfoSphere Platform provides all the foundational building blocks of trusted information, including data integration, data warehousing, master data management, big data and information governance.[1]”  They cannot be anymore right!  Managing data has been more complex through the years as companies are trying to bring in more data (Big Data) for their business […]

Master Data and Integration Tools

Master Data and Integration Tools

In today’s business world, the major challenge that enterprises face is to have one source of business data (Master Data) which is non-redundant, more consistent, accurate, complete and error free. Master data of an enterprise could be information about its customers, products, employees, suppliers, business locations, etc. Master data plays an important role in making […]

Cognos Version 8-8.4 No Longer Supported! Now What?

Effective September 30th If your organization is currently running IBM Cognos Software version 8.0-8.4 these versions will soon be retired and no longer maintained by IBM. This means your production issues and bug fixes will no longer be supported for these following versions: Cognos Business Intelligence V8.4.1 Cognos Data Manager V8.4.1 Cognos Business Intelligence Analysis […]

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