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ETL Datastage - Lower number of connections open toward databases during a job execution

When executing a Datastage job, connections which are open toward the databases (Sybase in our case) are open during the complete execution time of a job even if all "actions" are done. This should be changed (to lower the activity on database side by removing useless connections).

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  • Aug 24 2020
  • Not Under Consideration
Who would benefit from this IDEA? All customers of the ETL Datastage IBM
How should it work?

1) Close DB connections when actions are performed

2) Better performance on database side

Idea Priority Medium
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    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    29 Oct 08:56pm

    Without any answer to the above questions, unfortunately, we cannot take this request into consideration. Feel free to comment at any time, and we'll reconsider this one.


  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    10 Oct 10:29am

    Can you please provide additional details on the connector you are considering for this request.

    Without further details unfortunately, we won't be able to consider this enhancement in the future.

    Thanks again for your feedback on our products.

  • Admin
    Virginie Grandhaye commented
    10 Sep 08:30am

    Thank you for submitting this idea. After a quick analysis, we would need additional information from you.

    Indeed, we do establish connections from Conductor node and those can be closed (and some connectors already do that). However, for any of the connections opened from the Players, it would not be possible.

    Can you please confirm if your request is about Sybase operator or do you use a different connector?

    Thank you for any additional details you can provide to help us go deeper in your problem analysis.

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