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Possibility of integrating multiple GitHub repositories with DataStage Flow Designer v11.7.x in the same InfoSphere Information server environment

Hi IBM Support,

We reported below issue to IBM PMR Support via TS004318080 and the PMR support team suggested to raise an enhancement request.

Details below :

We have recently started using InfoSphere DataStage 11.7.1.1 platform and we have successfully integrated "DataStage Flow Designer - DFD" with enterprise GitHub and we are able to pull/push the datastage jobs to/from Github successfully.

So far we achieved this integration across one GitHub repository only.

Question: Now if we want to integrate multiple Github repositories(in the same datastage environment), how to do that? We have created multiple datastage projects across our InfoSphere DataStage environment, with each datastage project belonging to different applications and each application having their own/separate GitHub repositories. Please let us know.

Response received from PMR Support: Create an enhancement request as there is a limitation in current version 11.7.1.1 that each InfoSphere Information Server instance can only work with one GitHub Repository and it doesn't work with multiple GitHub repositories in the same InfoSphere environment.

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  • Oct 14 2020
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Who would benefit from this IDEA? All users of DataStage Flow Designer v11.7.x will benefit from this idea.
How should it work?

No easy work around exists with latest release of InfoSphere Information Server 11.7.1.1. DFD should allow to do integration with multiple Github repositories within same InfoSphere Information Server environment.We have different applications using our common InfoSphere Server(shared with multiple project teams) to develop datastage jobs. Each application using their own/separate GitHub repositoires and they dont want to have their code in Github exposed to other applications.This requirement can come to IBM from multiple customers. So please consider it. Thanks a lot !

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification Current version of DataStage Flow Designer 11.7.1.1 lacks the required feature as reported in TS004318080
Client Name IKEA IT AB
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