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Support to create JSON null and binary type fields

Though the ITX maps are able to read and parse JSON null and binary data, it is unable to generate null or binary type fields using JSON schema. We would like to have the option added in ITX so as to create null and binary type fields like below u...
6 days ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Submitted

Database Interface Designer should take care of all character sets, and not only the obsolete ones

Currently (in 8.4.1.2 and earlier), Database Interface Designer cannot be told to use character sets other than the "historic" ones. It is of course possible to convert the type trees later, but would be better not to have to.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Not under consideration

support milliseconds in datetime

A lot of operations track times to the millisecond. This request is to add millisecond support to ITX.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Functionality already exists

Simplification of mapping partitioned type

Mapping a partitioned type or its partition does not give the same result, data can be lost when partition has release character as shown in the code sample attached.Actually mapping the partitioned type does not mean "map the partition that was i...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Not under consideration

ITX - Allow MapTrace to continue after first error

Currently, the MapTrace halts/stops after the first error is encountered. This makes debugging issues and correcting input data difficult, as only one error can be fixed at a time, then the file needs to be re-run to check if there are any other f...
2 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Needs more information

ITX - GET multiple codelist columns at once

In Sterling Integrator, we are currently able to pull multiple columns from a code list entry in one SELECT statement, as below: SELECT SenderCode, TEXT1, TEXT2 INTO VAR_SENDERCODE,VAR_TEXT1,VAR_TEXT2 FROM CODELIST WHERE NAME = "DSV_STD_EXCEED_RP_...
3 days ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Submitted

DEVOPS deployment to LINUX servers

Devops has been around for a while, with automated testing and deployment. WTX should provide tool to auto deploy (similar to map build). This would take the PC tested map and allow it to be deployed to a server for further testing in a LINUX envi...
about 1 month ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Functionality already exists

format string parser

Please add a parser/validator of format srings into the compiler, so that WTX developers are being notified of invalid format strings that won't work in the WTX engine.
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Not under consideration

Make the "use ellipses button" a display option

The Map Designer provides a way to use ellipses when draggin'-n-dropin' type references into a rule. This is very nice to make rules more compact and usually improves readability. However, "getting back" to the referenced type is sometimes an issu...
about 6 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Not under consideration

ITX - Expand SERIESTOTEXT function with a delimiter

Currently the SERIESTOTEXT function just concatenates the content of an array which doesn't make it useable in my case. Adding an option for a delimiter like SERIESTOTEXT(Field(s), ",") would make a comma-separated string out of the array which wo...
3 months ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 2 Functionality already exists