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Integrating Websphere Service Registry and Repository With Webspher Transformation Extender (WTX)

Integration WTX with WSRR functionality in wtx
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration

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.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Not under consideration

ORACLE adapter cannot take benefit of DEFAULT values

We have maps which need to be able to use the DEFAULT value for some columnes, based on business rules. At the moment, there's no way to use the DEFAULT values, and a DEFAULT ON NULL does not solve all our issues.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration

Need to be able to specify columns when inserting data in a table from a card.

At the moment, the DB adapter does an INSERT INTO table_name VALUES (..., which implies that we insert into all columns. This makes the map depending on the table design, and in out case, where multiple projects may update the tables, create confl...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 1 Not under consideration

redesign Oracle adapter for BLOB datatype

The current Oracle Adapter has the following restriction: columns with datatype BLOB can be used on input/output cards only. It's not possible to use them in DBQUERY/DBLOOKUP commands due to string restrictions that are caused by the fundamental a...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration

enhanced PARSE function

In order to use the new PARSE function as a replacement for the old RUN(submap) constructs, the PARSE function should have similar behavior as RUN(submap). This essentially requires 2 enhancements: 1.) We need to pass arguments to PARSE like "-F21...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Other 4 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...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Design Studio 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement Request: Update to the Database Designer

Can the database designer be updated to import fields by character, in addition to bytes? There is an inconsistency with the current byte sizing when importing objects from a Unicode/UTF-8 database.
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 0 Not under consideration

Include SSL library for zLinux Secure Adapter Collection.

We are using Message Broker and WTX Integration Server + Secure Adapter Collection to contact web services and transform the results. Unfortunately the SSL library (mercssl.so) is not included for zLinux like it is for other platforms. Please incl...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Adapters 1 Functionality already exists

Additional performance related timing data required in the audit log on a per-card basis

A change that I would love to see in audit logs is a start time and an end time for each card.  The current way of showing timings at the card level – with a “TimeStamp” at each card – is very confusing.  I get the idea that the TimeStam...
almost 5 years ago in Sterling Transformation Extender / Command Server 1 Not under consideration