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JR32211: SORT/AGGREGATOR WON'T HANDLE DECIMALS/NUMERIC

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APAR status

  • Closed as program error.

Error description

  • Sort/Aggregator won't handle Decimals/Numeric
    

Local fix

Problem summary

  • ****************************************************************
    USERS AFFECTED:
    Aggregator/Sort Stage for IS 8.1 AIX
    ****************************************************************
    PROBLEM DESCRIPTION:
    Decimals and numeric's cause abort in Aggregator stage and sort
    returns "-Infinity"
    
    Customer upgraded from DS 7.5.x to DS 8.1 and are experiencing a
    few issues on 8.1 that did not exist on the 7.5.x:
    
    The Sort/Aggregator doesn't appear to handle Decimals/Numeric,
    the:
    
    1 - Aggregator terminate's abnormally, and
    2 - Sort stage outputs "-Infinity" instead of the input values
    sorted correctly.
    
    Other data types, integer, float, double, work without
    issue.
    
    DataStage 8.1 on AIX 5.3, interesting case here is that the
    customer only as Server canvas, they do not have a PX canvas.
    ****************************************************************
    RECOMMENDATION:
    Apply the patch provided and run the jobs
    ****************************************************************
    

Problem conclusion

  • The issue was a DSCAPI issue. Issue is now resolved using the
    latest code from the branches.
    

Temporary fix

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APAR Information

  • APAR number

    JR32211

  • Reported component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Reported component ID

    5724Q36DS

  • Reported release

    810

  • Status

    CLOSED PER

  • PE

    NoPE

  • HIPER

    NoHIPER

  • Special Attention

    NoSpecatt

  • Submitted date

    2009-03-02

  • Closed date

    2009-04-07

  • Last modified date

    2009-04-07

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  • APAR is sysrouted TO one or more of the following:

Fix information

  • Fixed component name

    WIS DATASTAGE

  • Fixed component ID

    5724Q36DS

Applicable component levels

  • R810 PSN

       UP

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Document Information

Modified date:
07 April 2009