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IBM DataStage Flow Designer

You can create, edit, load, and run DataStage jobs in IBM DataStage Flow Designer, a thin client, web-based version of DataStage.

Overview IBM®
DataStage® Flow Designer
is a web-based UI for DataStage, compared to DataStage Designer, which is a Windows-based thick client.

Supported connectors and stages
The connectors and stages that are listed in this document are supported for use with IBM
DataStage Flow Designer
.

Opening IBM DataStage Flow Designer
You open IBM
DataStage Flow Designer
in a web browser to work with DataStage jobs.

Engine tier considerations for IBM DataStage Flow Designer
IBM
DataStage Flow Designer
has three main components: a web-based client, an application that is deployed on the InfoSphere Information Server app server, and a server that must be deployed on the engine tier.

Managing source control with Git
You can integrate your Git server with IBM
DataStage Flow Designer
. This integration allows you to publish jobs and related artifacts to different Git branches and load other versions of a job from Git onto the IBM DataStage Flow Designer canvas.

IBM DataStage Flow Designer REST API
You can use the REST protocols to incorporate IBM
DataStage Flow Designer
features in your custom application. You use the REST protocol to perform actions such as compiling jobs, running jobs, and getting job status.

Frequently asked questions about IBM DataStage Flow Designer
Find the answers to frequently asked questions about migration, such as where are the server logs written.