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2046928 - Data Services writing null instead of blank

Symptom

  1. Data Services job writes to a column defined as not null at database level. nvl(source column,'') mapping for such columns is trying to write null instead of a blank to target column if source column is empty.
  2. This worked fine in DS 14.0 SP2 Patch 4 as it inserted null.


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Environment

SAP Data Services 4.x

Product

SAP Data Services 4.0 ; SAP Data Services 4.1 ; SAP Data Services 4.2

Keywords

null, NULL, nvl, empty, ds , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , Problem

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