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Status Future consideration
Workspace App Connect
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 8, 2015

Collector node to become dynamically configurable from Environment

1. Collector node has a property called Quantity. Currently it should be hard coded in the node itself.
2. It will be very helpful if we can set it based on runtime or dynamically outside or before getting to the collector node. This will give us tremendous flexibility.
3. This will give us flexibility to do parallel processing very fast. Big push to IIB for a small change. So the control values will be part of the local environment kind like the Destination list behavior.

Idea priority High
RFE ID 81282
RFE Product IBM App Connect Enterprise (formerly IBM Integration Bus)
  • Admin
    Ben Thompson
    Aug 11, 2021

    Idea / RFE Review. Apologies for the length of time this RFE has been held in Uncommitted Candidate / Future Consideration status. Unfortunately business prioritization has not yet led us to implement this requirement, but we still see value in the idea (in fact, the original architecture of the collector node discussed this potential aspect of future enhancement). For now the status is maintained as Uncommitted Candidate but we will continue to keep this on our radar for a future release.

  • Guest
    Jul 14, 2016

    Thanks for raising this RFE, which is a good suggestion for the enhancement of the Collector node. Jan Fluitsma's comment about the aggregation node is also insightful - Aggregations can be grown dynamically, depending on settings made to the Environment tree directly, or based upon the number of instances of the AggregateRequest node used in the flow. That said, using a Collector node to fan-in input messages in isolation of a fan-out process, and to then also allow the collection size which is anticipated for completion of the collection to increase. Status of the RFE is updated to Uncommitted Candidate.

  • Guest
    Dec 9, 2015

    Can't you use the Aggregate nodes?