Copy Stage

Copy Stage is one of the processing stage that have one input and 'n' number of outputs. The copy stage is used to send the one source data to multiple copies and this can be used for the multiple purpose. The records which we are sending through copy stage can be copied with any modifications and also we can do the following.
a) Columns order can be altered .
b) And columns can be dropped.
c) We can change the column names.

In Copy Stage, we have the option called Force. It will be false in Default and if we kept to true, it is used to specify that datastage should not try optimize the job by removing a copy operation where there is one input and one output .