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Q Replication for Z

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Display of replication throughput per subscription

Today Q Apply stores detailed performance statistics on queue level. This idea raises the request to store certain Q Apply throuput statistics (like rows_processed) on subscription level. Background: Today it is very difficult / sometime impossibl...
over 3 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Q Replication to Kafka Targets

Kafka evolves as a platform for real time data streaming, analytics, and event processing. For enterprise customers the challenge is to let data originating on IBM z flow to Kafka. Popular options are Kafka APIs, MQ, data replication. Only data re...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 3 Not under consideration

V12-CERT-2017 - Support for replication of REORG DISCARD events

When a REORG discard is run on the source side in a replication relationship / event relationship we want to be able to replay this event on the target side somehow. We do not want to do this by logging the discards in the REORG, of course. One su...
almost 6 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

IIDR STOPQ/STARTQ request should be executed in parallel beyond the queue

IIDR STOPQ/STARTQ command is isssued from customer created automated process. They are isssued for 5 queues in parallel.Customer's STARTQ will be isssued without minitoring if the previous STOPQ queue is complete through MSGASN7176I. If STOPQ proc...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Mutiple thread Spill Agent for Queue Replication

Customer met poor performance of spill agent issue recently. And would like to request this enhancement.The idea can be either below :1) The spill agent runs on multiple threads2) Multiple spill agents serve for one spill queue
about 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Qrep distributed apply support log split

Qrep is used to replicate data from z to distributed environment, ICBC found the Qrep apply log keep to increase and cause the difficult in operation management, so they request Qrep to enable the log split function on the apply site. they expect ...
about 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

SQLREP Capture and Apply

#1. SQLREP Capture Program problem There is no way to replay a single registration from DB2 log. Currently it is all or nothing when it comes to starting Capture from a synch point. This is a problem because customers want to have the ability for ...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

zIIP Eligible Q-APPLY

QREP is increasingly become to a key infrastructure component for customers z Systems platform resilience. However, the QREP did need quite a lot MIPS to support. This requirement is for QREP to change some part to be zIIP eligible, specifically f...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Single Consistent Tool for Defining and Administering QRep Subscriptions

Consistent and comprehensive client tools are required for defining, administering and operating queue replication. Today the Replication Center and Replication Dashboard exist, and there are some functions that neither of these support and have t...
almost 6 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Reduce the number of Db2 threads when replicating table with XML column

When a table with a XML column is replicated, we observed a high number of SMF Db2 accounting records, one for each row that a have a XML column. The records are due to Db2 threads created by the replication process. As the Db2 SMF records are g...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration