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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Customer needs a new function that can easily compare source and target.

My customer is using IIDR for IMS for z/OS.(all DEDB)They need a new function that can easily compare source DB and target DB.As an alternative, there is a way to compare both unload data, but there are two problems.- Both unloads must be executed...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC for IMS - Enhanced Z/OS monitoring ability

When conducting CDC for IMS Publishing to MQ we are able to start an online trace in the Classic Data Architecht tool which provides ud with multiple information among others the ability to see if the CDC for IMS Capture task is keeping up pace wi...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Metrics for this product shoul be provided as regular SMF collection for historical and monitor reasons

While metrics are provided using CDA Tool, it requires the user to activate the data collection and thre is no mechanism for the product to provide a more historial data gathering. Also thre is no way to automatically see trends other than manual ...
12 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Limit maximum number of writer tasks that can be assigned per subscription

We had an incident where one subscription had monopolized most of the writer tasks which caused replication latency for the RMs of all the other subscriptions in that source/target server pair. Therefore, there should be a parm to set a limit for ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

High availability for IMS CDC in a SYSPLEX environment

We are currently implementing CDC for IMS in our Production environment. This consists of 2 IMS v15.2 systems running on 2 different LPAR's, in a SYSPLEX. The OS on both are currently z/OS 2.3. CDC for IMS runs on 1 LPAR, replicating the LOGS o...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 2 Future consideration

Reduce Severity on U0456 ABEND for CDC Server

Whenever an apply PSB is unavailable, IMS throws a U0456 ABEND, the subscription errors out, and CDC turns of persistency for the subscription . According to IBM CDC Level 2 support, this is expected functionality. They recommend an RFE be created...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Support IMS Unload file of Refresh

Ongoing project is planning to do initial DB construction using the Refresh function of CCDC to CDC. There are many View definitions in the CCDC, the logical table becomes over 800, and we want to improve the overall throughput . Specifically, we'...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC changes for IMS RFE 102607

Request required changes to classic change data capture for IMS to reflect changes to IMS RFE 102607.
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Infosphere Classic CDC - INCLUDESSID option

As a result of PMR 73348,101,616 and a subsequent meeting held between the client and the CDC development team, we discussed the creation of a new option to INCLUDESSID as an alternative to EXCLUDESSID. At this meeting we were requested to raise t...
almost 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Additional CDC monitoring feature

hi, As you know Classic CDC for IMS providing basic support. Nowadays it's important to monitor subscriptions' latencies, status or states for IMS side. It is posibble to monitor cdc for DB2 via API but we need same development for IMS. Before thi...
about 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 2 Future consideration