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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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CDC capture enhancement for "catch up" mode.

We are a 24x7 IMSPlex site including workload balancing across lpars. We have introduced CDC for IMS, replicating data from critical 24x7 business applications. Presently we do not take any outage for these business applications. In order to bette...
22 minutes ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Provide a command to display the logstream starting point timestamp

The log scan starting point for a LOGSTREAM is based on all files defined to that LOGSTREAM , that value seem to be also store on the subscription Bookmark. We will like that starting point to be externalized via a command , at this moment that va...

Enable BCP to be able to issue SETLOGPOS via the batch interface

We are using BCP to manage subscriptions via batch jobs, the SETLOGPOS command is is the only command that is only available using a modify STC. We will like to have the SETLOGPOS to also be enabled from BCP batch interface so we can incorporate t...

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client (Fukuoka Financial Group) is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Cl...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

zLinux Support for IIDR VSAM Remote

Global Payments requests to have an S390 ZLinux Build for IIDR VSAM. Currently DB2z has zLinux support, but Global Payments also has IMS and VSAM, and would like to include both IMS and VSAM support. This includes the windows management console to...
27 days ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

zLinux Support for IIDR IMS Remote

Global Payments requests to have an S390 ZLinux Build for IIDR IMS. Currently DB2z has zLinux support, but Global Payments also has IMS and VSAM, and would like to include both IMS and VSAM support. This includes the windows management console to ...
27 days ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Client’s Dprop application p...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Suppress DD-level accounting information in the SMF type 30 EXCP section for individual DDs.

We found that E-Private SP230 Key0 storage growth was occurred in IIDR Classc Capture service. It was due to SMF type 30 EXCP information at DD name dynamic allocation. Our case was 100 thousand DD Dynamic allocation for IMS OLDS open. . Then...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Replication support for CICS Logstreams

My firm is currently using RRDF from E-Net to replicate CICS logstreams from a primary site to a contingency site. This is being done to support forward recovery of VSAM file updates in our CICS environment as well as replication of CICS user logs...
about 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Classic IIDR server's STOP,ALL command process should enable the timeout function

In a customer's production environment STOP,ALL command was entered to a IMS target server but the termination process hung. After 80 minutes passed STOP,ALL,IMMEDIATE was entered and the server successfully terminated. (The incident is reported b...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration