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Replication: Change Data Capture

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Support to Geometry type field to Oracle Database

the advancement of analytical projects involving geographic data and computer vision, the customer need to replicate geometry data from Oracle to later work on their analytical repositories.
4 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Submitted

Potential considerations of ownership and support to Ignore the DB2 re-org(refresh) at table/subscription level

We are facing severe latency issue ( goes up to 3 hours ) in production. Source - mainframe DB2 ( cdc agent installed db2 for zOS) Target : Kafka We have two subscriptions, one is having only cdc/mirroring and other having refresh +mirroring. When...
7 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

CHCCLP to retrieve latency for Db2 iSeries engine

Dear IBM Support , Currently, I use IBM CDC to replicate data from source (Db2 iSeries) to target (Db2 iSeries). Howerver, when I use CHCCLP to retrieve latency, the result does not display the latency. Please help me to an enhancement request (AH...
7 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Null Handling with CDC live audit setup

Problem Statement: In our current CDC setup tables are mapped with Live audit where supplementary logging is enabled only on primary key columns and for other columns supplementary logging is not enabled. And hence we cannot differentiate between ...
21 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

support to write object storage (S3 and azure) in open parquet format

OP Financial Group Data Platforms: We need CDC to write Parquet files directly (without additional/third party components) for replicating data to Cloud object storage (AWS S3 and Azure). The data will be used for analytics and data science tasks,...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Planned for future release

Add %ADD_MONTHS Expression to Support Rolling Date Filtering

We need to be able to replicate only the data created within last 12 months based on the CREATE_TSTMP column. There is a workaround: have a Java exit for this callable via %USERFUNC. However, even that solution is not provided by IBM and has to be...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Make Lost Connection Errors Recoverable

Currently, when CDC replication fails on Target side due to Connection Reset (possibly due to a firewall issue) the error is marked non-recoverable. This causes a replication outage that requires manual restart of the affected subscriptions. To av...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Detect connection status to data source

On several occasions the following scenario has occurred:Lost connection at the origin, however, the subscription remains in the "Mirroring continuous" state, but it is not actually replicating anything, since when validating at the database level...
about 1 month ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Add Official Support for Red Panda / Kafka for CDC Replication

Please review the Red Panda distribution for Kafka for approval. We have been assured that Red Panda follows the Apache Kafka protocol used by CDC Replication. We would like to have Red Panda added to the supported distributions for Kafka. Thank you.
about 2 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Submitted

Reading xml(amd LOB/CLOB) fields from DB2 transaction logs rather than separate select statements

We noticed on production that if there are xml fields in the table , then CDC don't read from transaction logs , but rather directly sends 'select' queries. Same behavior has been verified by https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/how-are-lobs-clobs-an...
about 2 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Submitted