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Replication: Change Data Capture

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Replication from PostgreSQL DB with dashes in a db name

The problem was classified as design limitation. We can't start replication from PostgreSQL with dashes in DB name. During adding a new subscription, cdc agent is trying to create a replication slot , named SUBSCRIPTION_NAME + DB_NAME + USER_NAME ...
11 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

Support for key updates for Fast apply method ParallelizeSingleTableByHash

We are using ParallelizeSingleTableByHash for oracle target. This has resulted in extremely fast processing by the apply. However for certain tables when they have key updates, the delete and insert can result in different hash key and hence they ...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

IIDR CDC : Remote Db2 z source, microseconds precision to DM_TIMESTAMP

IIDRCDC for Remote Db2 Source is relatively new IBM product that replicates data from Db2 z/os but some part of CDC engine can be remote from z/OS. In this particular scenario, source is Db2 z/OS using remote Db2 IIDR and target is flat file using...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

IIDR target agent support for snowflake

Our company and customer are demand ability to share data in Snowflake. We need CDC data replication capable to mirror database tables from DB2 Z/OS and DB2 AS400 to Snowflake via IIDR target agent on Linux VM. IBM need to keep up with the industr...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

Allow replication agent instance creation/modifications in an automated way

No commands are available to create a replication engine instace other than dmconfigurets. The problem with this command is that in can only be executed in gui/console modes. It cannot be invoked in batch with a response file or a properties file....
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

Provide means to limit number of retries following unable to establish connection

This idea is related to real life scenario we encountered in production - we raised a case but we were advised CDC is working as designed and we should raise an AHA idea. Currently we have a number of subscriptions defined/active across a number o...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

JSON data type should be supported in PostgreSQL engine as target

Today we cannot replicate JSON data type in Postgresql Database as target. No workaround is available. A critical project is blocked.
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

IDR for Db2 zOs Remote Source Behavior when Changing the Dictionary in Compressed Tablespaces

When SHAREDSCRAPE LOGREADER or LOGPARSER detects a "IFI call to read log data returned a decompression error at log position.. on table .... with return code 00000008, reason code 00C90063 " stop the subscripcion. Then, we have to mark at current ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

PostgreSQL current versions (13.x and 12.x) support

Companies from public and commercial sector are increasingly using PostgreSQL database to capture their data and many of them are asking for near real time data replication from this data source.
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

Identify target instance as replication user to MS SQL Server

We have peer-to-peer replication configuration. Every peer work in its own partition. Tables that are part of replication has identity property defined on primary key column. Peer 1 (P1) tables works in the range 1-100M, P2 has 100M-200M, P3 200M-...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered