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Kafka replication: Add a system parameter to set the number of Kafka producer threads
Currently CDC is relying on the number of source tables in the subscription to determine the number of Kafka producer threads.As an alternative, a Kafka data store parameter could be use to set the number of Kafka producer threads the same way it ...
Support Oracle 21c as source, including support for TDE
We are an OEM partner of IBM, for IIDR. A prospect is interested in the combined solution. They currently run with Oracle 19c, and have plans to upgrade their Oracle to 21c by June 2022. They run with TDE on their Oracle.
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 ...
Due to the increased use of PostgreSQL and to avoid the delay encountered with version 12.x and 13.x, I ask you if it is possible to adding support for the latest release 14 already released 3 months ago, on the roadmap.
During an analysis of the application, it was observed that "DmClient.exe" do not have Address Space Layout Randomization (ASLR) enabled. ASLR is considered a security best practice for memory management and can prevent buffer overflow attacks.Lac...
The application "DmClient.exe" executable was not using the DEP protection. Since DEP is disabled, arbitrary exploit codes can be written and executed from memory location leading to attack, such as buffer overflow, among other attack vectors.
BM Infosphere Data Replication Management Console, does not have Control Flow Guard (CFG) enabled. Control Flow Guard is a security feature which helps protect applications against memory corruption vulnerabilities by restricting where an applicat...
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 ...
A request by our client who is implementing a new core banking (Fidelity) running GT.M database. The client is an existing IBM CDC customer and would like to request this enhancement to support their operation.
A more efficient way for CDC to process subscriptions which are behind in the Db2 logs
This is related to the CDC Db2 z/OS engine. The situation is multiple subscriptions that are behind, for example due to the subscriptions being stopped for several hours for technical reasons. We recently had 3 subscriptions that went down for mor...
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