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Replication: Change Data Capture

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Possibility to execute STARTQ command with "CAPTUREUPTO" option

In high workload environments it would be very useful to let QCapture work on a STARTQ command with predefined end. Currently this can be done by a STARTQ command and after the SendQ is active a subsequent STOPQ with captureupto.But if for some re...
4 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

Improve the target mapping columns types for Kafka equivalent from sources db2z and db2i

The setting presently in the IDR replication from DB2z and DB2i to for target Kafka: KC for the supported type : https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/idr/11.4.0?topic=console-supported-column-mappings#supportedtablemappings__title__7 Source type column DB2...
6 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Replicate character for bit data data from mainframe as binary to Kafka

The customer has data on the mainframe that is binary and should appear in Kafka without conversion. Other customers will also have binary data that does not need conversions.
6 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Making subscriptions persistent for iSeries

Connections are being closed between the source and target and ending replication. We have to manually restart InfoSphere
7 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

IIDR Management Console incompatible to DB2 LUW LOAD Utility.

Change Data Capture (CDC) Subscriptions mirroring from DB2 LUW (Linux) to Event Server (JMS) are constantly failing due to some LOADs performed on DB2 LUW side. We must manually recycle affected LOAD table whenever they fail to restart the subscri...
7 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Temporal Table supported by CDC for IBM i

Temporal table is only supported by CDC for DB2 LUW as source/target and for z/OS as src only. We requiere replicate Temporal Tables by CDC for IBM i to have a DR up to date.
7 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Unable to Correlate CDC ephemeral ports with specific subscriptions

We have many CDC subscriptions. When a specific subscription is experiencing latency issues, we would like to perform a packet/sniffer trace on the TCP connection but there is no way to correlate CDC ephemeral ports with specific subscription. We ...
7 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

replication tool should be able to track the changes happening on the source during the refresh period and then replicate them on to target accurately or handle the conflicts gracefully rather than terminating the whole replication process.

At Goldman, Infosphere CDC is setup in such a way that it starts every day at 2:30 pm ET, refreshes the target table(s)and keeps them in sync from that point. We started seeing issues recently where Infosphere terminates completely saying that the...
8 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Refresh table process needs ways to identify possible bootlenecks

During normal Mirroring in a subscription we have the ability to put it into monitoring and the console shows the activity and possible bottlenecks. But during refresh it's like a "black box". We have no way within the product to try to identify t...
8 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Ability to add query tag/s on IIDR subscription level

We got an IIDR Flexrep agent agent installed that is used to replicate data from DB2 to Snowflake. It will be nice if there's a way to add query tags on subscription level so that it will allow us to track individual query or group of queries to h...
9 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration