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Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS

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Compare data between Db2z and IDAA against any differences

Customer would like to compare the data on table level between Db2z and IDAA. Their inspiration is coming from QRep. There is a command called asntdiff and it compares data between source and target. They use regularly for Qrep and looking for sim...
10 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

InSync support to LOAD SHRLEVEL NONE LOG YES

Add InSync support to LOAD SHRLEVEL NONE LOG YES. Customer changed the load to SHRLEVEL CHANGE LOG YES. It worked, but the Elapsed Time increase 28% and the CPU consumption increase 821%. Is a huge difference.
14 days ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Online Schema Change Support for AOT

There is Online Schema Change Support for both repliacted and non-replicated Accelerator Shadow Tables but AOTs. If customer would like to change the schema of an AoT, it should be removed/added/loaded again. It causes business outage and a lot of...
about 1 month ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

IDAA should identify and format the rest of a volume after using TDMF to migrate from a smaller capacity dasd device to a larger capacity device

We recently migrated via TDMF from mod 54 to EAV devices (4 times larger) TDMF will copy the data to a space the size of the mod 54 (1/4 of the EAV). IDAA will only recognize and use the that space wasting 3/4 of the device. We would like IDAA to ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Provide a simple method to remove dasd volumes

Provide a simple method to remove dasd volumes. As an example: we migrated our dasd from Mod 54’s to EAVs. The mod 54’s were being removed from the data center. In order to do this we had IBM remove the appliance data pools, upload a new JSON file...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Dynamically change IFL quantity assigned to an LPAR without restarting DB2

The IFL quantity assigned to an LPAR can be set to a certain number in the configuration screen but there is also an option to enter a number of ‘reserved’ IFLs. It was explained that the reserved amount would require restarting the internal Db2wh...
4 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Enhance Integrated Synchronization (InSync) to properly handle non-UTS tables when utilities are run against the base tables

InSync's predecessor (Change Data Capture) has never had a problem when utilities such as REORG were performed on non-UTS tables. As we try to convert to InSync, the majority of our replicated tables in IDAA are in legacy simple, non-UTS table spa...
4 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Submitted

Unable to clear error: IDAA 436: Failed to collect status from resource manager

The error below shows in the ap issues area in IDAA Appliance. We use IAS. Open alerts (issues) and unacknowledged events +------+---------------------+--------------------+-----------------------------------------------------+--------------------...
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Is a defect

ADMIN ACCELERATOR RESTORE Command availability

We are in the process of migrating home grown Accel administation processes for adding, loading, enabling, disabling, archiving and restoring tables to use the Admin Tool ADMIN ACCELERATOR command interface. The provided functionality looks great....
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Under review

Splitting Software Update package upload and pre-check steps

When doing Software Upgrade, ie. when pressing the "transfer" button in Datastudio, idaa server runs a list of 5 steps. The first step is the transfer of upgrade package of 20+GB. This could take long if the package does not locate on USS (some cu...
5 months ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Under review