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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Suppress DD-level accounting information in the SMF type 30 EXCP section for individual DDs.

We found that E-Private SP230 Key0 storage growth was occurred in IIDR Classc Capture service. It was due to SMF type 30 EXCP information at DD name dynamic allocation. Our case was 100 thousand DD Dynamic allocation for IMS OLDS open. . Then...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

CDC Record type 99 generation to be controlled externally

To generate IMS records for CDC, each DBD must be augmented by adding an EXIT parameter to each segment. This would require a DBDGEN an OLC. We need a command (type1/2) to be able disable and enable type 99 record creation against a database that ...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Needs a clean-up solution when open thread is active and there is an IMS outage

Please refer to the PMR:01622,69G,760.-----------------------------My customer does not want to restart the apply server when recovering the IMS failure.This is because the replication stop time expands and the data reflection on the target is del...
about 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic IIDR server's STOP,ALL command process should enable the timeout function

In a customer's production environment STOP,ALL command was entered to a IMS target server but the termination process hung. After 80 minutes passed STOP,ALL,IMMEDIATE was entered and the server successfully terminated. (The incident is reported b...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Delete/Define operation on Vsam file needs to be logged

This RFE is for the VSAM development team.if a vsam file is enabled for replication using LOGREPLICATE, it can be enabled for replication using Classic CDC. if such file is DELETE/DEFINE which is very common for end of day processing, the replicat...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 3 Future consideration

Documentation of raw data format in Classic CDC MQ publishing.

This is not functional requirement, but documentation requirement. it seems that Classic CDC MQ publishing have a capability to publish data format by using PUBBINASIS=TRUE. I've found this function in developerWorks. https://developer.ibm.com/a...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Write type 99 records to a different log stream

The Type 99 records are not needed for IMS database integrity andtheir processing consumes a large amount of I/O bandwidth on thecritical OLDS log stream. It would be useful to split this I/O to a differentlog stream (along with copies of the nece...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Create SQL reference manual for InfoSphere Classic Federation Server for z/OS

My customer is developing an application that issues SQL to DB2 using the CLASSIC FEDERATION.The available SQL was answered with DB2 V4 equivalent on the PMR, but LOCK was not available.Application development is delayed and the customer is strong...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Allow mapping of character fields > 254 Bytes in CDA

Currently Classic Data Architect (CDA) skips over any COBOL Copybook field greater than 254 Characters. It does not issue a warning or error it just skips the field and goes on to mapping the next field. This request will have CDA map character fi...

Track completed UORs to improve conflict handling during a subscription's adaptive apply restart window

When a subscription is restarted, a conflict from the original failing UOR is ignored during the subscription's adaptive apply restart window, resulting in an erroneous, successful restart of the subscription. Because of the unknow state of the up...
over 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Future consideration