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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Client’s Dprop application p...
3 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Not under consideration

Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.

Our client (Fukuoka Financial Group) is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Cl...
4 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 1 Not under 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...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under 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 ...
over 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Timestamp in IIDR for VSAM messages in GMT (not local time zone)

The timestamp in IIDR server logs is GMT. When we switch to BST, the timestamp is confusing as shows as 1 hour behind.
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC/ IIDR for VSAM needs to send only needed data for Replication

Classic CDC/IIDR for Vsam capture is sending the before values for all fields in source VSAM datasets.This adds significant overhead. The capture needs to send the before and after values of the key column and before and after image of the changed...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Support IIDR reads from Secondary Volumes of Global Mirror

Support IIDR Capture reading from secondary volumes of Global Mirror.The customer uses IMS FP function for core banking systems. The customer is planning IBM InfoSphere Data Replication for IMS(IIDR) as the next DR solution instead of IMS RSR.  As...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Track the oldest read-for-update in the bookmark to know where to start rebuilding read-for-updates on restart

VSAM Replication to track the oldest read-for-update in the bookmark to know where to start rebuilding read-for-updates on restart. This is required to resolve the issues we have been experiencing when our application does a read-for-update hours ...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Infosphere IMS replication needs to handle compressed logs

Product: Classic IMS Replication - Ref PMR 79637,082,000"Classic needs to be able to determine the compressed log records never included data capture log records or commit/back-outrecords for any in-flight UOR that included data capture log records".
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Remove numeric IP addresses in IIDR IMS configuration

Numeric IP addresses are used in CECE1OPT and the NOTIFICATIONURL for the log notification service.We would like to use DNS names instead.
almost 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration