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Q Replication for Z

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QREP DDL replication, add UNICODE factor for column length

When replicating from non-unicode to unicode, the legth of char/varchar target columns needs to be extended. Example: create all CHAR/VARCHAR columns at the target with source_length*2 and implemented an additional life belt with OKSQLSTATES = 220...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Planned for future release

Reduce the number of Db2 threads when replicating table with XML column

When a table with a XML column is replicated, we observed a high number of SMF Db2 accounting records, one for each row that a have a XML column. The records are due to Db2 threads created by the replication process. As the Db2 SMF records are g...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

zIIP Eligible Q-APPLY

QREP is increasingly become to a key infrastructure component for customers z Systems platform resilience. However, the QREP did need quite a lot MIPS to support. This requirement is for QREP to change some part to be zIIP eligible, specifically f...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Single Consistent Tool for Defining and Administering QRep Subscriptions

Consistent and comprehensive client tools are required for defining, administering and operating queue replication. Today the Replication Center and Replication Dashboard exist, and there are some functions that neither of these support and have t...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Document process for publication as opposed to subscription migration

The manuals document the process to migrate ALL *subscriptions* to a new Q capture task. Our scenario involved migrating single publications one-by-one (by sendq) to an existing actively used Q capture task. Please update the replication guide for...
over 3 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Functionality already exists

IIDR QREP ASNMON enhancement from ICBC

After install ASNMON, ASNMON will show all history alert information in the first start, ICBC expect to use any command or parameters to suppress the history alert while start, only show the current alert information.
over 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Planned for future release

Replication condiction

System : InfoSphere Replication Server(Q replication) is real-time database replication solution for better control of DB2 replication. Description : Customer want to check or before image and after image condition each row processing to control s...
over 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 1 Planned for future release

Allowing mulitple subscriptions to write to the same MQ queue

To avoid overheads on non-mainframe environments, our client has a requirement for multiple CDC subscriptions to be able to write to a single MQ queue. Currently this is limited
over 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

To enable capture log buffer flush periodically (Infosphere Replication Server)

Sometimes, there are too small data to replicate but busy logging which are not interested in. Q Capture log read should be quick enough even busy logging. Customer request the periodical flush of log buffer(logrdbufsz) with optional new parameter.
almost 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 1 Not under consideration

No Expression Procession for CAST_TO_VARCHAR2

z/OS has 65536 code page for Chinese character. CAST_TO_VARCHAR2 does not make any change in character. But the expression with Chinese character causes performance problem. For character in RAW to VARCHAR2, Qrep should ignore the expression CAST_...
almost 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 2 Not under consideration