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Replication: Change Data Capture

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Debug program privileges required for CDC software on Windows servers

We are using IBM Infosphere Data Replication (IIDR/CDC) software for real time data ingest of various SQL Server hosts/dbs into DB2 for LUW environment. In our company, Windows 2019 hosts are NIST compliant and they have several policies put in pl...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

Replicate Timezone portion for timestamp with time zone data type

IIDRCDC for PostgreSQL Source is relatively new IBM product that replicates data from PostgreSQL database. In this particular scenario, source is PostgreSQL and target is flat file using IIDRCDC Datastage product. Per IIDRCDC datatype support docu...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

Timestamp/Time values in CDC (Source: DB2 / Target Kafka)

In our shop we've got a history-concept for our db2-data, using valid-from and valid-until timestamps. a lot of this timestamps contains time-values 24:00, for ex. '9999-12-31-24.00.00.000000 (or also other timestamp with time 24:00, eg 'jjjj-mm-d...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Select multiple KCOP user exits per subscription. CDC for Kafka

Currently, CDC for Kafka allow only 1 KCOP user exit to be select per 1 subscription. Customer would like to select multiple KCOP on the same subscription such as; Arvo live audit exit with Source and Target topic mapping exit.
over 2 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Target to Google BigQuery

Customers are planning to deploy the Data Science Sandbox, Analytic platform on Google Cloud Platform, hence BigQuery as analytic engine. But they are facing challenges to replicate data from on premises database, including DB2, Oracle, .... t...
over 3 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Update CDC as to being able to replicate multibyte enabled columns without doing conversion when contained data type is single byte

RE : Case TS003082492 - December 2019 We’re replicating new files which now contains DBCS-Open data type columns. However, the contained data is single byte characters only. CDC/IIDR insist on handling these columns as Unicode and converting data,...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration

Need support for Oracle clustered tables

Request for IDR/CDC for Oracle to support sourcing from Oracle clustered tables. At this time, the documentation indicates this is not supported.
almost 5 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Not under consideration

The ability to grant rights for users on subscriptions not based on read/write rights of the tables in Db2

At the moment the method for securing subscriptions between users is based on the read/write authorisations of the users on the tables that are defined in the subscriptions. So if a user opens the management console the user can only see the subsc...
over 3 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

CDC Accounts audit

CDC User accounts accessed been collected in Audit trail logs at the moment. But it does not mention which machine is accessing the accounts. This is not helpful to find the users who are unauthorised. We need machine details also to be recorded i...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Future consideration

IIDR scraping from Oracle physical standby in fully decouple mode, no connection to primary DB

IIDR configured against standby DB in Active Data Guard configuration of oracle- no DB connection to Primary DB. IIDR should be able to scrape the logs at Oracle physical standby and all DB connections should be fired against the standby without h...
about 5 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration