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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Add additional retry logic when there is a tape volume that is unavailable

Add additional retry logic to better recover from an I/O error while reading a block from an IMS log when there is a tape volume that is unavailable during change stream connect processing. (1)SalesForce Case TS002782852 - DRISRP - Intern...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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

SSIDEXCLUDELIST - Generic namesc

It would be very helpful to have the possibility to code some generic names in the Classic Change Data Capture for IMS z/OS in the parameter field SSIDEXCLUDELIST. In some cases, customers need to code several hundred or thousands of names which ...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future 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

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

Adding the Batch job name in the message CECZ0993E when Batch Job has DBRC=N

We are having problem when in Dev/PROD regions DBRC is not enforced. Whenever any Batch JOB submitted with DBRC=N, it hanged entire subscription and lot other problem appeared. e.g. Subscription failures, OLD logs to be looked for whenever CDC tas...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Allow IMS Replication Subscription to Retry a Failed UOR When Bookmark DB is Unavailable

A persistent issue we are running into in our test environments is that a /DBR DB ALL command is being issued a couple of hours prior to the daily recycling of the environment. A /STA DB command is issued for the bookmark database, but the subscri...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Reduce Severity on U0456 ABEND for CDC Server

Whenever an apply PSB is unavailable, IMS throws a U0456 ABEND, the subscription errors out, and CDC turns of persistency for the subscription . According to IBM CDC Level 2 support, this is expected functionality. They recommend an RFE be created...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Retrun SQL code to verify

My customer is developing an application that issues SQL to DB2 using the CLASSIC FEDERATION(CF).CF handles the SQL code other than 0 and +100 as errors and does not return it.The user is unable to handle the SQL code and is unable to develop a va...
over 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 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