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Replication: Q-Replication & Availability

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Ignore log records for a dedicated subscription in IGNORETRANS

In very rare cases Db2 cannot provide log records for Q Capture, e.g. in case of a version mismatch, a compression dictionary error, etc. Removing the subscription and reloading the target is a practical approach. But in some situations (e.g., non...
about 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Future consideration

SQLREP Capture and Apply

#1. SQLREP Capture Program problem There is no way to replay a single registration from DB2 log. Currently it is all or nothing when it comes to starting Capture from a synch point. This is a problem because customers want to have the ability for ...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement to add bidirectional Q subscription in one Db2 Server

We have the need to replicate data between two applications which are hosted in the same Db2. The challange was to exchange the data asynchron. The applications do not want to be disturbed if there is a downtime or problem at the other application...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability 0 Not under consideration

Q Replication to Kafka Targets

Kafka evolves as a platform for real time data streaming, analytics, and event processing. For enterprise customers the challenge is to let data originating on IBM z flow to Kafka. Popular options are Kafka APIs, MQ, data replication. Only data re...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 3 Not under consideration

Requesting Q-Replication capability from Non-Temporal to Temporal Table

This RFE/Idea is to request Q-Replication capability from Non-Temporal source to Temporal Table target. The existing Q-Replication only supports from Temporal to Temporal tables. For reporting within FTM (Financial Transaction Manager), there is a...

Prompt customer need to reduce prune interval

In a busy Q Rep env with many bi-di Q subs, there may lots of P2PNORECAPTURE signal insert into IBMQREP_SIGNAL control table by Q Apply program. As per design, Q Capture delete up to 10000 rows at a time for one prune interval. When the average P2...
over 2 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Is a defect

DR4A V1.2 Sequence not replicated

After insert on capture side on table with autonumber column, data is inserted, but sequence is not replicated on apply side. You can follow the following steps to recreate the scenario. CREATE LARGE TABLESPACE "TSD_DBA_TEST" IN DATABASE PARTIT...

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

ASNCLP to support a VALIDATE(NO) option

When creating new replication configurations ASNCLP checks the existence of MQ Queues, qmaps, tables, etc. When deploying to production, we need to have pre-prepared and tested the implementation scripts. However, because ASNCLP validates that the...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Planned for future release

IBM Data for Availability V1.2 RFE for tablespaces objects replication

IBM Data for Availability V1.2 (IBM Db2 Replication for Continuous Avalability) lacks replication of CREATE, ALTER, DROP and other statements like authorise and revoke for tablespace objects. When using IIAS console to define table replication wh...