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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Generate DB2 load file by CDC Utility

A project using the replication function from IMS to DB2 on Linux is in progress, but there is a requirement that it is difficult to deal with some. For example, there is a requirement to add a new segment by the Unload/Load function of IMS utilit...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

ICFS SQLCODE-401 for Graphic colomn

Classic Federation Server for z/OS V11.1SELECT ... WHERE COL1='dbcs' got SQLCODE-401.DB2 allows 'dbcs' as well as G'dbcs' for GRAPHIC literal, but CFS does not.
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: maintain/reset error status for subscriptions

There have been times when a subscription had an error that resulted in the subscription stopping, but also resulted in the started task crashing. When automation restarts the task, the errored subscription is now in an "inactive" status, in spite...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Not under consideration

Need the ability to define default values for data exception handling

This is for Classic CDC for z/OS V11.3. Currently, replication will fail if it hits a data exception error such as blanks in a numeric field. We do not want replication to end on this type of scenario. There is a parameter, CSDATAVALIDATEACT that ...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

More than N-1 Coexistence support for IIDR for IMS

We plan to use IBM InfoSphere Data Replication for IMS to replicate DB updates from Main system to Stand-in system and vice versa.We plan to migrate z/OS and IMS to new version(or release) every 4 years and we want to migrate IIDR at the same time...
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

CDC to MQ allow non-persistent messages

Allow having a non-persistent MQ queue being targeted by a CDC subscription, probably with a user configurable setting so that they must be persistent by default. This should be on a per queue basis.
over 5 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

Classic CDC IMS - Wildcarding in Exclude List

The PMR 86563,227,000 described some DLI related issues. (See PMR for details). One option is to exclude DLI batch jobs. However the current exclude list allows each DLI batch ID to be specified. If a customer has thousands DLI job ID, it has to b...
almost 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: reset statistics

Provide a modify command to allow resetting the statistics for latency, I/Os, etc. There should be an option to that command to do a final display of those statistics before they are reset. This should be available in IMS Replication, VSAM Replica...
almost 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: smoothly move to another LPAR

Enable smoothly transitioning from one task on one LPAR replicating a subscription to a different LPAR performing that replication with a minimum transition time
almost 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration

IMS Rep: error when queues run out of memory

Produce a clear error message when the internal queues run out of memory as opposed to just "freezing".
almost 6 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 1 Not under consideration