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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 22, 2020

CDC for Oracle support replicate rowid from source oracle database to target side

CDC for AS400 can replicate RRN from AS400 to target database, OGG can replicate rowid from Oracle to target. CDC for Oracle should support replicating rowid, it is very useful  when no primary key in the source table , it can helps data reliable.

Needed by Date Mar 31, 2020
  • Guest
    May 12, 2020

    Although not reliable, ROWID is in some cases the only way to obtain the row identity. Being able to get the ROWID values would help to integrate the data in that cases.

    The actual values of ROWID are available on Refresh, and should be available when reading the log records as well.

  • Guest
    Mar 3, 2020

    ROWID is not a primary key, it is an internal storage location of the row and can change when Oracle performs maintenance on a table. It is not a reliable way of guaranteeing data integrity.