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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 29, 2020

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-dd-24.00.00.000000')

CDC does convert this values to 10000-12-31-00:00:00.000000 (eg. to the following day time 00:00).

This makes difficult for the application, which does consume the kafka-topic, to build a correct history as we never no, if the value, which we see, is the actual value or a converted value.

Needed by Date Jul 31, 2020