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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 3, 2019

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions.  They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication product, for compressed tablespaces.

Needed by Date Jan 6, 2020
  • Guest
    Jul 9, 2020

    This would certainly assist us also. We run data propagator and have had issues following third party reorg on compressed tables not being able to find the data dictionary. The capture task stops and we need to rebuild the replication for the particular table. This has prevented us from be able to use such reorgs in production.

  • Guest
    Nov 8, 2019

    Implementing this idea would be good for the z/OS platform and the Db2 for z/OS database system. In particular doing things that large customers need makes it easier to demonstrate the willingness of IBM and 3rd party vendors to meet their needs. However, as the Idea points out, without IBM providing the method, the 3rd party vendors cannot do their part. Thank you for considering this Idea.

  • Guest
    Nov 4, 2019

    It would help many of our common IBM and BMC Customers