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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 1, 2020

Support for the CLP zLoad command

Currently, This command allows to load data only to Db2 for z/OS and not IDAA.

My idea is that the zLoad command will support for Db2 Analytics accelerator Loader for z/OS and then for example, We can load data from files residing on distributed clients directly into an accelerator only table(AOT).

Best Regards,

Ron Hameiri

Needed By Week
Needed by Date Jun 1, 2021
  • Admin
    Dennis Lukas Mayer
    Dec 17, 2020

    Ok, got it. I will discuss with the team. As we today are based on the Db2 Load Utility, I guess it will not be possible to support the ZLOAD Utility without any major re-design of the tool but I will check.

  • Guest
    Dec 17, 2020

    Of course, But you must transfer(FTP) the files to z/OS.

    The zLoad(DRDA fast load) command enables loading of data from files that reside on distributed clients(Windows/Linux/Unix) directly into Db2 for z/OS, so we don't transfer the files to z/OS.

  • Admin
    Dennis Lukas Mayer
    Dec 17, 2020

    Hi Ron,

    It is possible today to generate JCL that loads data from an external file into IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator and optionally into Db2. Those JCL jobs can also be automated.

    Can you please check this current capability with regards to the limitation listed and compare with your desired use case? Thanks!

    https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSKRKK_2.1.0/topics/hloucon_consider_dualLoad.html

  • Guest
    Dec 17, 2020

    Hi Dennis,

    Thanks for your comment.

    This support will allow us to develop, for example, an automated process that loads a file from Microsoft Windows system directly into an AOT.

    Today, Can you do that?

  • Admin
    Dennis Lukas Mayer
    Dec 17, 2020

    How would this differ from todays capability to load data from external file?