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Status Under review
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 8, 2022

Different Utility options for Implementation and Backout

A-HA is raised for the tool to provide the choice for different utility options for implementation and Recovery. At the moment the utility options apply to BOTH implementation and recovery job stream. There may be a need for choosing a Reorg when implementing a change BUT not to do an Reorg on the recovery job due to various consideration e.g. high txn rate present when recovery in action, may not want to take Runstats, packages getting invalidated. There may be a case for choosing different utility parms e.g. MAXRO, DRAIN_WAIT etc. The same argument can apply to UNLOADs and LOADs as well depending on recovering to current date OR to data at the time of implementing change.
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