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Status Future consideration
Components Q Replication for Z
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 16, 2017

Sequence Number management in a replicated DB2 system

Today sequence numbering in a DB2 subsystem that is being replicated to a secondary site needs to be managed outside of the replication support manually by the customer. Guidance has been given to use odd/even numbering on one side and the other. This is limiting and problematic for large systems with many different replicated subsystems. Request is to have replication products manage sequence numbers on each side of the replicated sites so that conflicts are avoided and to preserve the ordering on the sequence dependent processing.