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Status Not under consideration
Components Q Replication for Z
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 7, 2017

Enhance QREP peer-to-peer configuration

Currently most of the customer implementation of QREP is using 'unidirectional replication configuration' even the customer has need of bi-directional replication requirements. Normally applications occur on the source site only, the target tables are read only and are not updated by applications other than the Q apply program.  Even for reverse replication after a site-switch, it's another set of 'unidirectional replication' configured from site B to site A. So, with multiple sites, the replication configuration becomes complex.

And why IBM do not suggestion peer to peer configuration? it is just because the potential performance issue of it.