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Q Replication for Z

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Recently we had opened a case TS013850174, which could not be addressed correctly b/c it requires an enhancement. Problem was as follows. Due to an error in our change management process, target table had a unique index, which was not present at t...
10 months ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Provide High Availability Solution

If you currently have QCapture tasks executing on an LPAR and the LPAR or Db2 member on the LPAR crashes, there will be an outage and latency. In an environment where we are executing an n-way Db2 Datasharing group replicating to a highly availabl...
10 months ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Fully replication support of Db2 data type XML with IDR Queue Replication especially for the case the Queue message size is limited because of using Shared Queues based on Coupling Facility structures

We replicate a lot of changes of our operational zDb2 data to a Db2 LUW (BLU) via IDR Queue Replication. The Db2 BLU is used as the data base of our datawarehouse processes. The Queue Replication uses Shared Queues which are mapped on Coupling Fac...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Removed forced Requirement to force Replication Center to only run wit IBM JDK/JRE

Citigroup has a rule that only JDK/JRE that are supported by Citi are allowed to be used on all products that are packaged for general users. Currently the internal packaging team at Citi striped the IBM JDK/JRE from a Data Server Client 11.1.2. A...
over 3 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 1 Not under consideration

Ignore log records for a dedicated subscription in IGNORETRANS

In very rare cases Db2 cannot provide log records for Q Capture, e.g. in case of a version mismatch, a compression dictionary error, etc. Removing the subscription and reloading the target is a practical approach. But in some situations (e.g., non...
almost 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

SQLREP Capture and Apply

#1. SQLREP Capture Program problem There is no way to replay a single registration from DB2 log. Currently it is all or nothing when it comes to starting Capture from a synch point. This is a problem because customers want to have the ability for ...
about 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Q Replication to Kafka Targets

Kafka evolves as a platform for real time data streaming, analytics, and event processing. For enterprise customers the challenge is to let data originating on IBM z flow to Kafka. Popular options are Kafka APIs, MQ, data replication. Only data re...
about 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 3 Not under consideration

Reduce the number of Db2 threads when replicating table with XML column

When a table with a XML column is replicated, we observed a high number of SMF Db2 accounting records, one for each row that a have a XML column. The records are due to Db2 threads created by the replication process. As the Db2 SMF records are goi...
over 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

Display of replication throughput per subscription

Today Q Apply stores detailed performance statistics on queue level. This idea raises the request to store certain Q Apply throuput statistics (like rows_processed) on subscription level. Background: Today it is very difficult / sometime impossibl...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration

The Q-Replication apply programm shall be able to call the Db2 High Performance Unload (HPU) utility by the HPU stored procedure

Hello, in enterprise warehouse and OLTP areas of DB2 installations exist often very big databases with several tera bytes (often 100 of TBs) of data. For example we have several OLTP databases with more than 20TB and tables with billion of records...
over 5 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Not under consideration