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Replication: Change Data Capture

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This is a request for CDC/IIDR to provide an augmented timestamp, using an ordinal/sequence number on top of the Db2 LUW second granularity....to give better ordering for JMS targets.

FedEx initially benefits but later on all companies doing replication from mainframe platform to LUW. CDC/IIDR retrieves timestamps (via @timstamp) from the source DBMS. When the source is Db2/z, for instance , we return their timestamp which is...
3 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

Permanent fix for Tcplisten rocketing cpu when tenable scan garbage hits port

Tcplisten job rockets into cpu spike/loop when tenable scan throws garbage at the port Subscriptions stopped during this cannot be restarted unless ending of subsystem or dmtcp This is an exposure as any bad actor could act upon that port not just...
5 months ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 2 Delivered

Replication from PostgreSQL DB with dashes in a db name

The problem was classified as design limitation. We can't start replication from PostgreSQL with dashes in DB name. During adding a new subscription, cdc agent is trying to create a replication slot , named SUBSCRIPTION_NAME + DB_NAME + USER_NAME ...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

PostgreSQL current versions 14.x support

Due to the increased use of PostgreSQL and to avoid the delay encountered with version 12.x and 13.x, I ask you if it is possible to adding support for the latest release 14 already released 3 months ago, on the roadmap.
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

Support for key updates for Fast apply method ParallelizeSingleTableByHash

We are using ParallelizeSingleTableByHash for oracle target. This has resulted in extremely fast processing by the apply. However for certain tables when they have key updates, the delete and insert can result in different hash key and hence they ...
about 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

IIDR CDC : Remote Db2 z source, microseconds precision to DM_TIMESTAMP

IIDRCDC for Remote Db2 Source is relatively new IBM product that replicates data from Db2 z/os but some part of CDC engine can be remote from z/OS. In this particular scenario, source is Db2 z/OS using remote Db2 IIDR and target is flat file using...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

IIDR target agent support for snowflake

Our company and customer are demand ability to share data in Snowflake. We need CDC data replication capable to mirror database tables from DB2 Z/OS and DB2 AS400 to Snowflake via IIDR target agent on Linux VM. IBM need to keep up with the industr...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

Allow replication agent instance creation/modifications in an automated way

No commands are available to create a replication engine instace other than dmconfigurets. The problem with this command is that in can only be executed in gui/console modes. It cannot be invoked in batch with a response file or a properties file....
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered

Provide means to limit number of retries following unable to establish connection

This idea is related to real life scenario we encountered in production - we raised a case but we were advised CDC is working as designed and we should raise an AHA idea. Currently we have a number of subscriptions defined/active across a number o...
over 1 year ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 1 Delivered

JSON data type should be supported in PostgreSQL engine as target

Today we cannot replicate JSON data type in Postgresql Database as target. No workaround is available. A critical project is blocked.
almost 2 years ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Delivered