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Replication: IMS / VSAM

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Suppress DD-level accounting information in the SMF type 30 EXCP section for individual DDs.

We found that E-Private SP230 Key0 storage growth was occurred in IIDR Classc Capture service. It was due to SMF type 30 EXCP information at DD name dynamic allocation. Our case was 100 thousand DD Dynamic allocation for IMS OLDS open. . Then...
almost 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for IMS for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Classic IIDR server's STOP,ALL command process should enable the timeout function

In a customer's production environment STOP,ALL command was entered to a IMS target server but the termination process hung. After 80 minutes passed STOP,ALL,IMMEDIATE was entered and the server successfully terminated. (The incident is reported b...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Delete/Define operation on Vsam file needs to be logged

This RFE is for the VSAM development team.if a vsam file is enabled for replication using LOGREPLICATE, it can be enabled for replication using Classic CDC. if such file is DELETE/DEFINE which is very common for end of day processing, the replicat...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 3 Future consideration

Documentation of raw data format in Classic CDC MQ publishing.

This is not functional requirement, but documentation requirement. it seems that Classic CDC MQ publishing have a capability to publish data format by using PUBBINASIS=TRUE. I've found this function in developerWorks. https://developer.ibm.com/a...
about 3 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 0 Future consideration

Create SQL reference manual for InfoSphere Classic Federation Server for z/OS

My customer is developing an application that issues SQL to DB2 using the CLASSIC FEDERATION.The available SQL was answered with DB2 V4 equivalent on the PMR, but LOCK was not available.Application development is delayed and the customer is strong...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Track completed UORs to improve conflict handling during a subscription's adaptive apply restart window

When a subscription is restarted, a conflict from the original failing UOR is ignored during the subscription's adaptive apply restart window, resulting in an erroneous, successful restart of the subscription. Because of the unknow state of the up...
over 2 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Classic CDC needs to alert on Delete/Define operation on source VSAM file

when a delete/define operation occurs on a source vsam file which is enabled for replication (LOGREPLICATE), it puts the source and target data out of sync and hence may cause replication to break. A warning message (CEC*W) may be helpful for oper...
about 4 years ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM 0 Future consideration

Metrics for this product shoul be provided as regular SMF collection for historical and monitor reasons

While metrics are provided using CDA Tool, it requires the user to activate the data collection and thre is no mechanism for the product to provide a more historial data gathering. Also thre is no way to automatically see trends other than manual ...
10 months ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Limit maximum number of writer tasks that can be assigned per subscription

We had an incident where one subscription had monopolized most of the writer tasks which caused replication latency for the RMs of all the other subscriptions in that source/target server pair. Therefore, there should be a parm to set a limit for ...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Data Replication for VSAM for z/OS 1 Future consideration

High availability for IMS CDC in a SYSPLEX environment

We are currently implementing CDC for IMS in our Production environment. This consists of 2 IMS v15.2 systems running on 2 different LPAR's, in a SYSPLEX. The OS on both are currently z/OS 2.3. CDC for IMS runs on 1 LPAR, replicating the LOGS o...
over 1 year ago in Replication: IMS / VSAM  / Classic Change Data Capture 2 Future consideration