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Capture DB segment replace calls which actual data is not updated.
Our client (Fukuoka Financial Group) is currently using Dprop(IMS DataPropagater for z/OS) for creating Data Warehouse. Dprop captures replace calls and writes to PRDS(Propagation Request Data Set) even when DB segment was not actually updated. Cl...
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.
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 ...
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...
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 ...
CDC Record type 99 generation to be controlled externally
To generate IMS records for CDC, each DBD must be augmented by adding an EXIT parameter to each segment. This would require a DBDGEN an OLC. We need a command (type1/2) to be able disable and enable type 99 record creation against a database that ...
Allow mapping of character fields > 254 Bytes in CDA
Currently Classic Data Architect (CDA) skips over any COBOL Copybook field greater than 254 Characters. It does not issue a warning or error it just skips the field and goes on to mapping the next field. This request will have CDA map character fi...
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...
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...
hi, As you know Classic CDC for IMS providing basic support. Nowadays it's important to monitor subscriptions' latencies, status or states for IMS side. It is posibble to monitor cdc for DB2 via API but we need same development for IMS. Before thi...
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