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Enhancements for Fast Apply

We are new to IBM Fast Apply and have been using a competitor product. With IBM we are experiencing some pain points and the tool is frankly not up to standards with what we purchased. HIGH priority!

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  • Feb 5 2020
  • Will not implement
Who would benefit from this IDEA? All users
How should it work?

1) IBM Fast Apply should work as a stand alone tool. Currently, it can only accept SQL generated from Recovery Expert undo/redo SQL.


2) The SQL it does take is not up to standards. For example, it cannot accept CURRENT TIMESTAMP and various other limitations. It should work with any SQL that can be accepted by Db2 such as what can be done through DSNTEP4, SPUFI, or any GUI tool like WinSQL.


3) The batch job does not give adequate reporting after job finishes. I assume it is capturing how many were executed and the number of errors, etc. This is elementary programming technique to deliver a simple output report at end of program output to tell user the results.


4) It seems that the restartability is not there if only the JCL is used.

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification Give us what we purchased. IBM Fast Apply is not up to standard with your competition.
Customer Name Navy Federal Credit Union
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    May Chu commented
    17 Jul 12:46am

    This is implemented in Log Analysis Tool, not Recovery Expert

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    Guest commented
    5 Feb 06:35pm

    Some of these are documented in case number TS003273869

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