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Requesting Q-Replication capability from Non-Temporal to Temporal Table

This RFE/Idea is to request Q-Replication capability from Non-Temporal source to Temporal Table target. The existing Q-Replication only supports from Temporal to Temporal tables. For reporting within FTM (Financial Transaction Manager), there is a need to replicate transaction data to an Operational Data Store (ODS). This is also a requirement from the legal standpoint.

To effectively meet the above requirements, we would need ability for Q-Replication to replicate data from non-temporal transactional table to temporal table on ODS.

  • Guest
  • May 1 2020
  • Planned for future release
Who would benefit from this IDEA? Any customer who has need to report on historical data on Operational Data Store.
Priority Justification In the absence of this new feature/functionality, there is no practical workaround to meet the requirement.
Client Name Huntington Bank
How should it work?

We request that the commit timestamp at the replication source be used by Q Apply to populate the system timestamp for the temporal table at the target. This is a more accurate representation of what-happened-when in FTM (Financial Transaction Manager).

We requested the Special Build in case # TS003658663 as a temporary work- around.

Idea Priority High
  • Guest commented
    3 May, 2020 02:20pm

    Thanks for considering this, Enzo. Can triggers be federated across Db2 for LUW databases? The source (non-temporal) and target (temporal) tables are in different data centers.

  • Guest commented
    2 May, 2020 10:36pm

    a potential workaround is to create after trigger on the source and use it to generate the insert on the temporal target

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