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Oracle GoldenGate for DB2 z/OS Release is Available

Oracle GoldenGate for DB2 z/OS was released on 4/15/2016. You now can download the software from OTN and eDelivery. This is the first 12.2 release of Oracle GoldenGate for DB2 z/OS.

The following new features are provided:
  • Table-Level Character Set Encoding:  In DB2 z/OS, each table can have a different encoding. Oracle GoldenGate for DB2 z/OS 12.2 keeps the table-level encoding unchanged during the replication. The replication performance is improved by avoiding character set conversions. 
  • ​Metadata In Trail: the definition (defgen) files and the SOURCEDEFS/ASSUMETARGETDEF parameters are no longer needed.
  • One Billion Trail Files: trail file sequence length has increased to nine digits, a 1000x increase to one billion trail files.
  • Heartbeat Table: Users can enable the feature to record end-to-end replication lag and view replication statistics with a database view. 
  • Certified to run on z/OS 2.2
The following platforms are certified in this release: 
  • z/OS 1.12, 1.13 , 2.1 and 2.2
  • DB2 for z/OS 10.1 and 11.1 
You can find more information from Oracle GoldenGate 12.2 documentation

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