Solved

How to find DB2 committed transaction log timestamps?

Posted on 2011-02-23
4
1,906 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Is there any command to find out the committed transactions in DB2?
0
Comment
Question by:Sudarshan3677
4 Comments
 
LVL 45

Assisted Solution

by:Kdo
Kdo earned 250 total points
ID: 34967180
Hi Sudarshan,

It will vary depending on which version of DB2 you're running, but you'll have to extract that information from the logs.  I'm unaware of a command to do so, but the db2ReadLog API can be called from a user-written program to scan the log file(s).

Kent
0
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
mwochnick earned 250 total points
ID: 34967203
The committed transactions are in the transaction logs.  Unfortunately these are binary and require a tool to read them.  DB Recovery Expert is one such tool.  A second approach is to build your own tool using the DB2 api.  I've never tried this, but here is an article that talks about that approach.  http://it.toolbox.com/blogs/db2admin/reading-transaction-logs-26229
here are some articles from IBM
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.luw.apdv.api.doc/doc/r0001910.html
and
an example
http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/index.jsp?topic=/com.ibm.db2.luw.apdv.api.doc/doc/r0001673.html
0
 
LVL 142

Expert Comment

by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
ID: 35196754
This question has been classified as abandoned and is being closed as part of the Cleanup Program. See my comment at the end of the question for more details.
0

Featured Post

Is Your Active Directory as Secure as You Think?

More than 75% of all records are compromised because of the loss or theft of a privileged credential. Experts have been exploring Active Directory infrastructure to identify key threats and establish best practices for keeping data safe. Attend this month’s webinar to learn more.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

November 2009 Recently, a question came up in the DB2 forum regarding the date format in DB2 UDB for AS/400.  Apparently in UDB LUW (Linux/Unix/Windows), the date format is a system-wide setting, and is not controlled at the session level.  I'm n…
Recursive SQL in UDB/LUW (you can use 'recursive' and 'SQL' in the same sentence) A growing number of database queries lend themselves to recursive solutions.  It's not always easy to spot when recursion is called for, especially for people una…
Get a first impression of how PRTG looks and learn how it works.   This video is a short introduction to PRTG, as an initial overview or as a quick start for new PRTG users.
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…

932 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

10 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now