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Add the ability to upload Db2 transaction log files to TSM that had been moved manually by DBA

We use Db2 log archiving to TSM servers. No failover archive path has been set yet. Under rare circumstances we faced situations where log archiving to TSM does not work or slows down and the active log path fills up. To prevent disk full situatio...
7 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve Standby Replay Performance

In our environment, the replay on the standy database is not able to keep up with the speed at which the PRIMARY is able to process data. Our replay gaps often exceed 100 GB, and this means that any failover would be delayed. We use HADR for high ...

DB2 STANDBY REPLAY DELAY caused by Offline reorg

IBM case: TS008415413 When an OFFLINE REORG is submitted on Primary, the REPLAY on STANDBY (both Principal and Auxiliary) applies the transactional logs till the BUILD phase. When the reorg moves to recreate or updates the INDEXES, the REPLAYS sto...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Future consideration

Redirected Restore on STANDBY for STOGROUP expansion

Case number: TS008472518 Our database was 42TB and the file system were 45TB across 12 file systems. I wanted to expance the total storage to TB by adding 12 additional file systems. I took a backup and did a re-directed restore on standby with 24...
7 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

HADR: Enable ROS for all LOBs

At a customer site we tried to use read on standby for reporting. That way we hoped to be able to redirect the load which is caused by reporting away from the operational DB and machine. Test failed because of some LOB-columns which couldn't be al...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Ability to keep configuration parameters in sync on HADR standby databases

Currently configuration parameter changes (db2set, dbm cfg and db cfg) on HADR primary database do not propogate to the standby databases. Having an optional clause or switch to propogate the config changes will ensure that on failover to standby ...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

purescale support HADR ROS

System: DB2 LUW pureScaleActor: User needing HADR read of standby on pureScale environmentNow db2 V10.5 and above had provided HADR component for pureScale but missed Read of standby feature. Description: some customer had used HADR ROS feature on...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Force LOAD COPY location with HADR

LOAD COPY files can go anywhere, but when running HADR, they should only go to a shared location. If they do not, then the tables on the standby will be unavailable on failover. Those doing LOADs may not know or understand the impact of this. Ther...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

DB2 HADR Standby Database act as CDC Source

We use DB2 ,DB2 HADR and CDC in our production system. Now we can only use the DB2 HADR primary database as CDC source. DB2 HADR standby database can not support acting as CDC source now. So we hope add a new feature,ie : DB2 HADR Standby database...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 2 Not under consideration

HADR/TSA/DB2 hang detection feature to have TSA automate a failover during a database hang

Today in HADR failover scenarios we do not detect the database hang on the primary and failover the database to the secondary servers using TSA automation. we need the script needs to accommodate the database hang and failover the database to the ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery / pureScale 1 Not under consideration