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Ability to backup/clone a database across the network (redirected restore)(RIMS)
Verizon needs the capability to issue a set write suspend IO command on database. Get the data to another instance at another location and bring it up. Informix has this ability and Verizon likes it. This is called a redirected restore. Veriz...
When a session is forced or rolled back, provide a facility to report percent complete (work done divided by total work). Also required for crash-recovery. It is currently impossible to determine how much longer a rollback or crash-recovery wil...
BACKUP Performance: Incremental and Delta backups should not have to read all tablespace pages.(RIMS)
Backup currently reads ALL pages in the tablespace to examine the pageLSN in order to determine if a page should be included in the image. This is poor for performance, customer want this addressed using a 21th century approach.
BACKUP/RESTORE should provide support for external objects.(RIMS)
when customer archives backup images (they have to keep 7 years worth of trade data), they must manually archive non-data objects (such as function/procedure definitions, libraries, and other things required for the database to run properly). ï¿½ ...
The customer is considering to deploy multi-active system cross multiple sites, the distance among sites might be more than 1000km. The data could be distributed by hash, and rarely cross site data access by transaction/query. DPF might be a good ...
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