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High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery

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Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Configure PaceMaker for Db2/HADR automation using "rsync" as an option for "db2crm" script.

Ability to configure the entire PaceMaker cluster for Db2 HADR without using ftp or scp. For security reasons, some client environments do not allow the use of "ftp" or "scp". The cluster creation option accepts "rsync" as an option instead of "sc...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Add the ability to manually tune DB2_HADR_HANG_DETECTION

Currently DB2_HADR_HANG_DETECTION is set internally and can't be configured. Customer's environments may involve slower responding components and may result in Db2 triggering the hang detection even though the system isn't hung. It would be useful...
7 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Read On Standby (ROS) Access during Upgrade process LUW

During the version upgrade of Db2 LUW, the standby (ROS enabled) needs to be brought down - during the upgrade: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=udhadrhe-upgrading-db2-servers-in-hadr-environments-without-standby-reinitialization I wou...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

DB2 Pacemaker upgrade break cluster when Red Hat Satellite is not accessible

Hello, My idea is to add some check if Red Hat satellite is visible into db2installPCMK because if it's not, update will break cluster and DB2 will be unusable until visibility is fixed and db2installPCMK is executed again. As workaround you shoul...
9 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Ability to execute Pacemaker status and version commands as a non-root use

In TSA the following commands can be executed as a non-root user / db2 instance to check the status , get the version , enable disable cluster: lsrpdomain lsrpnode lssam samversion db2haicu -disable Pacemaker commands require root access to execut...

HADR/Pacemaker for AIX

While HADR/Pacemaker for Linux is available, Pacemaker for AIX is not availabe and needed now to avoid a hold-up in our adoption of Db2 vNext.
12 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

fencing agent handle promptly and avoid server reboot when it noticed minor lib changes at OS end

Dear IBM Thank you much for such great imitative on HA Auto failover feature on DB2 LUW. We have implemented PACEMAKER with fencing technology on huge number of DB2 servers. Following are the challenges which needs to be addressed and improve the ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

db2expln stopped working from db2v11.5.7.0 onward on HADR STANDBY

db2expln, doesn't write / update and tables on the database and it was working till db2 v11.5.5 on STANDBY RO enabled, from v11.5.7.0 it stopped working, many time there is a need to check explain out on STANDBY RO enabled
about 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery / Statements (DDL and DML) 6 Functionality already exists

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Is a defect