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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 ...
3 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...
11 months 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 ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Ability to archive standby - backup and restore(RIMS)

Jill,Please consider this email as a formal request for enhancement to DB2.Verizon needs the capability to do a DB2 online backup of an HADR standby database, along with a subsequent restore of the database that maintains the database as an HADR s...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

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

In TSA the following commands can be executed as a non-root user to check the status and get the version: lsrpdomain lsrpnode lssam samversion Pacemaker commands require root access to execute. A DB2 DBA may not have root access to execute Pacemak...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve the way HADR retrieve light scan on standby deals with failures such as DISK FULL

When DB2 HADR Standby is behind 2-3TB, it retrieves all files from archives to active log file system and makes the file system full. Standby replays one log file at a time and hence, retrieving thousands of files ahead slows down the replays, mak...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Ability to query catalog tables and administrative views in stand by

There is an option called Read On Standby (ROS) that allows to connect and perform selects on the standby role of a HADR cluster. However, this is focussed to business tables. I propose the capability to perform selects on the standby but just on ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE REORG Process to not Invalidate Application Packages

24x7 Application in DB2 LUW using packages. REORG of a large table is an issue. The best approach would be to use AMT but the rename causes all application packages to be mark invalid. This does not work for a 24x7 application. Online REORGE proce...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration