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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

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

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

Add Booth Ticket Manager to Pacemaker/Corosync package in Db2

With V11.5, Db2 is now able to use PaceMaker & Corosync to provide cluster resource management. But missing is the Booth ticket manager. From RedHat "The Booth ticket manager is a distributed service that is meant to be run on a different phys...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

DSNAIMS IMSPlex compliance

In an IMSPlex environment with two clones (A and B), we noticed that, in case of clone A unavailability, DSNAIMS call to IMS transactions via OTMA fails. This happens because clone A is pointed statically via parameter xcf-ims-name; this parameter...
9 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

VARCHAR_FORMAT REORG

Please add function VARCHAR_FORMAT in the WHEN statement of a REORG.
9 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 ...

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...
10 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...
11 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