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New DB2 for LUW Automated Failover Option

DB2 HADR - TSAMP integration. Treat a set of databases on a server, even across DB2 instances, as a unit. If one database has a failure and has to failover then we want all the databases in that unit to failover. And just as important, we want ...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Delivered

PureScale high ports statically defined

We require consistent and specific ports to be used for PureScale inter-member communications. It would be ideal if this can be configurable. Currently PureScale requires us to open all high ports >=1024, as per documentation
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

pureScale port check without pingable IP address in Switch

On AIX, if you are using the old 10GE RoCE adapter without TCP/IP support, RSCT uses port state check to see if the port is alive. With the newer adapters (10GE, 40GE, 100GE, for that matter), all of them supports TCP/IP and the port state check ...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

Request for improving pureScale reliability

In this customer environment, there are 4 power740 systems.
Customer use these 4 systems for high availability DB2 pureScale as,
DB node #1 on p740#1
DB node #2 on p740#2
CF node #1 on p740#3
CF node #2 on p740#4

Recently, power740#...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

pureScale to support Mellanox ConectX-4 IB & RoCE adapters

pureScale can only support Mellanox ConnectX-3 and lower version. More and more customer are using ConnectX-4 and higher version of IB and RoCE adapters, for higher throughput and lower latency, which greatly improves pureScale performance.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 2 Delivered

Multiple cross invalidation (XI) connections in RDMA networks on pureScale

High concurrent inserts & selects result in very high CF CPU usage, and CF wait time is lengthened.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

Fix to enable pureScale support with Red Hat KVM on Power

There is a PCI Passthrough issue on Red Hat KVM that would probably not be fixed by Red Hat until V7.4 at the earliest. LTC has proposed an alternative approach to avoid the contention that pureScale is using PCI Passthrough to address.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

member subset needs failback functionality without having to configure individual clients

Hello,We have a critical 2-tier application that we are trying to take to pureScale. It has thousands of DB2 clients out in the field which are difficult to configure. We want to affinitize the field clients to go to a certain member of the pure...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

Enable HA/failover functionality at instance level or for groups of databases

DB2 performs failover only at the database level. If a group/set of databases are related, e.g. used for the same application, those databases should ideally failover together, but under the current design, those failovers have to be done individu...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

DB2 PureScale for Linux on z

On behalf of several customers, we need to see a PureScale version of DB2 running on Linux on z. Whilst these customers run large DB2 for z/OS estates, they also require HA services for the distributed version used by IBM Products MDM and BPM, oth...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0