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Opposite to roll forward, it will be great to have the possibility to perform a rewind of a database (in roll-forward state or normal one), to a previous state with the logs. It will be like uncommit, or a general rollback.
Allow to access a database during a pause in a roll forward
During a roll forward, it will be helpful to access the database in read mode in order to identify the point where to open the database. If it is not the desired point, then apply more logs, until find the desired point.
Allow to exclude index pages from backup - recreate after restore
Db2 backup is saving all database objects regardless if the objects (especially indexes) could be re-created, because the objects contain just redundant data. Db2 already provides the DBM CFG parameter INDEXREC which configures when an invalid i...
Usually our Db2 backups to TSM are performed using parallelism, sometimes up to parallelism 10.
Occasionally we restore a Db2 system in another operating center from where we have no access to the TSM server.
In the source environment the Db2 back...
If the number of buffers and buffer size are not user specified in the BACKUP DB command then Db2 limits the utility heap size allocation to 2G. Please remove this cap to allow for higher default allocation of the utility heap size which in turn s...
BACKUP command option: ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (tablespace-name)
Customer has a huge number of tablespaces (f.e. 10000) and wants to do a tablespace backup of all tablespaces except of for example 3 tablespaces.
We would like to do the following:
$ db2 BACKUP DB myDB ALL TABLESPACES EXCEPT (unnecessary...
In a shared instance, (multiple DBs serving different applications) its almost impossible to DROP a database, without having to shutdown the entire Instance.
In order to drop the database, it must be deactivated, otherwise it fails.
Actually we need to define some environment variables like DSMI_DIR, DSMI_CONFIG to implement a TSM backup. So in case we forget to configure this at first moment we will need to do an instance restart. Would be better to consider some dynamic par...
Mainly on auditing needs when you have to get some information from the past or when you need to recover just one table only its nowadays you have to do a complete restore. Would be good to have this feature.
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