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Page-level recovery request.

DB2 is not able to repair a single bad page, i.e. to perform a page-level recovery.This causes a downtime because the only solution is the execution of the OFFLINE procedures, like RESTORE/RECOVER/db2dart.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

BACKUP DATABASE VENDOR AZURE

Please extend BACKUP DATABASE to support cloud vendor type of AZURE. Presently, DB2 only supports S3 protocols.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Support log switch under SET WRITE SUSPEND EXCLUDE LOGS

Today Db2 cannot switch to a log file while write suspend. Therefore a archive log gets performed at beginning of write suspend. Then the write suspend can only last and the database can only work until 1 log file gets full. The time a database is...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Include a comment in the backup

It will be great to include a comment each time a backup is executed. The comment value is included in the history file, it only needs to be used by the backup command.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration

db2 backup instance use snapshot wanted

db2 backup instance use snapshot wanted We have more then one database in an instance and the current implementation of db2 backup database use snapshot can not handle that. We want to make a snapshot for all databases in an instance and preferabl...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow for the parallel restore of multiple different db2 tablespaces when Incremental Backups are present

Refer to Case TS000107666 for more info. Allow for the restore of multiple db2 tablespaces in parallel when Incremental Backups are present. Parallel tablespace restore with incremental backups should accommodate: rebuild db restore (with subset ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Compression for automatic DB2 backups

DB2 LUW includes a solution for automatic backup creation, which is enabled by AUTO_MAINT and AUTO_DB_BACKUP parameters and configured by the 'AUTO_BACKUP' maintenance policy XML..The policy XML file does not allow to specify options to enable bac...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Avoid SQL1246N for incremental backup

This sqlcode SQL1246N is send by DB2 during an incremental backup each time a new tablespace has been created and no full backup of this tablespace has been done. It shoud be more interesting to switch automatically for this tablespace from the i...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Platform switch Windows-Linux using OFFLINE database backup image

A platform switch from Windows to Linux (or Linux to Windows), would be much easier if one can use the DB2 backup image itself. Not necessary between two different DB2 versions, and it doesn't have to be an online backup, and of course platforms a...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

DB2 should use the HWM value instead of total allocation for restores on AUTO storage dbs

This is general problem for db2 restore with automatic storage environments. The redirected restore requires total space allocated on source DB tablespaces instead of traditional HWM space requirements. This increases the space requirements on the...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration