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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 o...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow DROP db in QUIESCE mode

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. So, if ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

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.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 2 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...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Automatic Archive Log Pruning when Non-Db2 Snapshots are used

Db2 on Cloud Pak for Data, OpenShift, k8s (a.k.a Db2U) primarily relies on k8s or Velero Volume Snapshots. However, Log archiving is enabled by default in Db2U. Therefore, even when automatic log pruning is enabled, since the backup happens outsid...
9 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Future consideration

Restore Diagnostic messages

When upgrading DB2 LUW from V10.5 to V11.5, restore got hung after processing 830G [ full backup data ] without any message DB2 Support team was contacted to troubleshoot the issue, finally, it appeared to be an file lock issue, DB2 appeared to be...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 5 Not under consideration

During rollforward to PIT from TSM, why does DB2 create the second LOGSTREAM0000 directory under the active log path of the database

During rollforward to point in time recovery from TSM, why does DB2 create the second LOGSTREAM0000 directory under the active log path of the database
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Not under consideration

Restore at table level

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.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Functionality already exists

Db2 should request logs in both Log Archive Method

When performing a roll forward, and the LOGARCHMETH1 is configured to a external mechanism like Netbackup, and LOGARCHMETH2 is a local disk, Db2 will ask the first method and wait for the log, even if it takes too long for retrieval. In this case,...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Future consideration

New Database Parameter to Open Db2 for LUW Backup Files in Read-Only Mode for Deleting It

Refer to case TS005462380 for more details. Due to the rise in hackers targeting backup data files, our company has implemented Retention Lock on all backup files, including Db2 database backup files and archive log files, by changing the file per...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Future consideration