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Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image.This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting the source system
For databases using AUTO_DEL_REC_OBJ, at the end of the BACKUP utility there is a synchronous process which purges any history records and their associated archive logs. This can take a very long time on busy systems. It is necessary to decouple t...
Restore database to another Db2 server with different endianness
My customer is using RHEL Big Endian Linux on PPC and Db2 10.5 which is end of support April 30, 2020. They have no option but to migrate to RHEL Little Endian. They cannot simply backup and restore the database and are looking at using Db2move wh...
Db2 V9.7 FP2: Intra-tablespace parallelism can reduce elapsed time for backups Starting in Version 9.7 Fix Pack 2, intra-tablespace parallelism was introduced and can be used during backups other than delta and incremental backups. Intra-tablespac...
Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version
Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
Allow offline backup to automatically force all Allow offline utilities such as backup, restore, rollforward to auconnections
Modern enterprise applications are often using connection pooling for database access. Connection pools are usually monitored by application servers, and dead connections are reestablished with minimal delays..For offline backup operations, this l...
Log archival / retrieval is performed by a single thread. This can lead to log archival stuck e.g. if log file need to be retrieved to be added to online backup include logs. This is also problematic if multiple log files need to be retrieved duri...
Avoid Single point of failure for Db2's critical files
If the critical files of Db2 damage, e.g. by erroneously deletion, file system corruption Db2 will no longer be available (#usable). Since some of the critical files are permanently updated a restore of the critical files does solve the problem. A...
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