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DB2 Recovery Expert access Backup and Logs directly over Vendor Library

Currently when doing Reports with the DB2 Recovery Expert, access to Backup and Logfiles over the Vendor Library (in our Case Commvault) is done on the managed Database itself. This is causing a high Performance impact on the System (Disk, Cpu and...
15 days ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Submitted

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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Upload db2 load copy images with db2adutl from filesystem to tsm

Currently using db2adutl only db2 database or tablespace backup images and log files can be moved from a filesystem to TSM using db2adutl. Load copy images cannot be moved using db2adutl. Example: $ db2adutl upload images /loadcopy/DBTEST.4.db2ins...

Improved Db2 backup thread (db2bm and db2med) binding/distribution on NUMA systems

On a large NUMA systems with a very fast storage and a fast backup target memory affinity might affect backup time as well as the overall system performance during the activity. Currently, with the Db2's automatic thread NUMA binding (DB2_RESOURCE...
7 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 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...
about 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
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration

BACKUP INCLUDE LOGS should add logs to backup image as soon as they are closed

Today the log files get added to backup image at end of backup, which could easily cause that log files need to be retrieved from archive that they can be added to backup image. Adding the log files as soon as possible would avoid time consuming a...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

HADR: Ability to take incremental backups on either host and maintain the incremental chain for restore

In an HADR environment it is not possible to restore / recover the database with backups which are taken from both sites of the HADR cluster (after takeovers). You have to use the backups from the one site or from the other site. You can't mix the...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Create a feature to DB2 11.5 Compatibility of online backup and other utilities

Request a feature on DB2 11.5 so online is backup is compatible with DDLs that require a Z lock (such as ALTER TABLE, DROP TABLE, and DROP INDEX). We have a daily eligibility and customer extract jobs that is running on a nightly basis that requir...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Allow IAM access for server to S3 to work for Db2 backups

AWS allows a server or container to have an IAM role that allows access to S3 and other resources without authentication. However, cataloging a storage alias requires a key and secret key to work, regardless of whether the IAM role is set up for t...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration