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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...
Online restore of a range partition. Db2 takes a lock on the whole table during the restore.
I have a range partition table with NO global indexes. The partitions have their own tablespaces. Db2 takes a Z lock on the whole table when restoring a single partition.We thought that we could restore a partition online and that all the other pa...
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...
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 ba...
Db2 Houskeeping of combination of Snapshot Backups and TSM Backups
At the moment Db2 supports housekeeping of backups by DB configuration parameters rec_his_retent and num_db_backups. These parameters are used by the customer for years for Db2 TSM backups. Both parameters are set to a value of 8 - ensuring more t...
To detect as early as possible that there are storage issues or file system issues in log dir, checking the checksum of log files during log archival would help to identify issues early, fix the issue and allow to take a new backup to get database...
We have automated backup options enabled (num_db_backups and rec_his_retentn both set). Our backup schedule takes a full backup on Sunday and a Delta every other day of the week. When a full backup image qualifies for removal, with reference to th...
Support AWS IAM Roles with Remote Object Storage using AWS S3 Storage for Backups and Archive Logs
AWS promotes usage of IAM Roles (an AWS construct) for managing access to shared S3 object storage across many EC2 Instances. This is the recommended approach for managing backup images and archive logs. With the added support of S3 remote storage...
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