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High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery

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Ability to query catalog tables and administrative views in stand by

There is an option called Read On Standby (ROS) that allows to connect and perform selects on the standby role of a HADR cluster. However, this is focussed to business tables. I propose the capability to perform selects on the standby but just on ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE REORG Process to not Invalidate Application Packages

24x7 Application in DB2 LUW using packages. REORG of a large table is an issue. The best approach would be to use AMT but the rename causes all application packages to be mark invalid. This does not work for a 24x7 application. Online REORGE proce...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Kind of db2iauto for HADR

In the same way db2iauto starts instance once the server is rebooted, the HADR should restart also automatically. Actually, when server is rebooted, the instance is started but the HADR starts to be desynchronized.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Standby node with higher version

When a Db2 version upgrade is requiered, currently it should be done in the active node. However, there are some scenarios when preparing a standby with a higher version is easier. For example, when migrating to new servers, with higher OS is bett...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Improving the DBD management design

We had a Db2 load job run that used a load control dataset with 1,764 “INTO TABLE” statements run against a database that had one tablespace with 1,366 tables having 1,306 indexes. The DBD length = 2628728. When the job was run, the SYSDBDXA t...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

HADR PS MEM restore

背景:HADR+PS环境,主端ps的mem0节点宕机无法恢复,利用新设备以mem0的身份加入集群问题:当新设备以mem0身份加入时报错,由于集群拓扑结构发生变化数据库处于inconsistent状态,所以无法将MEM0重新加入,当拓扑结构发生变化时不应该影响数据库的一致性;
about 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration

After HADR takeover new HADR primary should be able to request archive logs from old HADR primary on behalf of HADR auxiliary (s) that require archive logs from old primary in order to rollforward.

After HADR takeover new HADR primary should be able to request archive logs from old HADR primary on behalf of HADR auxiliary (s) that require archive logs from old primary in order to rollforward. We have 3 node HADR Site1a Primary Site1b St...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

terminate rollback

When database is rollback a long transaction , it may take a long time. User don't want to wait for rollback to finish. One scenario is that user has made a large change on a table that is not that important table so they are willing to drop it (...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration

Manual HADR takeover should fail, if standby is in bad shape

Manual HADR takeover without FORCE should fail, if standby is in good shape.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration

Avoid the database, configured in HADR, on primary side experience an outage when the database on the standby side experience any problem.

We use Db2 pureScale in many environments using POWER System. For our disaster recovery strategy we use HADR for each database between sites. In a specific situation of when some standbys databases experienced HADR_FLAGS = STANDBY_RECV_BLOCKED, re...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration