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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


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High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery

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BACKUP/RESTORE should provide support for external objects.(RIMS)

when customer archives backup images (they have to keep 7 years worth of trade data), they must manually archive non-data objects (such as function/procedure definitions, libraries, and other things required for the database to run properly). � ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Ability to backup/clone a database across the network (redirected restore)(RIMS)

Verizon needs the capability to issue a set write suspend IO command on database. Get the data to another instance at another location and bring it up. Informix has this ability and Verizon likes it. This is called a redirected restore. Verizon's ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration

RESTORE fails with SQL30082N RC=3 if an LDAP database with the same name already exists in Active Directory(RIMS)

Restore fails with 'SQL30082N Security processing failed with reason '3' ('PASSWORD MISSING')' when there's still a database with the same name in the Windows Active Directory but on another server.The restore completes when the other db is uncata...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

BACKUP/RESTORE should support parallelcompression of backupstripes when using native compress option(RIMS)

Headline Cont...(thisiscurrentlysingle-threadpertablespace).Description -currently, Backup will fetch from multiple tablespaces using multiple concurrent prefetcher sub-agents. However when Backup Compression is enabled, data is forced through Bac...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Database sharding

The customer is considering to deploy multi-active system cross multiple sites, the distance among sites might be more than 1000km. The data could be distributed by hash, and rarely cross site data access by transaction/query. DPF might be a good ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

ROLLBACK & CRASH RECOVERY percentage complete display(RIMS)

When a session is forced or rolled back, provide a facility to report percent complete (work done divided by total work). Also required for crash-recovery. It is currently impossible to determine how much longer a rollback or crash-recovery will t...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Torn Data Page Handling / Recovery(RIMS)

We have hit torn page recovery (CBIT inconsistency) issues from time to time. As ext3/4 block I/O occurs in 4K units we feel we are at risk on any tablespace above a 4K page size. We would like to discuss options to improve DB2's handling of parti...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

DB2 HADR takeover improvement if load copy in progress on standby

A load with copy yes is issued on the primary. When finished on the primary, it starts on the standby. At this point, an issue occurs on the primary and a take over is issued on the standby. Because of this take over, the primary becomes standby. ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

REORG TABLE INPLACE does not reclaim space if table compression used(RIMS)

Hi DB2 lab, this customer opened PMR 51051,077,649 to investigate why DB2 was not releasing space from some tables when a reorg table inplace was used. The investigation lead to find out that when a table use compression the free space will not be...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration