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Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover

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Restore Critical Files [only]

In case of a mistakenly deletion of files in/below the instance home directory of Db2 it should be possible to restore [only] these files/directories etc. At the moment if files/directories are mistakenly deleted, a complete database restore would...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 3 Future consideration

Rewind the current database from logs

Opposite to roll forward, it will be great to have the possibility to perform a rewind of a database (in roll-forward state or normal one), to a previous state with the logs. It will be like uncommit, or a general rollback.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Allow to access a database during a pause in a roll forward

During a roll forward, it will be helpful to access the database in read mode in order to identify the point where to open the database. If it is not the desired point, then apply more logs, until find the desired point.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Not under consideration

Allow to exclude index pages from backup - recreate after restore

Db2 backup is saving all database objects regardless if the objects (especially indexes) could be re-created, because the objects contain just redundant data. Db2 already provides the DBM CFG parameter INDEXREC which configures when an invalid ind...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

db2adutl parallelism

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

SQL2080N Snapshot Backup Failed Unique Volume Issue

No description provided
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 6 Not under consideration

2G limitation in Db2 utility heap size allocation

If the number of buffers and buffer size are not user specified in the BACKUP DB command then Db2 limits the utility heap size allocation to 2G. Please remove this cap to allow for higher default allocation of the utility heap size which in turn s...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow DROP db in QUIESCE mode

In a shared instance, (multiple DBs serving different applications) its almost impossible to DROP a database, without having to shutdown the entire Instance. In order to drop the database, it must be deactivated, otherwise it fails. So, if ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Improve backup configuration

Actually we need to define some environment variables like DSMI_DIR, DSMI_CONFIG to implement a TSM backup. So in case we forget to configure this at first moment we will need to do an instance restart. Would be better to consider some dynamic par...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 4 Not under consideration