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Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover

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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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 4 Not under consideration

Restore at table level

Mainly on auditing needs when you have to get some information from the past or when you need to recover just one table only its nowadays you have to do a complete restore. Would be good to have this feature.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Functionality already exists

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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Add NEWMIRRORLOGPATH option to the restore command

This should be a fairly simple change/addition and prevent the possibilty that the mirrorlogs end up in the old databases mirrorlogpath by misstake or during the time it takes for the administrator to do the change manually, since the change will ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Not under consideration

Backup Db2 to on premisses S3 API devices (ie. EMC ECS)

Backup Db2 databases to low cost object storage devices such as EMC ECS using the S3 API. The current implementation of the S3 interface only works for a small list of known S3-style endpoints. (ie....s3.amazonaws.com, softlayer.net). This would ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 2 Not under consideration

NX842 hardware accelerated backup and log file compression for PPCLE

NX842 HW accelerated backup and log file compression is available on AIX. Why is it not available on PPCLE. All recent Linux distrubutions has kernel support for accessing this hardware accelerator.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 2 Not under consideration

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...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow for the parallel restore of multiple different db2 tablespaces when Incremental Backups are present

Refer to Case TS000107666 for more info. Allow for the restore of multiple db2 tablespaces in parallel when Incremental Backups are present. Parallel tablespace restore with incremental backups should accommodate: rebuild db restore (with subset o...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Encrypted backup information in DB_HISTORY table

Currently there is no information on backup file is encrypted or not in DB_HISTORY table. Would like to see column indicating db backup entry is of encrypted db and backup file is indeed encrypted.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0