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Parallelize the logs in the online backup image

If you have a large amount of transaction logs created during an online backup operation, and logs are include in the backup image, at the end of the backup Db2 adds the log files to the backup file. Right now it appears to be a serialized operati...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Direct read of Archive logs from TSM server when using db2 rollforward on crossnode restore operations

Usually our Db2 backups to TSM. Occasionally we restore a Db2 system in another operating center from where we have to access to the TSM server for Restore/rollforward. In the target environment the Db2 archive logs are extracted via db2adutl afte...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 3 Functionality already exists

Read access during offline backup

Read access during offline backup
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Restore with a new table name

Add a new feature to allow to restore tablespaces with new names of tablespaces and tables
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

create new TS type called staging or workarea

Create a new Tablespace type called staging. Any objects in this TS will not be backed up or logged.
over 7 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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 4 Not under consideration

Rollforward to subsecond (ms, ns)

Rollforward to a timestamp with the following format YYYY-MM-DD-hh.mm.ss.nnnnnnn
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Allow RESTORE TO FUTURE POINT WITHOUT HAVING THE INCREMENTAL/DELTA AVAILABLE

We would very much appreciate the ability to RESTORE existing databases into a new database via a FULL ONLINE backup and SUBSEQUENTLY APPLY AN INCREMENTAL.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Planned for future release

Online Backup compatability improvements request.

DB2 LUW still has a numerous commands/statements which are not supported with the ONLINE backup; (and there is no progress through the years):http://pic.dhe.ibm.com/infocenter/db2luw/v9r7/topic/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.ha.doc/doc/c0021554.htmlhttp://...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

RECOVER the database into the Alternate location.

We have a lot of cases when we need to RECOVER the database to the alternate location/paths. The RECOVER command doesn't support the relocation of the database.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration