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101 VOTE
Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 16, 2018

Method for downgrading FixPack level of Db2 pureScale

In order to downgrade FP level of pureScale, uninstall the product, re-install and recovery from backup are needed.
This is time consuming and cannot be done online.
Customer want some easy FP fallback method.
Most customer plan to FP upgrade with some fallback method.
As a Db2 pureScale product, customer cannot consider FP upgrade without a easy fallback plan.
  • Guest
    Dec 12, 2023

    We believe this is a very reasonable proposal that reduces the burden on the customer's IT department and lowers the hurdles for applying the latest FP, and is a useful opinion.It is very difficult to accept that this useful proposal is currently [Not under consideration].If you consider this positively, it will help many customers, IBM affiliates, and IBMers.