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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jan 10, 2019

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 which is very manually intensive when migrating hundreds of databases, or or using QRep which requires MQ resources to be in place.


DB2 LUW “endianness conversion” capability during a database restore

Requesting an “endianness conversion” capability during a database restore, that would allow an AIX backup to be restored on Intel or Linux servers, for example.
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration

Make DB2 backup image restorable on both big endian and little endian systems

Having a backup image taken on one kind of system (say big endian) and being able to directly restore it on another kind of system (little endian) will be very useful in cases of DB2 databases migration between the systems with different endian-ne...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Not under consideration