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Status Planned for future release
Workspace Db2
Components Db2 on Cloud
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 6, 2022

Pause and Resume compute resources

Ability to pause and resume compute resources per the needs of the application.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)
  • Guest
    Aug 23, 2022

    I would like feedback on the prioritization process for this requirement. Prodesp is a strategic customer and we are in danger of losing this intalled base to another cloud provider.

  • Guest
    May 19, 2022

    We currently have a big step to reduce compute resources, from 56 vCPUs to 32 vCPUs. We need to have a way to gradually reduce CPU and memory resources to better adjust them to the application needs.