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We invite you to shape the future of IBM, including product roadmaps, by submitting ideas that matter to you the most. Here's how it works:

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Created by Guest
Created on Apr 25, 2017

BigIntegrate Made aware of Data Node Drive Fail

We have been working with Scott Brokaw from Software Engineer, Advanced Support Team on refining BigIntegrate PXEngine binary push to possibly include DB2 client libraries. As an offshoot of this, we discuss making BigIntegrate more intelligent at start up time if a previously available drive from a data node becomes unavailable during a subsequent execution. Currently the BigIntegrate jobs will fail, but we want to see BigIntegrate identify this condition and mark the data node as unavailable until such time that the binaries are restored. Scott has informed us that an IBM development task has been opened to address this, but felt it might prove useful to have this tracked on the Aetna side through the RFE process.
  • Guest
    Sep 11, 2020

    supported via check pointing / automatic restart