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HADR and Shadow tables – a good match, but with some considerations!

Published March 23rd, 2015 - by

When DB2 BLU columnar architecture was introduced in DB2 10.5 GA, it was not possible to create a columnar table in a database which is the primary database in an actively connected HADR pair. This prevented a true DR solution. However, from Fixpack 4 HADR now supports columnar tables. A column-organized table created in an Continue Reading

DB2 Geek Highlights of 2014

Published December 24th, 2014 - by

Well, it’s been another busy year for the DB2 Geeks. We take a look at some of our favourite DB2 experiences and blogs over the past 12 months. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from us all!   January – March A Sysprog’s Perspective – DB2 11 – In this podcast series we looked Continue Reading

Considerations to use DB2 HADR with TSM

Published May 19th, 2014 - by

  Starting with version 6.1 TSM now uses DB2 as its backend database engine. It is a normal DB2 instance, but very tightly controlled by IBM support. After installation one cannot change any parameter in the TSM DB2 instance without permission from IBM support.   As part of normal DB2 engine TSM can use the Continue Reading

A Sysprog’s Perspective – DB2 11 Part 2

Published April 29th, 2014 - by

Join Julian Stuhler and James Gill as they take a look at DB2 11 from a Sysprog’s perspective.  This is part two in the series.  Click here to listen to part 1.

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