A02 - DB2 Backup and Recovery Best Practices

Session Number: 4007
Track: DB2 for z/OS - I
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Jim Dee [BMC Software,Inc.]
Time: May 01, 2017 (01:55 PM - 02:55 PM)
Room: South Ballroom

Session Code: 4021
Speaker Bio: Jim Dee is a Corporate Architect in the Data Management organization in R&D at BMC Software. He is responsible for the technical content and integration of the DB2 for z/OS product lines. He has worked at BMC since 1990, mostly in DB2 Backup and Recovery, as a developer, product author, and architect, and has held his current position as Chief Architect since 2007. Prior to joining BMC Software, Jim worked at various employers in the IT industry for 16 years. He worked as an application developer, systems programmer, DBA, and vendor developer. Jim has a B.A in Mathematics with a minor in Computer Science from Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate
Presentation Category: Disaster Recovery, Managing Availability
Presentation Platform: DB2 for z/OS
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Data Architects, Database Administrators, Systems Programmers
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Database Performance (DB2 for z/OS), Disaster Recovery (DB2 for z/OS), High Availability (DB2 for z/OS), Tools and Utilities
If Tools and Utilities was selected which products: Backup and Recovery products - Copy, Recover, Modify, Log Processing Tools
Objective 1: Discuss Backup and Recovery SLAs and how they interact
Objective 2: Demonstrate planning to meet both the Backup and especially the Recovery SLA
Objective 3: Investigate techniques to prove SLAs can be met.
Objective 4: Be prepared if an unfortunate event does occur that requires wide scale recovery
Objective 5: Learn how to satisfy your auditors

Abstract:  We will discuss the best practices in accomplishing DB2 Backup and Recovery to plan for, test, and meet backup and recovery SLAs required by your company, industry, or government.