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C14 - Performing Db2 HADR Updates and Upgrades Made Easy

Session Number: 5061
Track: Db2 for LUW - I
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Michael Roecken [IBM Canada Ltd.]
Time: May 02, 2018 (04:55 PM - 05:55 PM)
Room: Commonwealth A

Session Code: C14
Speaker Bio: Michael Roecken is a senior software developer with Db2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows platforms at the IBM Toronto Lab. Michael has worked since 2000 designing, implementing and supporting various features and capabilities in the areas of: backup/restore, crash/rollforward recovery, high availability/disaster recovery, logging/transaction management and upgrade/migration.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
Presentation Category: Data Management, Implementing New DB2 Releases and Features, Managing Availability
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators, New Users
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Disaster Recovery (DB2 for LUW), High Availability (DB2 for LUW), New Release (DB2 for LUW)
Objective 1: Discuss the process to perform an HADR single standby and multiple standby fix pack rolling update.
Objective 2: Discuss the process to perform an HADR pureScale online member rolling updates.
Objective 3: Discuss the process to perform an HADR single standby and multiple standby major release upgrade.
Objective 4: Discuss the process to perform an HADR pureScale major release upgrade.

Abstract:  Moving to a new version or fix pack of DB2 should not be a scary event for databases using the high availability disaster recovery (HADR) feature. Fear of an outage or re-initialization of your standby is no longer a concern. This presentation will introduce to you and detail the procedures to perform a rolling update and a major release upgrade of your HADR single standby, HADR multiple standby and HADR pureScale databases. A detailed step by step analysis, with examples, from start to end so that you can get your database to the latest versions of DB2 with the least amount of concern.

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