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D09 - Theory to Practice: HADR in the Real World

Session Number: 6121
Track: Db2 (LUW) - II
Session Type: Podium Presentation
Primary Presenter: Ember Crooks [Xtivia]

Symphony II => Tue, Jun 04, 2019 (03:50 PM - 04:50 PM)

Session Code: 6394
Speaker Bio: Ember is a Db2 Lead DBA and Delivery Manager at XTIVIA. She is responsible for the design, build, and management of a wide range of Db2 databases for multiple clients. Ember has 17+ years of experience with Db2 on Linux, Unix, and Windows platforms. She is the founder and principal author of the popular technical blog where she educates herself and others through example and case study. Ember is an IBM Gold Consultant and IBM Champion in Information Management.
Audience experience level: Beginner, Intermediate
Presentation Category: Disaster Recovery, Managing Availability
Presentation Platform: DB2 for Linux, UNIX, Windows
Audiences this presentation will apply to: Database Administrators
Technical areas this presentation will apply to: Disaster Recovery (DB2 for LUW), High Availability (DB2 for LUW), User Experiences
Objective 1: Understand the four SYNCMODES and when they are appropriate
Objective 2: See the required and suggested parameters to set when setting HADR up
Objective 3: Learn about the HADR tools and what they can do for you
Objective 4: Understand the role of TSAMP, MSCS, or another tool in automating HADR failover

Abstract:  Have you ever seen the "poison pill" message in your Db2 diagnostic log just before Db2 crashes to prevent split brain? Have you ever needed to know before implementing HADR or changing the SYNCMODE what the performance impact might be on your primary database? Join Ember to learn the planning and decisions behind an HADR implementation and the tools to make your work with HADR successful. Hear stories from HADR challenges and problems in the real world.

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