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DB2 for z/OS and DASD-Based Disaster Recovery: Blowing Away the Myths

Topic: Cross Platform DB2 for z/OS & LUW

Subtopic: 2016

Is your Disaster Recovery solution based on DASD replication functions? This presentation will tell you everything you need to know about the Remote Copy Services for IBM z Systems: Metro Mirror (PPRC), z/OS Global Mirror (XRC), Global Copy and Global Mirror. It will address the most common myths and misconceptions about these DASD replication solutions. Important concepts and functions such as Rolling Disaster, Consistency Groups, HyperSwap and GDPS policies (GO|COND|STOP) will be discussed. It will also provide hints and tips on how to tune your DB2 for z/OS subsystems to achieve the most aggressive Recovery Time Objectives.

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