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Backup Only What You Need - An Automated Approach (A04)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2006

DATE: 2006-5-9 (08:30 AM - 09:40 AM)
SPEAKERS: Matthew Rhea (Conseco)

Creating useable and accurate image copies are perhaps the most important function of the production DBA. Having an automated process to copy tablespaces is vital in a large production environment, and can remove the tedious process of updating jobs when tablespaces are created or dropped. Using DB2's templates, listdefs, copy function, and a few Rexx routines, learn how to customize the image copy process at your work.

EXP. LEVEL: Intermediate


Determine What Can't Be Copied

Determine What Should Be Copied

Create List of Tablespaces to Copy (LISTDEFS)

Reduce System Resources - CPU, DASD, TAPE

Customize Procedure for Your Shop

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