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DB2 pureScale - Active/Active High Availability is here! (C04)

Topic: 2010 EMEA

Subtopic: DB2 for LUW

DATE: 2010-11-9 (08:30 - 09:30)
SPEAKERS: Aamer Sachedina (IBM)

DB2 pureScale is state of the art DB2 for LUW technology which offers active/active high availability on distributed systems. Five years in the making, this technology is now generally available and is expected to see wide deployment in critical ERP and OLTP systems. This presentation dives into details of the high availability architecture of DB2 pureScale. Details of DB2 Cluster Services - the component responsible for recovery orchestration are presented and the overall architecture is compared and contrasted with competitive technology to display the clear advantages of DB2 pureScale. The presentation also includes an in-depth walkthrough of several failure-recovery scenarios including software and hardware failures.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


Overview of HA architecture of pureScale. Introduction to DB2 Cluster Services and its components.

Creating cluster file systems for pureScale databases. Best practices for pureScale storage provisioning.

pureScale cluster and instance status. How to get a quick snapshot of the status of the cluster through db2 commands and SQL.

DB2 member failure scenarios - walkthrough of software and hardware failure scenarios.

powerHA pureScale failure scenarios - walkthrough of software and hardware failure scenarios.

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