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IMS HALDB Database Administration (J09)

Topic: 2008 NA

Subtopic: IMS

DATE: 2008-05-21 (09:45 AM - 10:45 AM)
SPEAKERS: Rich Lewis (IBM Advanced Technical Support, Americas)

IMS High Availability Large Database (HALDB) provides increased flexibility with IMS databases. Database administrators have new options and new tasks with HALDB. This session describes these options and tasks. It includes partition initialization, partition sizing, partition modifications, backup and recovery, creating test databases, reorganization alternatives, secondary indexes, and performance options. Special attention will be paid to avoiding the problems that others have encountered. If you are responsible for administering HALDB databases, you will want to attend this session.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate,Advanced


Attendees will learn how the administration of HALDB databases differs from that of other IMS full function databases.

Attendees will learn when to modify the partitioning scheme for a database and how to do it.

Attendees will learn how database backup, recovery, and disaster recovery differ with HALDB.

Attendees will learn how to add and administer secondary indexes with HALDB and how the processes used for non-HALDB databases may not be adequate with HALDB.

Attendees will learn how to create HALDB test databases and the situations where testing with non-HALDB databases may be appropriate.

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