Achieving the Highest Levels of Parallel Sysplex Availability in a DB2 Environment

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Published 13 December 2004, updated 06 January 2005

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Authors: Frank Kyne, McGeoch Glenn


Maintaining high availability in a Parallel Sysplex® requires planning and effort on the part of many individuals in multiple disciplines. DB2® is just one component of a highly available environment. This Redpaper provides additional information to the Parallel Sysplex Availability Checklist, SG24-6061 IBM Redbooks publication. It focuses on configuring DB2 to take advantage of Parallel Sysplex and to maintain high availability. We also include recommendations for maintaining high availability.

Table of contents

Introduction and overview
DB2 subsystem configuration
DB2 data sharing configuration
Database design and configuration
Application design and introduction
End-user connectivity
Operations and procedures
Supporting material

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