DB2 and the Live Partition Mobility feature of PowerVM on IBM System p using storage area network (SAN) storage

How to do many maintenance tasks without disruption to service

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Punit Shah and Basker Shanmugam

Date archived: December 19, 2016 | First published: August 05, 2008

Learn about Live Partition Mobility, a feature of the System p™ virtualization PowerVM™ Enterprise edition. See how Live Partition Mobility can be applied to DB2® deployments, and how it helps you migrate AIX® and Linux® partitions and hosted applications from one physical server to another compatible physical server. Live Partition Mobility allows hardware maintenance, firmware upgrades, system maintenance, and on-the-fly server consolidation without application outage. Setup, configuration, best-practices, and performance characterization for Storage Area Network (SAN) and DB2 are covered.

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