Automated DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows failover solution using shared disk storage

This paper describes a distinct configuration of an automated IBM DB2 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows software failover solution that uses shared disk storage.

Paul Lee (hylee@ca.ibm.com), QA Specialist, IBM

Author photo of Paul LeePaul Lee has worked in the IBM Toronto Lab for over ten years, and has held numerous roles throughout the DB2 Test organization. He worked on DB2 HA, DB2 HADR, and other HA technologies for DB2. He also worked on the integration of AIX and DB2 testing at the Toronto Lab.



Steve Raspudic (stevera@ca.ibm.com), DB2 Sparta Provisioning, IBM

Steve Raspudic photoSteve Raspudic has worked in the IBM Toronto Lab for over ten years, and has held numerous roles throughout the development, consulting, and service organizations. His interests are DB2 HA, DB2 HADR, and other HA technologies for DB2. He drove the integration of HA Clustering into the core DB2 engine at the Toronto Lab.



Qiao Chu, QA Specialist

Author photo of Qiao ChuWhen Qiao Chu worked at IBM, she was a member of the DB2 Test team in the IBM Toronto Lab, and did extensive validation testing of DB2 and it's integrated HA feature in both the DB2 V10 releases.



04 October 2012

The configuration is based on integrated High Availability (HA) feature in DB2 10 software using DB2 high availability instance configuration utility (db2haicu).

In this paper

  • Introduction and overview
  • Before you begin
  • Overview of important concepts
  • Topology configuration
  • Using the db2haicu command interactive mode for HA resources setup
  • Using the db2haicu command XML mode to set up HA resources
  • Maintenance
  • Post-configuration testing
  • Problem determination

Download

DescriptionNameSize
Article in PDF formatDB2_10_HA_shared_storage.pdf1259 KB

Resources

Learn

Get products and technologies

  • Build your next development project with IBM trial software, available for download directly from developerWorks.
  • Evaluate IBM products in the way that suits you best: Download a product trial, try a product online, use a product in a cloud environment, or spend a few hours in the SOA Sandbox learning how to implement Service Oriented Architecture efficiently.

Discuss

  • Get involved in the My developerWorks community. Connect with other developerWorks users while exploring the developer-driven blogs, forums, groups, and wikis.
static.content.url=http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/js/artrating/
SITE_ID=1
Zone=Information Management, AIX and UNIX
ArticleID=838886
SummaryTitle=Automated DB2 10 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows failover solution using shared disk storage
publish-date=10042012