Implementing IBM DB2 9.7 Enterprise Server edition with Microsoft Failover Clustering

Configuring a high availability solution with DB2 and Microsoft Failover Clustering is much easier with the sample configurations provided in this detailed paper.

24 April 2012 (First published 09 January 2003)

This document takes you through sample configurations using IBM® DB2® 9.7 for Linux®, UNIX®, and Windows® using Microsoft Windows® Server 2008, Enterprise Edition.

The article includes the following:

  • Overview of DB2 Enterprise Server Edition with failover clustering
  • Failover and failback
  • The db2mscs utility
  • Drive mapping
  • Planning and preparation
  • Hot standby and mutual takeover configurations
  • Configuring the DB2 Administration Server
  • Remote client connections
  • User scripts
  • Testing the configuration
  • Migration
  • Rolling upgrade
  • Managing security
  • FAQs

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