db2top shows "backup in progress" state for all tablespaces at the beginning
Priyanka Joshi 270003HTNX Visits (2021)
Consider for example you have 298 tablespaces and PARALLELISM = 2.
Start an online backup on database. Check the status using db2stop command.
Q : The db2top output shows "backup in progress" state for all 298 tablespaces even if you have only 2 BM's (PARALLELISM 2) doing the work. Is this right ?
A : This behaviour is EXPECTED. Irrespective of the tool used to check (db2top, db2pd etc) at the very beginning of a backup, Db2 sets the status of each tablespace to be backed up to “bac