DB2 Text Search, Part 3, What to consider when planning text index backups

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Marion Behnen and Kavya Rao

Date archived: February 24, 2017 | First published: February 23, 2012

IBM® DB2® Text Search enables users to create full-text search applications in a DB2 for Linux®, UNIX®, and Windows® database. Full-text search is fully integrated into database query processing, but text-search indices are file system-based, and backup requires synchronization with DB2 backup and recovery facilities. It is necessary to combine database backups and text-search index backups to prepare for recovery scenarios. This article provides information about how database objects and text-search indices relate and provides recommendations for backup and recovery procedures.

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ArticleTitle=DB2 Text Search, Part 3: What to consider when planning text index backups