Single-system availability

Use this information to maximize the availability of your system. You can learn about the basic availability concepts, learn how to protect the data on your disk units, how to back up and recover your system, and how to decrease the recovery time after an abnormal end.

  • Availability roadmap

    This topic collection contains the basic information about availability and helps you decide which options are best for your company.

  • Storage solutions

    This topic collection helps you make choices about which storage technologies are right for your company now, and which might be useful in the future.

  • Disk management

    Use this topic collection to effectively manage your disk units, disk pools, and independent disk pools. It also provides the strategies to help you protect the data on your disk units.

  • Backup and recovery

    This topic collection includes the information about how to back up your system information and how to ensure that your system runs 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

  • Journal management

    With the journal management recovery and audit functions, you can record the activity of objects on your system. Use this information to learn strategies for effective journal management.

  • Commitment control

    Commitment control is a function that ensures data integrity. It allows you to define and process a group of changes to resources, such as database files or tables, as a transaction. Commitment control ensures that either the entire group of individual changes occurs on all systems that participate or that none of the changes occurs.

  • Related information

    Product manuals, IBM®Redbooks®, Web sites, and other information center topic collections contain information that relates to the Availability topic collection. You can view or print any of the PDF files.