Merges incremental and delta backups to create a full backup, even as data volumes increase. Enables you to share configuration files across data nodes where the merge backup feature is installed. Performs backup processes with minimal impact on production systems.
Enables you to develop a scalable approach for responding to unplanned service interruptions. Benefit from fast access to historical information to help pinpoint when corruption occurs and correct data errors before they impact your business.
Accommodates customized backup and restore environments with additional merge features. Also helps simplify and shorten recovery times for column-organized tables.
Relevant backup processes
Uses Db2 database history to determine which backups to merge. The identified backups are used to build a full backup that contains relevant information from source backups.