DB2 pureScale Reaches Even Higher
Perhaps next to the BLU Acceleration technology (which we cover in Chapter 3), the most significant enhancements in DB2 10.5 pertain to the DB2 pureScale enhancements. If you’re not familiar with this technology, we give you a brief overview in this chapter. In DB2 10.5, the DB2 pureScale technology gets a major boost in availability from both a planned and unplanned availability perspective with support for DB2’s High Availability Disaster Recovery (HADR) technology, an extension to pureScale’s ultra-available planned maintenance operations to include DB2 Fix Packs, online member add without a backup, and in-place online table reorganization.
In addition, DB2 pureScale gets easier to manage. The multiple commands ...