Db2 backup and recovery
This section describes how to apply best practices related to backup and recovery. The intent is not to repeat what is covered in the Db2 for z/OS Utility Guide and Reference manual, SC27-8860.
We first describe and show the best backup options using the COPY utility with all its versions and facets to meet your needs. We will include sequential, track-based, IBM FlashCopy® based and volume-based methods. After that we show and describe the best way to use the RECOVER utility.
We look first at the COPY utility and the methods ...