In the last Tech Tuesday post we covered the fact that Interim Fix 5 for iCluster 7.1 Tr1 has been released and we covered the fix that should remove your false OBS (Obsolete Objects) from the *FULL sync check. This week we will cover the one major enhancement in IF5, the removal of the restriction […]
In the last Tech Tuesday post we covered how to use the DMDSPLOG command to display only the latency messages. As you are now aware, the iCluster event log contains a lot of information about your replication environment, but there may be times when you want this information in a different format or even in […]
Back in iCluster 7.1 TR1 IF3 we introduced support for replicating SQL Stored procedures and functions. What some customers may not know is that this also works for External Stored procedures that do not use SQL. According to the IBM Knowledge Centre, an external procedure is a procedure program or service program written in a […]
If you have an application that absolutely requires that a particular object exist on the backup node but the contents are unimportant, iCluster has a solution.
The Rocket support team does an excellent job of resolving your issues and providing how to information, but they can’t read your mind. There is a certain amount of information that you should always provide to the support team to help them help you.
In iCluster 7.1 we introduced a new feature called the Access Path Rebuild Controller. Yes I admit it wasn’t the sexiest name for a new feature but PowerHA was already taken!
It’s time for a history lesson. If you look at either the Primary or Backup monitors you will see Option 12 = History. What exactly is behind that option? In a previous post, we discussed the CHGHASMON command which starts or changes the collection process for the Primary History monitor.
Once iCluster is up and running and the product is “burnt in” there is usually very little administration required. But what can you expect during the burn in period? In fitness terms instructors talk about “no pain, no gain” and “feel the burn.”