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Db2 Resiliency Models—What Real Customers Are Doing


In this presentation we will detail several DB2 resiliency patterns that customers have deployed. We will review the customer’s requirements, discuss alternatives and detail the final architectural chosen outlining both the pros and cons. Monitoring is key to success in building a resilient environment this we will detail what needs to be monitored.

Speaker Bio

BIO – Dale McInnis is a Certified Executive Technical Sales Specialist from the IBM Toronto Canada Lab. He has a B.Sc.(CS) from the University of New Brunswick and a Masters of Engineering(M.Eng) from the University of Toronto. Dale joined IBM in 1988, and worked in the DB2 development team from 1992 – 2014. Dale’s area of expertise includes DB2 for Linux, UNIX and Windows Kernel development, where he led teams that designed the current backup and recovery architecture and other key high availability and disaster recovery technologies. He has obtained eleven (11) patents in the area of database resiliency. Dale is a popular speaker at the International DB2 Users Groups (IDUG) conferences worldwide, as well as DB2 Regional users groups and IBM’s Information On Demand (IOD) conference. His expertise in the area DB2 availability area is well known in the information technology industry. Dale spent 10 months as the IBM Cloud Data Services Chief Availability Architect, and now Dale is now on the North American Data and AI Technical Sales team.