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Spectrum Protect for Databases

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TDP for Database SQL

ISP Server V8.1.11ISP Client V8.1.9TDP for Database SQL 8.1.9 AlwaysOn DB configured on TDP for Database SQL with11 Instance (Active/Inactive) containing more than 70 SQL Database using MMC. Problem:When doing selective Restore (Active and Inactiv...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Not under consideration

No direct support for open-source database like Mongo DB,Cassandra, MySQL, MariaDB,PostgreSQL

Why: Robust one stop backup solution and no need for additional storage to perform local native backup, optimized performance and granular recovery. Who Would Benefit:Application users , System admins , DB admins and organizational leadership. How...
6 months ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration

Increase Performance of RMAN/TDPO backups and minimize crosscheck initiated sessions

after upgrade of BA Client and TDPO to 7.1.8 /8.1.2 Client level we have a massive performance problem which was caused by thousends of sessions initiated by RMAN Cross Check.As long we are using Dedup in target pool the change of filesperset opti...
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

TDP for MS SQL FCM GUI Customization

The way information is displayed in the FCM GUI interface, restore tab, is cumbersome to use, especially when dealing with multiple instances. We should be able to customize the column layout, and sort on multiple columns.
over 8 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 2 Not under consideration

TS003991821

Being that the Distributed AG is a collection of multiple AAG's, my initial thoughts are that each AAG would be configured per the guide with a unique set of nodenames (ALWAYSONODENAME, TDP nodenames, and, if performing VSS backups, B/A Client nod...
almost 4 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

Report FE capacity for DB2 databases in OC

We want to see the "Capacity Used" values for DB2 databases in the "License Estimation" of the Spectrum Protect Operation Center.
over 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration

Request to add native Sybase Support to Spectrum Protect (DP for Sybase)

Sybase produces Enterprise class RDBMS solutions for a variety of uses cases and industries. While perhaps not as pervasive as MS SQL or Oracle, the product does appear fairly frequently in customer environments. While there are a variety of metho...
over 7 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 0 Not under consideration

Improve Function of TDP for Oracle to be a more effective MediaManager

When Oracle RMAN begins a restore it apparently asks the MediaManager for all the volumes that will be needed to restore all the 'pieces' of the backup. On a long-running restore, in the time between the restore starting and it getting to any spec...
over 5 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration

TDP for SQL Integration with CDC for SQL

How to make it possible to create a custom script in IBM Spectrum Protect SQLServer to run every 8 hours and perform backup and erase logs only from the last 4 hours, keeping 4 hours of logs on the SQLServer disk. We have a use case where two IBM ...
about 3 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration

Logfiles that would include all execution outputs

Currently the TDPSQLC.exe has a LOGFILE option that only outputs the summary of its execution. Today, if I wish to see the summary and the execution of each database backup I need to provide both the LOGFILE and a redirected log path such that I c...
almost 6 years ago in Storage Protect Family / Spectrum Protect for Databases 1 Not under consideration