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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 30, 2021

MQ backup enhancement

Optimize the backup to only backup used pages of pagesets. This will reduce process time and resource usage.

Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Jan 6, 2022

    Apart from benefits which are mentioned by other, this would be very helpful while taking backup of all the pagesets just before upgrading Q-mgr. this would reduce implementation window time significantly.

  • Guest
    Nov 10, 2021

    This is indeed a very valid requirement but instead of introducing a new tool to do a more "clever" backup perhaps IBM should consider enhancing the already existing facilities provided by z/os so that all backups could benefit from the enhancement.

  • Admin
    Matthew Leming
    Sep 10, 2021

    We recognize that this is a valid requirement, and in fact is a good idea. However it doesn't fit with our delivery plans for the next couple of years. In particular it would require us to introduce a tool to produce and consume backups instead of relying on facilities provided by z/OS.

    As a result we are declining this idea. While declined the idea can still be voted, and commented, upon.