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Status Not under consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 25, 2021

DR replication will minimal network bandwidth requirements

As part of CASE TS005982913, level 2 determined the MQ Appliances required higher link speed (greater than 1 Gbps) to maintain and satisfy asynchronous DR replication between respective data centers. As a result, I am requesting a firmware enhancement to lower the network requirements (< 1 Gbps) for DR replication.

Idea priority Urgent
Why is it useful?

To save cost associated with upgrading networks.

Who would benefit from this idea? TIAA and other IBM customers who rely of the MQ Appliance and RDQM as the primary enterprise messaging solution.
  • Admin
    Mark Taylor
    Dec 14, 2021

    We do not think this is something we are likely to implement. Ultimately, the network has to have sufficient bandwidth and latency for the replication traffic. Any changes to the processing would be likely to have adverse affects somewhere else in the stack.