Category: Architecture

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HADR

What is HADR? HADR is DB2’s implementation of log shipping. Which means it’s a shared-nothing kind of product. But it is log shipping at the Log Buffer level instead of the Log File level, so it can be extremely up to date. It even has a Synchronous mode that would guarantee that committed transactions on one server would also be...

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WebSphere Commerce – Oracle or DB2

So I’m obviously biased on this. I’ve been a DB2 DBA for 10 years and believe in DB2 very strongly. Some of my biases against Oracle may be completely unfounded. I’m actually learning Oracle so I can support clients who insist upon using it. Here’s why DB2 is the best choice to use with WebSphere Commerce: The WebSphere Commerce license...