What is log shipping in db2?

Log shipping is the process of copying whole log files to a standby machine either from an archive device, or through a user exit program that is running against the primary database.

How do you failover in log shipping?

To fail over to a secondary database: Copy any uncopied backup files from the backup share to the copy destination folder of each secondary server. Apply any unapplied transaction log backups in sequence to each secondary database. For more information, see Apply Transaction Log Backups (SQL Server).

Does log shipping support automatic failover?

A log shipping configuration does not automatically fail over from the primary server to the secondary server. If the primary database becomes unavailable, any of the secondary databases can be brought online manually.

How do I bring a secondary database online in log shipping?

How to bring log shipping database online

  1. disconnect users from the primary so no new updates are made.
  2. log ship the final trn logs (jobs run every 15 minutes, but I could manually run the jobs to create, copy and restore)
  3. bring secondary DBs out of Standby / Read-Only mode using the below on each of the 12 DBs:

What are the prerequisites for log shipping?

Prerequisites. The primary database must use the full or bulk-logged recovery model; switching the database to simple recovery will cause log shipping to stop functioning. Before you configure log shipping, you must create a share to make the transaction log backups available to the secondary server.

How do I restore my secondary database in log shipping?

Disable the log shipping backup job on the original primary server, and the copy and restore jobs on the original secondary server. Enable the log shipping backup job on the secondary server (the new primary server), and the copy and restore jobs on the primary server (the new secondary server).

Can log shipping and mirroring configure together?

Typically, when combining log shipping and database mirroring, the mirroring session is established before log shipping, although this is not required. Then the current principal database is configured as the log shipping primary (the principal/primary database), along with one or more remote secondary databases.

What is difference between mirroring and replication?

1. Mirroring is the copying of data or database to a different location. While replication is the creation of data and database objects to increase the distribution actions.