Configure DB2 Pacemaker cluster for HADR

In blog DB2 Pacemaker we covered why to use DB2 Pacemaker, Pacemaker process and limitations of DB2 Pacemaker in DB2 version and earlier. In this blog we will go through prerequisite of DB2 Pacemaker, DB2 Pacemaker installation, Configure Pacemaker cluster for HADR, Configure Quorum Device.

DB2 Pacemaker

Pacemaker is an open source cluster resource manager software since 2004. IBM integrated Pacemaker with DB2 starting DB2 version In version Pacemaker was introduced as Technical Preview and then released for production use in If you want to use open source Pacemaker cluster with DB2 you can use it but for Pacemaker cluster issues, you will not get support from IBM. Pacemaker can be used to automate failover in HADR env and setup mutual failover env.

Why to use DB2 Pacemaker:

Setup VM using Oracle Virtual Box 7

In blog Setup VM for DB2, we covered how to install and create VM using Oracle Virtual Box 6. Oracle has released Oracle Virtual Box 7 and process is bit different from Virtual Box 6. 

In this blog we will cover installation of Oracle Virtual Box 7 and creating a VM.

Step1: Download Oracle Virtual Box

You can download Oracle Virtual Box from  Download Oracle Virtual Box