Nenad Vidak

Speaker Details


Nenad has over five years of working experience with DB2 for z/OS in Zagrebačka banka two of which as database specialist (database administrator) and three as  senior specialist for operative systems (system programmer for DB2 for z/OS). Recently focused on: developing and maintaining procedures for DB2 disaster recovery, exploiting new features and optimizing DB2 V8 NFM data sharing systems, evaluating benefits of the zIIP specialty engine and establishing procedures for systematic monitoring of DB2 performance (performance warehouse). IBM Certified Database Administrator and Solutions Expert on DB2 V7 and V8.

Past presentation
19 June 2007
15:30 - 16:15
SQLAdria Seminar – Dubrovnik 2007 The Day After

Presentation objectives:
DR/BC terms and solutions overview
Details on the DR solution installed in ZABA
Setting priority of the data
DB2 group restart considerations
Additional benefits of  the DR solution

DR/BC solutions overview – Types of DR
DB2 disaster recovery – Data loss/recovery time considerations
Solution implemented in ZABA – Implementation steps, current situation, hardware overview
DB2 group restart procedure (DB2 DR procedure) – Step by step analysis
Additional capabilities and future plans

Full Abstract:
Data protection and business continuity are the keys to business survival especially in banking. Being open for business in the shortest time after some kind of disaster occurred and having no data loss are high priority demands.This presentation will introduce the audience with the overview of business continuity (BC) and disaster recovery (DR) solutions. The DR/BC solution implemented in Zagrebacka Banka will be discussed in more details. Special attention will be given to DB2 group restart at recovery site emphasizing important elements that need to be considered in such procedure: setting the data priorities, tuning DB2 ZPARMs for group restart and removing restrictive statuses form DB2 objects at DR site. Additional value of having an exact copy of production system available for testing will also be addressed.



SQL Adria is the independent, non-profit organization that gathers relational database users for Croatia and Slovenia. It was founded 1994. and in the same year it has become the regional user group.

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