DB2 PLUG-IN INCLUDES "USEREXIT" FEATURE.Arkeia, Carlsbad, Calif., an international leader in enterprise backup software See backup program.
(tool, software) backup software - Software for doing a backup, often included as part of the operating system.
Backup software should provide ways to specify what files get backed up and to where. , has launched a hot backup Backing up a database that is in active use. Contrast with cold backup. plug-in for IBM (International Business Machines Corporation, Armonk, NY, www.ibm.com) The world's largest computer company. IBM's product lines include the S/390 mainframes (zSeries), AS/400 midrange business systems (iSeries), RS/6000 workstations and servers (pSeries), Intel-based servers (xSeries) DB2 databases. Utilizing a combination of Arkeia backup with IBM DB2 servers, database managers can protect mission critical data and avoid expensive downtime for users.
The Arkeia plug-in for DB2 manages backup and recovery operations Operations conducted to search for, locate, identify, rescue, and return personnel, sensitive equipment, or items critical to national security. across complex heterogeneous business networks. IBM's DB2 relational database relational database
Database in which all data are represented in tabular form. The description of a particular entity is provided by the set of its attribute values, stored as one row or record of the table, called a tuple. , used worldwide, is the industry's leading multimedia, web-ready relational database management software.
Features of the new Arkeia plug-in include the following:
-- Full integration with DB2 API and methodology to ensure smooth operation, online or off line
-- Hot backup of online files with convenient GUI (Graphical User Interface) A graphics-based user interface that incorporates movable windows, icons and a mouse. The ability to resize application windows and change style and size of fonts are the significant advantages of a GUI vs. a character-based interface.
-- Scheduled backups: full, incremental or delta
-- Simplified automatic restore from incremental or delta backups
-- Optimized high-speed performance, multiple security checks
Additionally, the Arkeia DB2 plug-in includes a "userexit" feature that utilizes push technology to automatically initiate client-side archive log backup.
"Our team has developed a plug-in that integrates smoothly into the DB2 processes," said Arkeia CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. Phil Roussel. "This plug-in combined with Arkeia Disaster Recovery is our answer for customers asking for the ultimate solution to protect their DB2 server on Linux."
Arkeia's plug-in for DB2 is easy to install and configure via the convenient Arkeia GUI navigator. The plug-in is currently available for Linux. The Beta Linux version of the plug-in is available for download at http://www.arkeia.com/downloadbeta.html. Unix and Windows versions See Windows. will be added afterward. Price per protected DB2 server is $990 for Linux and Windows systems and $1,990 for Unix.
About Arkeia Corporation
Formerly Knox Software, Arkeia Corporation is noted for its early and comprehensive support for the Linux open source operating system. Arkeia is a leading provider of enterprise network backup solutions. Founded in 1996, the company's mission is to provide fast, reliable, easy-to-use and affordable network backup solutions for heterogeneous networks.
The distributed client/server architecture, administrative capabilities, and multiflow/multiplexing technologies enable Arkeia to provide enterprise-class solutions at an affordable price. Arkeia supports hundreds of tape libraries, tape drives and over 30 operating systems/hardware combinations.
The Arkeia product range, Arkeia Light, Arkeia MicroLan, MiniLan, EnterpriseLan and Arkeia Virtual Server, has attracted more than 90,000 users worldwide who rely on Arkeia for their data protection needs. Arkeia Corporation is privately owned and has offices in Carlsbad, California and Paris, France.
For more information, visit http://www.arkeia.com or call 949/492-0075.