POWERCast: Navigating your HA/DR Options for IBM i

POWERCast: Navigating your HA/DR Options for IBM i
Speakers: Tom Huntington & Brian Nordland, Fortra
Price: Free Courtesy of Fortra
Date/Time: February 23, 2023 @ 11:00AM (CT)

The high availability landscape for IBM i continues to evolve. What was once a simple, one-player logical replication market is now a diverse mix of solutions, including IBM’s PowerHA and Db2 Mirror for i, along with several software-based replication solutions from third-party vendors.

Given the importance of HA/DR for business continuity, it is essential that you have the right tool for the task. But what are your options and how do you know which will work best in your environment?

During this webinar, IBM Champions for Power Systems Brian Nordland and Tom Huntington will discuss the different types of data replication available for IBM i and where it makes sense to combine solutions. You’ll learn:

  • The current HA/DR options available
  • Pros and Cons of each solution
  • A better understanding of the HA/DR coverage
  • The best method for your environment: Logical Replication, PowerHA, Full System Replication (FSR), DB2 Mirror for i, FlashCopy,  or a combination

Whether you’re looking to implement an IBM i high availability, improve your DR abilities, have lost confidence in your current solution, or are simply bringing yourself up to speed with the current methods of achieving HA/DR, this webinar offers a technical explanation of the options available for IBM i.

Tom Huntington is Executive Vice President of Technical Solutions at Fortra and has been with the company for nearly 30 years. He helps manage the worldwide Fortra software engineer team that works to integrate and promote our automation and security solutions to partners and customers around the globe.

Brian Nordland is the Associate Software Development Manager for PowerHA and Robot HA at Fortra. Brian has spoken at events, webinars, and user groups—including COMMON—since 2014. He is a co-inventor on multiple patent applications and co-author on technical publications in high availability and distributed computing.

2/23/2023 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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