Re:Re: [IDMSVENDOR-L] automating journal file concatenation

Discussion created by ca.portal.admin on Feb 16, 2010
We don't do this anymore. It's just too much with 60+ journals a day on one Production CV and 40+ a day on the other.
We keep all journals 3 days, after that, there's no going back so what's the point.=20 We have flashcopy backups every day, plus Real Time Global Mirroring, so, in our evaluation of the various recovery scenarios, when balanced against the daily overhead and aggravation of merging tapes never to be accessed again, the ROI just isn't there.
I think the rationale for merging tapes was both to provide a daily recovery tape and to free up tapes in the library -- but cpu and IO is precious to us and tapes are cheap -- especially with VTS.