I've been asked to research this question by the director of IT. He
would like to 'consolidate' his failover resources if he possibly can.
Here's the scenario:
We have multiple db2 databases on multiple platforms (Windows and
AS400) with possibly Unix/Linux/Aix coming into the mix in the future.
(We are acquiring companies at an impressive rate.) He's been mandated
to provide failover machines for all of these servers. What he would
like to do is have one mainframe act as a failover site for all these
disparate databases. His target maximum failover lapse time is 5