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Categories Global Mailbox
Created by Guest
Created on Feb 14, 2024

Replication Statistics For Global Mailbox

Global Mailbox should be able to out-of-the-box provide specific details on replication between DCs. I should be able to easily find out baseline statistics for replication time between servers. I should be able to see counts for how many files are replicated at a given time or time range. We have been contacted by clients indicating they logged into one DC, logged out, logged back in and were directed (by load-balancer) to the other DC, and saw differences between the two. We can't tell them a standard replication timeframe between the two DCs, because the information is not readily available, nor is there any reporting/logging to give us an idea if the replication time is static or if there are different replication times in heavy or light processing times.

What is your industry? Financial Markets
How will this idea be used?

It could be an early warning sign that something is wrong if replication is not being accomplished in a reasonable amount of time. It can also be provided to clients that experience an inconsistency in what they see as they land on different DCs.

  • Guest
    Mar 6, 2024

    Yeah. This comment is very interesting.

    We are looking at GM's solution and it appears to be a black box. External customers should have transparent information about their files and should not care whether the bank is using GM or not.
    An external client must have a single view of your files to avoid confusion and misunderstandings.

    What is IBM's vision of this?