Article number
000003347

When Should An External SQL Database Must Be Used Instead Of The Default Embedded Database On The ZVM

Summary

Administrator would like to know when/how an Embedded ZVM Database should be migrated to an External SQL Database.

Symptoms

Administrator would like to know when/how an Embedded ZVM Database should be migrated to an External SQL Database.

Solution

Zerto Scale and Benchmarking Guidelines starting on page 5 explains how much an Embedded Database can handle prior to a need to migrate to an External Database.

If it is determined from the link above that an External SQL Database is required, migrations can be done by reviewing the Migrating the Zerto Database to Microsoft SQL Server document. Steps on how to actually migrate the Database are included in this document as well.