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Backup PAW books

One of our highly valued customers, Aer Lingus, have a planning analytics in the cloud solution about to go live with phase 1 of the solution. This is a very large project with at least 45 users.

On PAW, there are nearly 60 books currently. This figure will increase. A lot of these books are currently been used by the customer to view & input data.

If these books were suddenly lost and couldn't be recovered, the impact to the customer and us would be detrimental.

We are at a critical time in delivering this project and need a solution that would back these books up on a regular basis.

  • Avatar32.5fb70cce7410889e661286fd7f1897de Guest
  • Sep 26 2019
  • Already exists
Who would benefit from this IDEA? This would be beneficial to all involved.
How should it work?

We have no proposed solution.

As a workaround, we are using the Lifecyle Management to take a snapshot of the books but this is not ideal as it is a manual process.

Idea Priority Urgent
Priority Justification We are at a critical phase of delivering a large project and need some re-assurance that a PAW backup would be in place should the books be lost.
Customer Name Aer Lingus
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    Stuart King commented
    31 Mar 03:17pm

    Marked as will not implement. LCM can be used to both migrate and backup/export Workspace books. IBM is looking at enhancing capabilities of LCM to better support backups (e.g larger snapshots and exports).

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    Guest commented
    29 Jan 04:22pm

    I've voted for this, begrudgingly.  The fact that PAW content is not considered as part of the content for the DR of a SaaS solution is a significant hole in the operating model for the PA SaaS.  The fact that we are needing to raise a RFE to get IBM to look at it is very concerning.

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