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I have a existing DB2 database that I'm just getting started with and I have connected IBM Data Studio (web) to it and it says that it has the alert "Database Partition Availability" but it doesn't give a real description (the description field says "The availability of the database partitions"). Does this mean that the database partition is offline? I can't find anything related on google.

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although i could not find anything on google either, it does indeed sound like the partition (and/or drive) is having some issues. What kind of box is this running on? Is it production? Are you able to take it offline and fsck or chkdsk /r the drive? any other logs showing up? –  SnakeDoc Mar 12 '13 at 22:14
    
@MaxVernon since when does that exist? IMO there's far too many exchanges. –  Jason Axelson Mar 13 '13 at 0:16
    
@SnakeDoc it's on dev on an AIX system. I don't think it is the hard drive since other than that it seems to be running okay. –  Jason Axelson Mar 13 '13 at 0:18
    
Do you use Database Partitioning Feature (DPF) to split your database across multiple mounts and/or LPARs? –  Chris Aldrich Mar 13 '13 at 11:46
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hmm... my experience with DB2 is on the Systemi (i/OS, IBM i, OS/400.. geeze...stop renaming things IBM!) -- never run into this particular issue. Perhaps, just a guess, but is the drive or partition getting full maybe? Or perhaps Data Studio just freaks out for no reason (wouldn't surprise me)...

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