What is quiesced state?

What is quiesced state?

The quiesced state lets administrators perform actions that cannot safely be done otherwise. These actions include: Actions that fail if concurrent user transactions access the same object–for example, changing the schema of a database table or adding a column to an existing table where a no-wait lock is required.

What is quiesced mode?

The QUIESCE command forces all users off either the specified instance or database across all members and puts them into a quiesced mode. While the instance or database is in quiesced mode, you can perform administrative tasks on it.

What is quiesce tablespace in DB2?

The QUIESCE utility establishes a quiesce point for a table space, partition, table space set, or list of table spaces and table space sets. A quiesce point is a point at which data is consistent across these objects. You can later recover a table space to its quiesce point by using the RECOVER utility.

How do you spell quiesce?

“Quiesce.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/quiesce.

What is a quiesced snapshot?

A quiesced snapshot is one where the VMWare Tools are used to access the OS and gather an application consistent snapshot. In non-Windows, and pre-2008 Windows operating systems, the tools include a VMWare VSS writer. In Server 2008+, the Windows VSS writers are used instead.

What quiesced snapshot?

How do I fix a disk consolidation problem?

As an alternative, try these steps to fix an error occurred while consolidating disks: Failed to lock the file.

  1. Shut down the virtual machine.
  2. Take a new VM disk snapshot.
  3. Delete all existing VM snapshots. Right click the VM name in vSphere Client, select Snapshots, and click Delete All Snapshots.

What is Quiesced snapshot?

What is disk consolidation?

Virtual disk consolidation is the process of merging virtual disk files created after taking VM snapshots. You can initiate disk consolidation on demand to avoid performance degradation and other issues.

Why is disk consolidation needed?

The warning ‘Virtual Machine disks consolidation is needed’ in the Summary tab of a virtual machine in the VMware vSphere console means that when deleting a snapshot (using the option Delete or Delete All), the snapshot VMDK files or logs have not been deleted correctly (remain on the storage).

Does consolidation delete snapshots?

Deleting a snapshot does not change the virtual machine or other snapshots. Deleting a snapshot consolidates the changes between snapshots and previous disk states and writes all the data from the delta disk that contains the information about the deleted snapshot to the parent disk.

Should I delete or consolidate snapshots?