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BLU Acceleration

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Db2 Warehouse Need support for columnar tables when case insensitivity is configured

System: IBM Integrated Analytics SystemActor: Customer requiring capability My customer is migrating from Teradata to Db2 Warehouse (IIAS appliance). The appliance has been configured for Row-organized tables because case insensitivity is required...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

ALTER TABLE LOCKSIZE TABLE for BLU tables

ALTER TABLE LOCKSIZE TABLE is an easy way to save lock list and lock acquire for tables that just get accessed by a single application at a given time.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Full STMM support for BLU

Today SORTHEAP and SHEAPTHRES_SHR need to be set to a fixed value to run BLU.The STMM tuned adjustment don't need to be highly sophisticated. E.g. keeping 60/40 ratio for bufferpool/sheapthres_shr and adjust sortheap as ratio taking the amount of ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Trigger support for BLU tables

Trigger support is part of many replication technologies e.g.- ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE- trigger based Qrep- SAP zero downtime upgrade
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN for BLU tables

ALTER TABLE DROP COLUMN is not yet supported on BLU tables.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Not under consideration

Section actuals for BLU

Collecting section actuals and compare it with the SQL compiler estimates using the db2caem tool is quite handy to find cardinality mis-estimates in huge plans.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Allow data type ROW CHANGE TIMESTAMP in column-organized tables

We need the ability to define columns with data type ROW CHANGE TIMESTAMP in our tables so that we can track when the last change was made. Currently we use normal row based tables which allow this but we want to migrate to column based tables. Wh...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Data Types 0 Not under consideration

Provide SYSTEM / UNIQUE collation sequence support for column organized tables when codepage is 819

The lack of support for anything other than IDENTITY collation sequence for codepage 819 makes migration to BLU very difficult for customers who use it.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Support additional single-byte encodings for column-organized tables

The latest updates to DB2 have added the support of codepage 809 (ISO8859-1) for databases using column-organized tables..This is good for many Western customers, who are able to avoid switching to Unicode (and paying the penalty of 2x or 3x chara...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Table partitioning for column-organized tables

Column-organized tables are currently not supported for table partitioning (e.g. PARTITION BY RANGE)..At the same time, table partitioning is used by many data warehouse customers to speed up ETL activities - e.g.:(a) load new data into a separate...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration