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BLU Acceleration

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Include CTQ reason / details in db2exfmt advanced diagnostics

We need an "Extended Diagnostic Information" in Explain (db2exfmt) that details if and why the column organized tables had been (early) converted to the row format for processing it in the row engine. This is important to detect performance issues...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Submitted

Bitemporal tables and missing highest quantiles

If a user issues FOR BUSINESS_TIME AS OF clause against a bitemporal table, DB2 translates it to a where clause with two range predicates against business_time columns. In our system following situation occurs quite frequently: 1) At all time...
5 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future 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

BLU CDE Online REORG

Currently BLU CDE tables only have the RECLAIM EXTENTS option of REORG enabled. This does not physically move rows and therefore REORG cannot reclaim extents unless 100% of the rows in an extent have been deleted (via deletes or BLU updates). Also...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 4 Future consideration

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

Add REORG LONGLOBDATA for columnar tables

Currently we can create columnar tables with CLOB/LOB columns in it. What we can't do is reclaim the allocated diskspace of the CLOB/LOB columns (LOB_OBJECT_P_SIZE) in columnar tables To get an idea about how many diskspace is allocated: db2 "...
2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

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

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

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

Detect corrupted synopsis tables online

There is a need to report all corrupted synopsis tables online. Currently, db2dart /crs can do it per table and it's done offline.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration