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A DB cfg parameter to set the default tablespace to prevent objects ending up in the wrong TS
When not explicitly set in the CREATE TABLE statement, a newly created table will end up in the last created tablespace. A lot of customers have problems with this for several reasons. They have no control over table placement when using a framewo...
Enhance automatic SORTHEAP management by fixing the defined base value as the minimum for STMM
As we had an issue with STMM reducing the SORTHEAP too much during lower load on the database, we would like to see the defined base value for the sortheap treated as the minimum value, that STMM would not reduce the sortheap below that value if t...
Enable DATABASE_MEMORY change on WRITE SUSPEND database
We are using db2relocatedb to deploy test, dev, preprod environments from production images (disc snapshots). This happens multiple times a week (talking about multiple hundred databases). Most databases have DATABASE_MEMORY set to AUTOMATIC. Relo...
Provide pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks of Db2 parameters and highlight any deltas
It is currently a best practice that we recommend customers do pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks manually. The request is that this should be performed automatically as part of the Db2 upgrade script itself.
Comparing before and after parame...
Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port
Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/db2-db2-server-tcpip-port-numbers For Db2 Version 11.5.5 or older, the ports used are 60000 and higher. For example, ports 60006 - 60011 would be ...
page_age_trgt_mcr is a kind of successor of SOFTMAX and provides the possibility to control the flushing of modified buffer pool pages to table spaces based on time. Unfortunately page_age_trgt_mcr is just configurable, not configurable ONLINE. Th...
Allow fixed MAXLOCKS value even if LOCKLIST is AUTOMATIC
When LOCKLIST is set to AUTOMATIC, the MAXLOCKS setting cannot be set. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/locklist-and-maxlocks-database-configuration-parameters-and-lock-escalations In general this follows the concept of LOCKLIST AUTOMATIC, but th...
Make SYSMON group configurable online. Currently an outage is required to set or change SYSMON. While some DBAs set this whenever they build a system, others do not, and it is frustrating to request this fairly common level of permissions and to h...
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