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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...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Under review

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...
2 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes)

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes) We are running in our online production environment thousands external db2 routines per minute. Because of its performance we are forced to cache these r...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

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...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000. We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

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 ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

page_age_trgt_mcr should be ONLINE configurable

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...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

CHNGPGS_THRES should be ONLINE configurable

DB CFG CHNGPGS_THRES should be online configurable, not just configurable.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration