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Configuration Parameters

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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.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Make SYSMON_GROUP configurable online

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...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable

INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable DB CFG INTRA_PARALLEL is configurable, but it should not be just configurable, but ONLINE configurable.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Percent/Dynamic/Automatic Value for NUM_LOG_SPAN

NUM_LOG_SPAN species a number of log files. If the number of log files changes (LOGPRIMARY, LOGSECONDARY, LOGFILSIZ) the absolute number of NUM_LOG_SPAN should be adjusted as well. If NUM_LOG would be a percent value of the primary log files there...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Formula-based MAX_QUERYDEGREE settings.

MAX_QUERYDEGREE allows to specify the maximum degree of parallelism for a query. The setting of ANY is usually to aggressive for typical Db2 SAP systems. Specifying an absolute value has the disadvantage of having to adjust the parameter for every...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Make DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING=ON the default

DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING is of great benefit for performance and scalability since it was introduced in v8. It's now the default in pureScale and BLU environments, so why can't we make it the default all around?
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

DBCFG and DB_GET_CFG to filter updatable parameters only

To mimic the full database configuration, and not only the performance related parms, that db2look would generate update statements for, it would be good to have DBCFG admin view and/or DB_GET_CFG table function to allow selection of the updatable...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Allow values > 100 for MAX_LOG

MAX_LOG specifies if there is a limit to the percentage of the primary log space that a transaction can consume, and what that limit is.The range of the parameter is 0-100 percent of the primary log space. However, there are cases when a value >...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN

Please provide a registry var DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN similar to DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_MAX_LOG.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Not under consideration