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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...
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 ...
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...
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...
For our external Stored Procedures (written in Cobol, PL/1, C) we need 1. the flexibility of keepfenced=no to get changes in shared-objects active (i.e: in case of hotfixes) without a restart of db2.2. the speed of keepfenced=yes, because by the s...
Support converting non-restricted databases to restricted databases in Db2
There can be legacy databases created with non-restricted mode. However as security policies get stringent there is need to convert these databases into restricted databases. The way to convert currently is to recreate the database from scratch. I...
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