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Make authentication cache independent from IDM calls
It is useful to keep the authentication working fine using the data from the cache even in case IDM has problems or is unavailable. Today, the authentication cache provided by Db2 is able to speed up the authentication process, but if we have issu...
The standby inherits the db parms upon restore. If enabling ROS and running various reports (and other "stuff") on the standby - the memory parms (bufferpools, various heaps, etc) may not be optimal for that workload, but STMM is not altering the ...
Expand DB CFG ddl_compression_def with adaptive option
The adaptive DB CFG extension would give us the opportunity to activate adaptive compression by default. At the moment it is only possible to activate the static camprosseion. Our idea is to set DDL_COMPRESSION_DEF to one of 3 possibilities: 1. NO...
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...
DB2_FMP_FODC variable needs to be extended to application traps
Failures in DB2 may result in Trap files, by default written to the directory where DIAGPATH is set, usually $HOME. To avoid disk-full conditions, this can be redirected with db2set variables DB2_FODC and DB2_FMP_FODC for most of the FODC traps. H...
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...
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 ...
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...
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