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Make logprimary and logfilsiz online configurable

If workload increases on system, it might be necessary to adjust (typically increase) the available active log space. System downtime is not acceptable in our days. It is sufficient if the log files get resized before re-use and the amount of log ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 2 Delivered

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 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

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-escalationsIn general this follows the concept of LOCKLIST AUTOMATIC, but ther...
7 months 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...
about 3 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 3 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.
almost 3 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 3 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 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Refresh Command for External Fenced Routines

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...
5 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future 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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration