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My ideas: Federation

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When performing federated queries from Db2 to Presto, it seems that the option TIMESTAMPFORMAT ( ) for setting the timestamp format of the data source does currently have no impact when speci...
9 days ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted


Allow DBM CFG FEDERATED YES ONLINE configurable Db2 federation is activated by: UPDATE DATABASE MANAGER CONFIGURATION USING FEDERATED YES To use federation it is necessary to stop/start database manager. Please make it possible to activate federat...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Support federation to Presto using JWT authentication

Customer does not allow user/password authentication to data sources, including Db2 and Presto ( With the help from the labs we managed to configure Presto in to accept JWT authentication; for this an idea has been creat...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Change stored procedure SYSPROC.NNSTAT to use method 2 for ODBC based nicknames

The SYSPROC.NNSTAT stored procedure uses method 1 for automatic, asynchronous statistics collection for ODBC based nicknames.This results in lack of statistics being collected, leading the optimizer to derive at inefficient access plans.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Future consideration

Make DB2 federation option DB2_TWO_PHASE_COMMIT compatible with HOST and PORT options

The new Db2 11.5 HOST and PORT options (see remove the need to catalog federated source Db2 databases for standard connections. This simplifies configuration. However, for two phase comm...
4 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Federation to support Spark in Databricks platform

Our enterprise data lake has Spark in Databricks and have many projects/ applications waiting to access these datasets from datalake for their use cases, using Federation server Nicknames. We did a quick test in our lab for which we were able to c...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Partial early aggregation (PEA) in a federation system

Extend the Db2 optimizer combined with federation for partial early aggregation (PEA). Push down SQL queries to a federated database to reduce traffic from the remote source significantly.
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW Federation Server should be able to use Sysplex Workload Balance (WLB) when connection to DB2 z/OS.

Implement Sysplex Workload Balance (WLB) for DB2 Federation Server connections to DB2 z/OS sysplex data sharing like exists for JDBC driver/DB2 Connect.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Enable federation between db2 luw to SQLMI (AZURE)

Some of our Sybase data sources moved to SQLMI (AZURE) when we setup federation from db2luw to SQLMI (similar to sql server) its not working
9 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Can't create a nickname on a table containing a STRUCT datatype

Can'create a nickname on a DRDA table containing a geospatial column . Problem description and business impact Using DB2 ESE 10.5 FP8 (and the Spatial Extender component) on Redhat 7.2, I can't create a column on a DRDA remote table containing the...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration