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Allow better monitoring of DB2 Thread/Connection types

Currently there are various ZPARMs to "control" thread management (CTHREAD,MAXDBAT,CONDBAT,IDFORE,IDBACK,etc). These ZPARMS are upper bound limits of the number of each type of thread/connection that DB2 is configured with. There is very little in...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Getting the Accessplans at the Routine level for the Database LUW

Db2 performance issues in one of the major area to look for, Whenever there is performance issue in the database, one of the major point we look is for the queries how they are behaving in the database. Db2 LUW provides lot of options to get the ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 29 Future consideration

STATUS_CHANGE_TIME Colum doesnt exist in in mon_get views

We are currently working to migrate all our SNAP views to MON_GET views/Functions as SNAP views caused a response spike in our PROD environment recently.We are using STATUS_CHANGE_TIME columns of sysibmadm.applications to check lock waits on the d...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Application status change time is not available in any mon_get_* table functions

In snap admin views, users could see STATUS_CHANGE_TIME column for the application which was helpful in determining when exactly the application changed it status when investigating performance issues. This would help users to estimate or know how...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Warning error code for Db2 tablespace architecture limit

If Db2 tablespace reaches architecture limit of 90%, then there should be a Warning Message write into db2diag.log, so that before it is reaching 100% of Db2 tablespace architecture limit, this can be fixed. Now we are monitoring through a S...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 2 Not under consideration

reduce I/O activity to /etc/services upon each connect

Using filemon, we see 191 accesses to /etc/services for each Connect statement. It seems this file should only be accessed once or twice. This has been verified by IBM personnel with ticket TS001677150.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

event monitor tables (activity/actitivtystmt/activitymetrics) should support range partitioning

event monitor tables do not support range partitioning. In addition, you can not create expression based indexes on them. This makes them more difficult to manage and query. create event monitor wlm_activity_mon for activitieswrite to table activi...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Display row stats ( rows_read, rows_written, tq_rows_sent, tq_rows_recv) for each sub-section in MON_GET_AGENT

Currently, there is no equivalent of getting row level information ( TQ_ROWS_SENT/RECV, Rows Read, Rows written ) for each agent running within a sub-section which was readily available in snap_get_subsection or db2 get snapshot for application ag...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Provide better hang information

In the case of a hang, we only have the material for root-cause analysis if we were able to collect db2fodc information before the system became fully unusable. A small moving window of such information written out to disk on a regular basis would...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

lock event monitor runs under first-connection-user

lock event monitor takes authID in the database (e.g. as seen via list applications views) of:The first user that connects to the database.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration