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DB2 LUW support for CentOS 8 Stream

As announced in December of 2020, The CentOS Project has shifted focus from CentOS Linux to CentOS Stream. Here are the expected end of life (EOL) dates for CentOS 8release.CentOS Linux 8 EOL: 2021-12-31Today DB2 11.5.6 is certificated/compatible ...
7 days ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

Db2u without OpenShift

We have a cloud-native strategy that Db2u fits better than most other RDBMSes. We also have a fairly mature Kubernetes infrastructure. We would really like to run db2u on native Kubernetes, without OpenShift.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 2 Planned for future release

Add support for NFS 4.2 on AIX 7.2

Sparse file support was added in NFSv4.2 and currently AIX supports NFS4.1 which does not have sparse capability. DB2 only supports fast pre-allocation on some file systems. Including Veritas VxFS, JFS2, GPFS,ext4 and xFS. Kindly include the suppo...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Future consideration

Add support AIX 7.1 for Db2 11.5.4

I support my customers system which runs DB2 ESE on AIX 7.1. We were on DB2 10.5 and upgraded this Summer to 11.5 which compatibility reports showed as a supported configuration. Now that we are looking at applying 11.5.4 fixpacks, I'm finding the...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 2 Not under consideration

New Redhat ipcmni_extend setting Recommendation in the DB2 Infocentre

Hello, Db2 Luw seems to be a victum of Redhat change change is effective of Redhat 7.8+, where you need to set ipcmni_extend to allow db2 to request more then 32k of MSGMNI as per https://www.i...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Solaris client in Db2 v11.5

Db2 dropped the support for Solaris in V11.5, which is fine for server. However, many clients who run in Solaris could connect to other server (Linux, windows, AIX).
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Support for running on Amazon Linux 2

Add Amazon Linux 2 as a supported operating system for running Db2.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Add Support for Redhat 8 for DB2

We have customers who want to run on Redhat 8 and are not able to do so, this limits our ability to offer solutions to a wider audience.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Functionality already exists

Make TSA start DB2 under system.slice, in order to gracefully stop/takeover databases on shutdowns/reboots.

Since init was replaced by systemd as the linux main process (in 2014 !), it makes huge difference the way DB2 is started. At server shutdown or reboot, the user processes are all killed, and only then systemd starts to stop the services. This beh...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Delivered


Please extend BACKUP DATABASE to support cloud vendor type of AZURE. Presently, DB2 only supports S3 protocols.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration