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Purescale performance with the MTU 1500 vs 9000 threshold on newer adapters

Our network team went through a large upgrade ofthe network switches. They ran into issues with the Purescale product and the supported components: At what point will IBM support an MTU of 9000 if indeed PureScale is indeed layed out for the long ...
26 days ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Submitted

Improved functionality for tablespace fast pre-allocation

My customer is experiencing huge performance problems due to Tablespace Pre-allocation (DB2_USE_FAST_PREALLOCATION).At this time, IOCP Timeout occurs in Db2 and many tossbuffers occur in GPFS.This customer has been struggling with this problem for...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 5 Future consideration

Db2 PureScale Spectrum Scale Package (GPFS) should include performance sensor and collector package

Dear IBM, in the Spectrum Scale distribution bundled with DB2 pureScale, the binary of mmperfmon is included but the packages for the required sensors and collectors are missing. mmperfmon is needed to identify possible performance bottlenecks wit...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Future consideration

Add microseconds to the Db2 pureScale log timestamp to match what Db2 z/OS is doing today.

We require accurate microseconds from the Db2 pureScale log in order to process our CDC messages via infosphere. Currently LUW logs only go to the second and stop. We currently use Db2 z/OS across a 3 member data sharing group. We have CDC turned...
8 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

Online Change of CF_MEM_SZ should be online

It's not possible to change CF_MEM_SZ without stopping DB2 pureScale instance. If you want to add a database or increase memory usage to improve performance, it's not possible without downtime. pureScale should be highly available, but it's not wi...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

Decreasing CF memory is slow

While working with PureScale, there may be a need to create room for new DB in the system. Once this happens we need to reconfigure CF memory, while keeping system up and running. We are concerned regarding CF_MEM_SZ , CF_GBP_SZ and CF_DB_MEM_SZ, ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

Please add feature to have log buffer encrypted on HADR setup of purescale clusters

Please add the log buffer encryption on the HADR setup of purescale clusters Currently Db2 single node cluster provides log buffer encryption using HADR_SSL_LABEL. This feature is missing on HADR setup of purescale clusters Request to kindly add t...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 0

enable pureScale to support AD/VAS authentication and not require the presence of the instance owner id in /etc/password.

At Bank of America, we have strict standards and requirements for db2 authentication. We use Active Directory across the enterprise and use the vas tool from quest to access AD from the linux environment. We do not store passwords in /etc/password...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

db2stop re-confirmation command option

This is an enhancement request to incorporate a reconfirmation message before stopping a Db2 instance in standalone, HADR or in pureScale environments. The reason for the ask is to avoid DBA's or users typing db2stop instead of db2top by mistake. ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

remove the requirement of setting DB2INSTANCE before entering/exiting maintenance mode as root

Starting from v11.1.3.3, the user wants to enter / exist maintenance mode as root user, s/he has to export DB2INSTANCE before the db2cluster command: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.sd.doc/doc/t00...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration