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Poor performance on DB2 V11.1 due to changes in build process
Some customers are noticing performance degradations moving from v105 ESE to v111 ESE on the same hardware.These degradations are most pronounced in OLTP workloads, with an emphasis on INSERT and UPDATE operations. Db2 Support has confirmed that t...
Add table function to "pretty print" explained statement
Db2 allows to install the EXPLAIN TABLES using a procedure (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.explain.doc/doc/t0059594.html)
There are different ways to generate an access plan, i.e., to explain a...
INSTANCE_MEMORY AUTOMATIC should be automatic, not calculated
The default value of the INSTANCE_MEMORY parameter is AUTOMATIC. The AUTOMATIC setting results in a value that is computed at database partition activation. This behavior is inflexible regarding dynamic memory changes e.g. for AIX LPARs. Today it ...
Ability to purge the bufferpools (perhaps specified by bufferpool name) without deactivating the entire database. While dirty pages can be flushed from bufferpools with the flush bufferpools command, the bufferpools cannot be entirely purged witho...
Error DIA3202C in db2diag.log does not include database name
getting an error in db2diag.log that a connection to a database ist not possible because of a TCP/IP call does not work. In our case a connection to a remote database should be established, which was already dropped. But there is no database name ...
IBM Data Server Driver Package Trace requires Local Admin Right
Can you please do an enhancement so that IBM Data Server Driver Package does not require a Local Admin Access to take the trace, just like DB2 Connect before?This is such a pain to have the Local Admin access granted these days. JPMorgan Chase and...
Save and (restore) access plan for dynamic and Statis SQL
Sometime after maintenance, or index/stats change, certain SQL can pick a bad access path. It would be nice to be able to save access path and force db2 to pick old access path. We just had very painful process after V11 migration. When access pat...
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