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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...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

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...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 3 Not under consideration

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...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

ADM7007E - Logging The Process holding the database port when this error is logged in the diag could help us better for RCA

Part of critical Protection mode Restart, TSAMP has issued ipclean where the instance restart was not clean due to the below message in the logs. MESSAGE : ADM7007E The SVCENAME DBM configuration parameter, "50000", is configured with a port or a ...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

click on Logfile in SQW Admin Console

We cannot view the subordinate logs from parallel container while analyzing the logs in AdminConsole Web-Log-Viewer. (See Case TS000078576) There is no possibility to open this subordinated Log, as the Filename is not clicable. We need it fixed, a...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Moving only a single partition with AMT procedure for online reorg

Since the performance of inplace reorg per partition is too slow, customer want to use AMT procedure for online reorganizaiton. However AMT can specify table level only, not partition level.
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Introduction of a hard limit on the size of the Package Cache to avoid memory exhaustion .

Although the package cache is set to a fixed value, it was using more space than the configured size.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

db2stop needs to be collecting the information IBM support require for diagnosing their own code and problem

DB2 should generate stacks to troubleshoot its own code, db2stop needs to be collecting the information IBM support require for diagnosing their own code and problem
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Add similar feature to DB2 - Oracle Database, Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) feature

Oracle Database has Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) feature to minimize/eliminate downtime through schema versioning. It would be very useful for DB2 to have a similar feature to allow adding or modifying new or existing data structures without d...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration