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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 th...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Turn on reclaimable storage without dropping/recreating the tablespaces

After a migration from db2 9.5 to 10.1, several days passed, and we reached the maximum size of a DMS tablespace of 4K.We moved one table to a different tablespace, but still noticed that the free pages were equal to 0. We tried to execute the al...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Future consideration

Improve performance of SET INTEGRITY command through use of (intra partition) parallelism

SET INTEGRITY does currently not make use of intrapartition parallelism.SET INTEGRITY (with "checked" option) for large tables and/or tables with many foreign key and/or check constraints consumes a large amount of time while the table is not acce...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Delivered

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 ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 3 Not under consideration

Make reducible the tablespace size in pureScale environments

DB2 LUW does not support reducing container file size in the alter tablespace statement as below.•The following clauses are not supported in DB2 pureScale® environments:◦LOWER HIGH WATER MARK◦LOWER HIGH WATER MARK STOP◦REDUCE, unless it i...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Delivered

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 4 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

db2start of a running instance should reload/restart configuration without interruption of current sessions

Sometimes dbm configuration changes are not active immediately and require a full instance restart. E.g.adding an SSL port and configupdates of the db catalogchanges in SYS*_GROUP...It would be great, if a db2start command is issued while the inst...
12 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Future consideration

Enable consistent export - implement MVCC

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about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Bufferpool Purge without database deactivation

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 withou...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration