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This customer is receiving the SQL0437W warning when the DB2 optimizer changes strategies, this warning makes applications and scripts fail. He is one of many customers complaining that it makes application and script fail. This warning should not...
Why isn't CLIENT_USERID special register populated correctly by default(RIMS)
The customer was looking to create a table trigger using the CLIENT_USERID special register in order to populate a column that would indicate the actual OS user that last updated or inserted a row in a table. He later found out that this special r...
MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions(RIMS)
1. MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions. To make MQTs feasible for an environment where quick ingest and low data latency is a priority, they cant be REFRESH DEFERRED because of the excessive locking that occurs dur...
Calisto suggested if the MOD function FF issue is pervasive in the customer's environment, we could do an enhancement(under regvar maybe), so please ask for it. I will ask Satya to collect the stats across the partitions. The current stats shows a...
new optimizer guideline to break CSE for a specific query or as a global guideline(RIMS)
Customer encountered scenario where use of CSE resulted in degradation in query performance (details below). This requirement is to implement a new optimizer guideline that will allow customer to break CSE for a specific query or as a global guide...
VARCHAR_FORMAT/TO_CHAR function does not support timestamp formatting using brackets(RIMS)
PMR 28054,020,649 Customer is moving from Oracle to DB2 and under their Oracle applications they are using the TO_CHAR function. That function works in DB2 under the name of VARCHAR_FORMAT or TO_CHAR. The following TO_CHAR function is not working ...
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