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Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc)

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Incremental Runstats (modify existing statistics based on delta from previous statistics).(RIMS)

Customer requests an incremental runstats support. Specifically the ability for runstats to modify existing statistics based on the new data that came in or was modified after the previous runstats was invoked.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

RUNSTATS should collect stats on all nodes in DPF.(RIMS)

Make runstats DPF aware.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Redesign of cleanup on remote cursor load of LOB data

Customer migrated from DB2 9.1 on Solaris to DB2 9.7 onLinux. As restore is not supported between different endianarchitecture, load by remote cursor was used for datamovement. There was one single table storing about 400 GB ofLOB data (BLOB), tot...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration
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Support of RUNSTATS of range-partitioned tables on single partition

RUNSTATS on range-partitioned tables always runs on allpartitions. If all indexes are partitioned, a RUNSTATS of a singlePartition would be helpful.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Codepage option for db2move

Andrew Adams from DB2 Support suggested us to submit an RFE as we are looking for options to specify explicit codepage setting for export/import operation. Please refer PMR 36186,7TD for more information or contact adamsand@us.ibm.com or myself (V...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for alter table without going on need for reorg immediately and allow full access (read,write,alter...etc)

After setting compatibility vector to ORA, we expect alter table to not affect read/write access. In our test, we see that after dropping even a single column, table goes in reorg_pending = Y status and we can not use reorg inplace to continue ins...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

built in or external audit utility for Referential TSs

Many problems attempt recovery due to MRT issues with referential table and/or table with parts in multiple table spaces. Need tool to state which table spaces must be recovered together due to relationships. This should be done at backup time aut...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Migration from SMS/Raw to AS

How to move the thousands DBs which use a combination of SMS (syscatspace) and RAW to full automatic storage. Some DBs are 100+TB so unload/load is not an option. Need a date for elimination of SMS/RAW support to determine our priotiy!
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Runstats report only

Add the option report to the runstats utility to display the up to date statistics without updating the catalog tables
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

New privilege for IMPORT into a restrictive database

Granting DATAACCESS authority works but is not a desirable option as the user would get access to all tables. Granting CONTROL or INSERT/SELECT, without DATAACCESS, returns SQL0551N. As a result customers are left on their own to pursue and figure...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) / Security 0 Not under consideration