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

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LOAD with COPY=YES and TSM needs similar resilience feature like log archiving with VENDOR_ARCHIVE_TIMEOUT

FI has set of LOAD jobs (with COPY=YES and use of TSM) which run in parallel against the Db2 data warehouse.FI experienced failing LOAD jobs in the LAN-free TSM backup environment for the Db2.FI sees risk for the LOAD jobs when TSM is not availabl...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Allow a WHERE clause for ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to delete data while moving a table

One of the most painful things to do is to delete a huge amount of data. One workaround for this is to export the data needed and then LOAD/REPLACE back into the same table, but this requires an outage of the table to accomplish.If a WHERE clause ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration

Reorg on criteria

Add new option to allow the reorg utility to discard / keep rows during the reorganization
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities

Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
7 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration

timeout option for log archiving sessions / db2vend on WINDOWS

We work with DB2 on WINDOWS and an external vendor (EMC Networker) for backups and archive logging. If network or the vendor have a problem, the archive logging forever tries to use the vendor process and in the meantime writes to a FAILARCHPATH o...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

ONLINE REORG INDEX without logging for HADR

Our Application:24x7. HADR synchronous. LOGINDEXBUILD=ON because of HADR. We have large tables with lots of indexes required for performance reasons.Current problem:We are unable to run online REORG indexes for large tables as this overwhelms our ...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 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...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Perform rebuild of each index (for a table) in its own transaction

In the current design, all the index rebuilds for a table are performed within the same transaction (as the action that triggered them). If the transaction is interrupted (e.g. user interrupt or dropped session), then the entire transaction is rol...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Not under consideration

Online Reorg takes 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete

Note - case id TS000861837 (it won't let me inter this in the pmr)See example provided in pmr.Some table take more than 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete.There seems to be very little in the way of documentation that I or the pmr ...
about 3 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 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration