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

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Performance enhancement for admintabinfo

For example, the customer wants to get the name list for tables which are in load pending status, he may issue a SQL statement "select tabschema,tabname from sysibmadm.admintabinfo where load_status='PENDING'", the statement will execute for a ver...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Future consideration

db2logscan should be able to read compressed logs

The utility db2logscan, which is now bundled with Db2 is not able to read compressed logs. So with compressed logs we cannot estimate the recommended sync settings for HADR.
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

db2cfexp lacks SSL configuration data

db2cfexp is a very valuable tool to save and maybe restore configuration data.I noticed, db2cfexp is not exporting SSL configuration and hence cannot restore it.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

LOAD / ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE COPY YES and LOB improvements

In an OLTP / TSA HADR environment .. When using the COPY YES on ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE it uses LOAD under the covers. When LOBs are involved howere it writes out the full buffer 64k up to several 100k is written out per column/per row to a file whic...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Inplace Reorg should be allowed on a table with an Expression Based Index

Expression Based Indexes (available since V10.5) are a great feature that can improve query performance without adding a new (generated) column and modifying existing code. But, you cannot do an Inplace Reorg on a table with an Expression Based I...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Add Runstats Check functionality for DB2 LUW objects (similar to Reorgchk) to determine if a table really needs runstats or not

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9 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

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

use of wildcards for table selection with REORG,RUNSTATS etc

Certain utilities that most of the time operate on a (sub)set of tables like REORG and/or Runstats would be much easier to operate if the set of tables to be processed could be selected by means of wildcarding. The wildcarding should be enabled on...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LOAD/IMPORT should support z/OS

With DB2 Connect you can easily execute DDL from a remote workstation to create/modify existing z/OS DB Objects. However, when you need to delete and recreate tables while keeping the data (and ALTER ist not an option) it is necessary to open a TS...
2 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Detect corrupted synopsis tables online

There is a need to report all corrupted synopsis tables online.Currently, db2dart /crs can do it per table and it's done offline.