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

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db2look should offer an option to sort the generated objects

When generating db2look in different server, databases, configuration, the order is not the same (probably because the creation order was different) and it is difficult to compare objects in different databases.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Allow REPAIR CATALOG on indexes to reset version numbers

In Db2 Cloning Tool, index version mismatches cause indexes to be rebuilt on the target rather than using the physical copy. Some of these indexes are very large. Corrective measures would be to drop and recreate the index on the source which woul...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Diag Lookup Tool

Provide a tool on IBM Support that show a better explanation of the message on db2diag.log according to the message. Some db2diag messages are difficult to understand.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to append to a file when performing an export

When exporting data to files, every export should be in a different file. And it the business requirement is to have all data in the same file, then it is necessary to do that manually with something external to db2.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

EXPORT to local (not server) using the ADMIN_CMD

The export calle from admin_cmd can only export to the server. There should be a way to export in the client when called the SP,
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Add the new IF EXIST functionality to db2look

The new syntax IF EXISTS for CREATE and DROP TABLES (see https://ibm-data-and-ai.ideas.aha.io/ideas/DB24LUW-I-259) should also be generated by db2look on demand. This would help and simplify migration scenarios with db2look. This should also be a...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Export should have nocoldel or coldelx20

Db2 should allow an export without characters for columns not characters, or space as column delimiter. Something like: export to myfile.csv of del modified by nochardel nocoldel select * from mytable There is something to change the col...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under 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.

Multiple index creation in parallel in the AMT

AMT procedure is used for online reorg. At index build phase, parallel multiple index creation is needed for faster completion of job.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2expln output with XML format.

The db2expln utility provides a plain text file only. Sometimes, OPTPROFILE can be added to tune some terrible SQL. The OPTPROFILE is XML format, but many users is not used to it. If XML format is supported as an option of db2expln then it would...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration