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

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Make Export add a column header row to output

Export is often used to download data from a Db2 Server to a user's workstation where they then look at it in excel.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Allow public alias in export/import command

Db2 11.1 says that Public aliases can be used only in SQL statements and with the LOAD utility. (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.sql.ref.doc/doc/r0000910.html) Please support export and import utilit...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2caem should support 'SET CURRENT QUERY OPTIMIZATION = N'

For diagnostic of Db2 performance problems the tool db2caem can be very helpful. Especially if a particular query plan should be compared using different optimization levels. Using db2caem the optimization level must be specified by embedde...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Provide a documented and supported procedure to generate ddl (db2look as SP - like db2lk_generate_ddl)

db2lk_generate_ddl is a stored procedure that provides functionality to generate DDL via SQL (similar to db2look which is a tool as db2llok cannot be executed througha SQL client tool. This function already exists but is not documented and I am no...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Add flag into db2advis to ignore existing indexes

When troubleshooting performance issues on tables with a high number of indexes, the db2advis tool kind of falls flat. What we have done to get around this is to restore a backup of the database in question, drop all indexes, and then run the db2...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enable EXPORT to use a Storage Access Alias

Enabling EXPORT to use a Storage Access Alias will be very useful for DBA's using both on Prem and Cloud environments. It can only be used by LOAD/INGEST/BACKUP/RESTORE at the moment. Adding the capability to store data on object storage in the cl...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 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

overrule the automatic CPU parallelism calculation of LOAD apart from command line

LOAD does an automatic CPU parallelism calculation, if not explicitly specified in the command by the user.To gain max performance, LOAD assumes, it is the only LOAD (and only application) running on the system and consumes nearly all available CP...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enable 'db2move' to change definitions during COPY SCHEMA

Using a list of schemas with db2move COPY schema function allows to copy a database content including function and procedure definitions from one database to another,And in the default mode "DDL_AND_LOAD", it copies definitions and loads data usin...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Preserve table creation timestamp after reorg-finsished using admin_move_table procedure (online table move)

Following Knowledge Center, https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_10.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.perf.doc/doc/c0024850.htmlwe perform table reorg using admin_move_table . The issue is, after run admin_move_table command, the original...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration