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

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support "fixed record length" for load/import with UTF8

Load and import do not support "fixed record length" for MBCS.The field offsets have to be specified in bytes only.There is no possibility to let the data movement tools "think in letters, instead of bytes".
about 5 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

For Modify Utility, enhance to allow selecting SYSCOPY rows by TYPE (full, incremental) and DSN pattern (DBP.DB2.ICWKY*), Modify should also delete rows where there are no media.

Incrementals are only kept 14 days, Full IC are kept 30 days, DSN pattern DBP.DB2.ICWKY* are kept 30 days. Current Modify does not support deleting the SYSCOPY rows. All are kept 30 days.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

LOAD should allow collecting STATISTICS without USE PROFILE option for row based tables

LOAD collects "default" statistics like auto-runstats when loading into BLU (RUNSTATS ... WITH DISTRIBUTION AND SAMPLED DETAILED INDEXES ALL).I assume this got not changed because the fear of incompatibility with existing behavior. Therefore pleas...
over 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

Reduce size of LOAD COPY dataset for tables with LOBs and XML

A LOAD COPY where the table being acted on has one or more LOB columns is much larger than the original data / final table size / post load backup. From investigation it is based on the pagesize and extentsize of the underlying tablespace. This...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

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

Add option in db2look to not extract LBAC every time

All of the LBAC definitions are extracted and printed every time the -e option is specified. If one just wants the DDL for a single table, all of the LBAC definitions are printed, even if that table has nothing to do with LBAC. A -nolbac option ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

DBA needs control over Jobs from Automatic Maintenance

We recently had an outage due to automatic maintenance - reorg on a table to reclaim extents. Application A (db2hmon) was running a reorg reclaim on a table and Application B which was already connected to the database and was running a job, as a...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2pd -inst attemps to collect PureScale information in a non-PureScale environment

db2pd -inst attempts to collect -quiesceinfo and -iperiodic even though they are not appropriate options for the non-PureScale environment. It seems like db2pd should be smart enough to collect the information appropriate for the operating environ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration