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Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc)

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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 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Add CLP commands not supported by ADMIN_CMD to CLPPlus

Some CLP commands are neither supported by CLPPLUS or ADMIN_CMD. BIND, REBIND and the various REGISTER commands for XSR are particularly troublesome examples. This means that we have to revert to CLP processing rather than doing everything in CLPPLUS
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under consideration

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".
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under 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 5 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...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 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 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under consideration

Db2 load ALLOW READ ACCESS support for column organized table

Currently, if a db2 load is happening on a column organized table, users are NOT able to read the data from same table until the load is finished. It's inconvenience for the customer and its users in their daily operation. Thus, the customer wants...
almost 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.
almost 8 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 wo...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

DISPLAY UTILITY Enhancement

Add more granularity to the DISPLAY UTILITY command by added a STATUS filter. We may have a hundred utilities running at once, I would like to be able to pull up just the STOPPED ones.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 Future consideration