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Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc)

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Allow inplace reorgs cleanup overflows on partitioned tables with global indexes

We are seeing more OLTP customers moving from Db2 z/OS who require the ability to cleanup overflows through reorg on their partitioned tables which have been defined with global indexes.
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

COPY bind option to DB2 LUW.

The customer needed to copy packages from the Windows V9.7 database to the AIX V11.5 database. He used the db2move utility to copy the data and would like us to have a tool to copy the COBOL program packages that exist in the DB2 Z/os environment....
3 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Submitted

Optimize db2advis (recommend indexes) with machine learning (ML) models

Isn’t it possible to use the data model information from machine learning (ML) also for the db2advis (recommend indexes)? The idea is, that db2advis also can use the data model to get new recommended indexes.
6 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Under review

Prompts for all db2 utility cancellations

I have faced this issue at the beginning of my career. When we ran into some issue with utility hung or ran some utility accidentally don’t know when it will be finished and when can we kill that process. If we give a prompt with some information ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Allow REORG INPLACE and modify REORG RECLAIM EXTENTS on ITC tables

Beginning Db2 v10.5, REORG RECLAIM EXTENTS on ITC tables also implicitly performs sparse extent consolidation before freeing empty extents ( https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/10.5?topic=enhancements-reorganization-make-table-maintenance-easier ). Ho...
10 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Enhance db2move to use remote LOAD from CLIENT

For migration of on premise Db2 database to a cloud service, the usability of db2move would help a lot.For now you have to use manual LOAD commands to load data for each single table to the Db2 on cloud service.db2move can be used from the on prem...
10 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Create a "RUNSTATS Check" report similar to the REORGCHK

Although there is an Automated RUNSTATS, some people prefer to execute RUNSTATS manually. Having some ability to run a report that "Recommends" that a table should have a RUNSTATS performed would assist in making decisions. with thousands of table...
11 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

"db2pd -ha" enhancement for Pacemaker managed env

For TSAMP managed env, "db2pd -ha" returns the cluster info. For PCMK mananged env, "db2pd -ha" returns nothing.
11 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Is a defect

Authentication Keys Obfuscation When CLP Echoes External Table Queries with Object Storage

When an external table query involving either S3 or SWIFT options is executed, and the output echoed to the terminal (either via a sql script, or in interactive mode), the authentication keys are also displayed along with the contents of the query...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2pd -db option not working with catalog-ed database alias

When using the db2pd command it will not function/work with a catalog-ed database alias as shown below:- /u03/db2inst1>db2pd -db csnxhadr -tablespaces Database CSNXHADR not activated on database member 0 or this database name cannot be found in...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration