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Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc)

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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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration
133 VOTE

export data from tables out of a backup image

Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image.This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting the source system
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Future consideration
119 VOTE

Support of RUNSTATS of range-partitioned tables on single partition

RUNSTATS on range-partitioned tables always runs on allpartitions. If all indexes are partitioned, a RUNSTATS of a singlePartition would be helpful.
almost 9 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities

Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 Not under consideration

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 ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

externalize generic runstats information for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS

Currently RUNSTATS does not store generic statistical results for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS - as it does for other data types -, like numnulls etc.This information in SYSCAT.COLUMNS is used for administrative, automated tasks worldwide, but ca...
12 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Future consideration

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLES needs to support INDEXES on EXPRESSION

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE (AMT) procedure fails in SWAP phase, if the table to be moved has an expression based index defined. This issue has been lifted partially, as the RENAME of the table is now supported with INDEX on EXPRESSION (IoE). But in our case...
12 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Future consideration

Enable classic reorg with "allow write access"

Many customers want to REORG their tables quickly and efficiently. The classic REORG is by far the fastest option but puts the table in read only mode. Inplace reorg allows write access but is much slower and not suitable for tables that have a hi...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 3 Future consideration

Log Failed LOADS in db history file

Please refer to IBM CASE TS012541333 for further details Db2 database history file registers several SUCCESS and FAILED operations. If a backup has been executed, and if it failed or completed ok . if a restore has been done, and if it failed or c...
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Future consideration

db2look with -printdbcfg must support parameters with "automatic" value

To clone a database and all its objects IBM recommend to use the db2look utility. If you use the -printdbcfg to clone the db configuration too the db2look utility generate the parameter values in the update commands but without the "automatic" val...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 Not under consideration