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Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc)

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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....
about 1 month 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.
5 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Under review
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
about 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.
over 9 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future 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...
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 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...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 3 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/...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 Not under 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...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 3 Future 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...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under 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...
9 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration