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

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130 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 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Future consideration
100 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 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 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 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 3 Future consideration

Performance enhancement for admintabinfo

For example, the customer wants to get the name list for tables which are in load pending status, he may issue a SQL statement "select tabschema,tabname from sysibmadm.admintabinfo where load_status='PENDING'", the statement will execute for a ver...
almost 6 years 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" va...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

overrule the automatic CPU parallelism calculation of LOAD apart from command line

LOAD does an automatic CPU parallelism calculation, if not explicitly specified in the command by the user.To gain max performance, LOAD assumes, it is the only LOAD (and only application) running on the system and consumes nearly all available CP...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

LOAD / ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE COPY YES and LOB improvements

In an OLTP / TSA HADR environment .. When using the COPY YES on ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE it uses LOAD under the covers. When LOBs are involved howere it writes out the full buffer 64k up to several 100k is written out per column/per row to a file whic...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Inplace Reorg should be allowed on a table with an Expression Based Index

Expression Based Indexes (available since V10.5) are a great feature that can improve query performance without adding a new (generated) column and modifying existing code. But, you cannot do an Inplace Reorg on a table with an Expression Based I...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under 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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Not under consideration

use of wildcards for table selection with REORG,RUNSTATS etc

Certain utilities that most of the time operate on a (sub)set of tables like REORG and/or Runstats would be much easier to operate if the set of tables to be processed could be selected by means of wildcarding. The wildcarding should be enabled on...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration