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With DB2 Connect you can easily execute DDL from a remote workstation to create/modify existing z/OS DB Objects. However, when you need to delete and recreate tables while keeping the data (and ALTER ist not an option) it is necessary to open a TS...
ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE should immediately fail or at least warn when source table is ineligible for SWAP
Even after upgrading the database to Db2 V11.5 and beyond, older tables with check constraints and/or generated columns that were created before V9.7 will still cause the SWAP phase of ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to fail with SQL0668N reason code 10. The und...
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/...
DB2_DMU_DEFAULT=IMPLICITLYHIDDENMISSING, if set at instance level then we should not need it to be specified again in import command just like 9.7 clients
We are facing an issue for version 11.1. FP5 where we are able to load the data into a table with a column in a table which has IMPLICITLY HIDDEN column, In the past we were able to run the import and not specified the column name and it has worke...
Allow a WHERE clause for ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to delete data while moving a table
One of the most painful things to do is to delete a huge amount of data. One workaround for this is to export the data needed and then LOAD/REPLACE back into the same table, but this requires an outage of the table to accomplish.If a WHERE clause ...
Provide the option to exclude SELECT statements from db2audit when collecting DML data
The painful and expensive IBM recommended workaround that ended up not being feasible was to create event monitors (multiple so that records can be cleared) with WLM. However, the volume and format of output generated by the event monitors is diss...
Currently when using db2move utility to export from one system and load to another, there is no way to specify load options for any tables with Identity or Generated columns etc. for which we need to preserve the data values, and the db2move load ...
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