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

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Clearing a specific Fenced Process

We got a special build in Case TS005866848 for resetting the fenced pool for fmp32 processes. As it now works setting the parameter fenced_pool to zero it marks all fenced processes with state 0x02000010 and then clears them out of the pool. We ne...
20 days 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/...
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration
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

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 ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 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

db2 "export to employee.del of del modified by coldel\t select * from test1"

DB2 Export cannot export data with a two-digit delimiter (\t). If I want to export data separated by \t, DB2 will not be able to support it
5 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 3 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

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

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...
6 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration