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Ability to stop using of AOT and other db2 tables on the IDAA

When we STOP or start for UT ,spaces of tables that are loaded to IDAA or spaces that relate to AOT's, these spaces are still available for the IDAA. We can SELECT data from the IDAA for these tables and for AOT's' we can also update them. We need...
7 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Enhance correlated subquery cardinality estimate with stat views

Peoplesoft application extensively uses correlated subqueries on EFFDT to check that EFFDT = (SELECT MAX(EFFDT) FROM ...). Cardinality estimations can be derived from PK, but this sometimes is not sufficient. We need to be able to get EFFDT estima...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

STMM Monitoring

With the memory statistics similar to the ‘db2pd -dbptnmem’ output within the STMM logs, it would be possible to get memory usage report over time from Db2 perspective without any permanent monitoring tool (as long as STMM is used/active). It woul...
7 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Other/Unknown 1 Future consideration

adjust card estimates on predicates using both COL = '?' and COL > <value> similar to accounting for NUMNULLS

Component: DB2 optimizer When a column is NULLable, a predicate COL = ? will account for numnulls to estimate cardinality. The problem comes when column is NOT NULL, and "the NULL value" is a real value. Peoplesoft has been designed to use a major...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Rename Virtual Processor Core (VPC) in the DB2 edition-specific license policy.

Rename Virtual Processor Core (VPC) in the DB2 edition-specific license policy. The resource limitations described for Db2 Standard Edition in db2 luw NC reads 'You are restricted to 16 virtual processor cores and 128 GB of instance memory'. ...
28 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Please create current training material for Db2 administration

Please create basic training material for database administrators on Db2 that is easily consumable and free. A platform like EDx, Udemy, etc, would be ideal, but even on a proprietary platform would be acceptable.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

Get sequence's NEXTCACHEREFRESHVALUE from cache.

Please see the attached word document and as our development teams are trying to retrieve the NEXTCACHEREFESHVALUE value after ALTER SEQUENCE ..RESTART and before invoking NEXT VALUE but could not able to find the way to get the value of NEXT CACH...
2 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Official documentation of FMP enhancement variables DB2_AGENT_CACHING_FMP and DB2_MAX_THREADS_PER_FMP

Valuable enhancements for db2fmp processing have been added back in Db2 V8 and V9 already via APAR (e.g. IZ08425), but they are still NOT documented for Db2 V10 and V11, although they are valid and available. Concerning Java stored procedure handl...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Automatic Lock-Escalation from Row- to Extent-Level

Db2 is mainly using row-level locking and tries to avoid lock-escalation to table-level. This behavior is helpful in most of Db2s use cases, but there are some particular situations when locking on a higher level than row would be beneficial. Cons...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Add new STATUS codes to SYSIBM.SYSTABLESPACE to reflect different states of the tablespace

This would provide the requestor who wants to do a one stop shopping when looking for a state such as Advisory Reorg of all the tablespaces in that state.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration