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Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.)

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Add option :statement rollback is able to release the locks for the failed statement.

When -803 ( violating unique key constrain ) happen on a statement, there are two things happen1) db2 still hold the lock on the row accessed by the statement that cause -803 , no matter the statement had fail.2) The transaction was not rollbacked...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Planned for future release

The option ordinality is used in XML queries but the overall performance is very slow

We use the for ordinality option in our queries but the over all performance is very poor.There is a specific XSCAN needed when ordinality is specified which takes a long time.this XSCAN produces a sequence of XML ELEMENTS. This sequence is then f...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Increase maximum numbers of columns in an index key from 64 to 120

Db2 has the lowest limit of allowed index columns compared to the competitors.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Support mixed row/column environments without requiring CUR_COMMIT=ON

We have recently run into a problem when we enable Cur_commit because of the locking behavior expected by some applications (they expect blocking). Therefore, we have to disable CC, but then that app cannot use blu. We want to give our plant the...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / BLU Acceleration 0 Planned for future release

DB2 database in a read only mode

Ability to place a DB2 database in a read only mode for a period of time. Out side of the "db2 set write suspend for database" or a quiesce.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

To remove tablespace maintenance restrictions on pureScale

To remove all the restrictions of SQL1419N Reason code = "11" on pureScale.11 Altering database containers is not supported in a DB2 pureScale environment. As a result, the following clauses are not supported with the ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 2 Functionality already exists

Use FSCR information to ommit empty data pages while performing Table Scan (TBSCAN)

ABSTRACT:Table scan over volatile table with large number of empty pages scans all empty pages instead of using FSCR to find pages to be scanned.VERSION INFORMATION:DB2 9.7.FP5 on Linux / DB2 9.7.FP9a on AIX 7.1 / DB2 10.5.FP4 on LinuxTECHNICAL IN...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Allow converting of the SYSCATSPACE to the reclaimable storage.

There is no way to convert the Catalog tablespace to RECLAIMABLE storage. The only workaround is to create a new database and to migrate the objects and the data. Since, we have a lot of databases which were created in pre-9.7 versions, we are stu...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Reorg: detailed information about Reorg incluiding a time/percent prediction to complete the all process

There is no way to find out how long the Reorg process or some steps will take, specially for big tables.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Be able to DROP "restore pending" TABLESPACES supporting RP tables after RESTORE REBUILD

After RESTORE REBUILD of a slice of Prod DB into Pre-Prod DB, it is impossible to drop "Restore Pending" tablespaces supporting RP tables, you get SQL0282N. You can't detach "unrestored" partitions into junk either SQL0290N. So you are stuck and t...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration