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Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.)

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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 a...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Planned for future release

The support of IRS capture on pureScale EHL mode

In pureScale, Explicit hierarchical Locking is supported when opt_direct_wrkld set to ON.However, IRS capture is stopped abnormally due to SQL error.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Make online REORG respect UTIL_IMPAT_LIM

Currently, an online REORG will run as fast as it can (but I think limited to a single thread).It would useful if we made it respect the utility throttling limit that we have in place for other types of maintenance activities (runstats, backup, re...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

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 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Parallel Classic Reorg on a partitioned table

Many DBA want to run multiple partitions in partitioned table.at a same time Serial execution takes too long time, it is not really efficient.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 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 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 ALTER TABLESPACE statement i...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 Linux TECHNICAL ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration