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

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

IBM.ENtityFramework.Core To Scaffold Indexes Properly

We used latest released IBM EF Core nuget packages to add DB2 Support to our application with existing DB2 database. Scaffolding the DB out to Models and usable DBContext time and again. We realized on comparing DB2 server that 90% of the indexe...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Truncate table partiton

1. many customers expect to truncate a table partition without first detach and then drop, and finaly add a new partition with the same definition as the detached partition, because they may design their range partition as "Jan, Feb, ... Dec" with...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

XML Schema 1.1

DB2 PureXML does not support XML Schema Version 1.1, although it would be very useful. XML Schema Version 1.1 goes far to correct numerous inadequacies in XML Schema Version 1.0 for extensibility of data models in order to meet future needs.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 1 Not under consideration

Lock data partition

Currently it is merely possible to lock a complete table by means of the "lock table" statement. However, for range partitioned tables, it would be beneficial to be able to lock a specific data partition.That is, a statement like: “lock data par...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Block locking for U/D on MDC when LOCKSIZE=BLOCKINSERT

Block locking is done for INSERTs on MDC tables when LOCKSIZE = BLOCKINSERT, which is a great benefit for memory usage, and allow to parallelize treatments for different dimensions. However, this is unsufficient, because treatments do also Update/...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration