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UNIQUE INDEXES over BIGINT column can't be compressed
unique indexes over id columns (bigint) are not compressed whereas the same unique index over decimal column gets compressedindex compression for unique indexes is urgently needed to reduce disk and memory footprint
Victimization of unused compression dictionaries from DBHEAP(RIMS)
Compression and Expansion dictionaries for each object (table, index) remain in memory until database deactivation time. This is problematic because enough DBHEAP must be allocated to host a compression/expansion dictionary for EACH object that i...
Parallel index creation for partitions of a partitioned-table(RIMS)
[JPMC EDW] Currently, a create-index statement with the PARTITIONED clause will process each partition sequentially. Ideally DB2 would perform this with some degree of parallelism. Currently, this can be accomplished by detaching the individual pa...
Creation of range-partitioned tables during TRANSPORT
Whilst working on a recent pureScale POC with a customer, we came to the stage of upgrading their existing database to pureScale. Existing database had a catalog SMS tablespace.pureScale has a requirement that all tablespaces have to be AUTOMATIC ...
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/...
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