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

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deferring index creation with an option to not have to log the rebuild

This was originally opened in Aug 2013 RIMS database (as 8556) In Aug 2013 one of the ids-System customers, an insurance company, had to do an offline table reorg, which had to rebuild index at the end. This is an HADR customer, so index is fully...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Improve performance of DB2 BLU

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

[Copy] 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 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

unique where not null' indexes(RIMS)

Customer requested to open a DCR for 'unique where not null' indexes. Can this done? This feature exists in DB2 zOS but not in DB2 LUW. This DCR is already opened for another customer in the US, but as far as I know, it's not possible to '...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Parallel I/O work on indexes for SQL Inserts.(RIMS)

it would be wonderful to have parallel I/O work on indexes for SQL Inserts. For instance, a table with 6 indexes, A SQL insert is sent to DB2 from an app program,,, The Insert takes place on the data page, now the RID is known and can be used i...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to change an attribute on a cluster index(RIMS)

Verizon would like the ability to change an attribute on a cluster index without having to drop and recreate the inex. They need to avoid a rebind. IDS has this functionality. Ref PMR07542,442,000 Benefit: Verizon needs to avoid having to brin...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

View invalid but be able to check if the dependant object(RIMS)

If an object that a view is dependant on (table, UDF etc) is dropped Rather than becoming permanently inoperable the view should become invalid but be able to check if the dependant object has been restored the next time it is accessed. If the de...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Enforce index name uniqueness at table level; not at schema level(RIMS)

currently all index names for a partiuclar schema must be unique. This is painful when there are tens of thousands of indexes. They want to be able to use duplicate schema names as long as the name is unique per table that the index is defined on.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Utility to increase a tablespace's page size(RIMS)

currently, this can only be done by recreating the tablespace/tables, and Export/Load all the Data, very onerous.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 registry variable granularity(RIMS)

Ability to specify object table and space map rules at a tablespace level (example, DB2_OBJECT_TABLE_ENTRIES at tablespace level).
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration