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Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.)

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Primary Keys should allow NOT TRUSTED

Currently you can create NOT ENFORCED primary keys but the optimizer will then always treat these as trusted. This causes problems when the constraint is violated but a filter includes all PK columns since the engine will return only one row even ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 5 Not under consideration

Online index reorg for pureScale

Currently online index reorganization is not supported in Db2 pureScale environments and will fail with SQL1419N.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 2 Not under consideration

Enabling Restrict on Drop clause logic in create table command for db2 LUW

There is a feature called "Restrict on Drop" that should be used by the database designers while creating a table for the db2 LUW database 1) If a database designer uses this "Restrict on Drop" clause for the creation of the table then the t...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 7 Not under consideration

Warning error code for Db2 tablespace architecture limit

If Db2 tablespace reaches architecture limit of 90%, then there should be a Warning Message write into db2diag.log, so that before it is reaching 100% of Db2 tablespace architecture limit, this can be fixed. Now we are monitoring through a S...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 2 Not under consideration

Please add buffering for LOBs

Please add buffering for LOBs
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Data Types / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Recommend/evaluate indexes – more information for each index

This is a point for tuning with indexes -> Tuning with indexes is still very common and useful. While using recommend and evaluate indexes it is possible to investigate each recommended index by updating USE_INDEX column in the table ADVISE_IND...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Reorg online on 24x7 applications

The reorg online process need to lock the table in order to conclude. This is not a problem when you dont have many transactions, but when you have a 24x7 intense workload you might have a huge impact on your application.
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Asynchronous index rebuild on first access

Pain point: Index rebuild stops if user terminates the connection accessing the table with an index that is marked inconsistent and it starts over from the beginning again on next table access by another user. Scenario:An index object is marked in...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

ITC tables for pureScale

ITC are very useful to have table that have large batch deletes on it. Then space reclaim is a quite easy and fast task using REORG RECLAIM EXTENTS ONLY.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Increase the maximum size of a LOB object per table or per table partition

SQL and XML limits https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.sql.ref.doc/doc/r0001029.html The maximum size of a LOB object of 4 terrabyte leads to the necessity of partitioning the table just due to this limit. S...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 2 Not under consideration