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"delete cascade" does not work with "not enforced"
The option "not enforced" on a foreign key invalidates an already set "on delete cascade" option, although this is not visible anywhere within the data model or documentation. In my opinion, setting one of these options should prohibit the other o...
Support for "every" in the "alter table add partition" to add multiple partitions
The "create table" statement supports this syntax to create a table with multiple partitions: CREATE TABLE DOCUMENTS ( ID INTEGER, CONTENTS VARCHAR(10)) PARTITION BY RANGE (ID)(STARTING 1 ENDING 1000 EVERY 100) This will create a table with 10 par...
Table Partition creation auto extension Functionality
Today DB2 doesn’t provide the auto table partition extension Functionality. We would like to have the Functionality available, could you please let us know if this is feasible and if yes how soon it would be available. This is Functionality is ava...
I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
System Tables should come with STATISTIC PROFILE set from factory
We all know how important STATISTICS are, and more specially, how they are captured for each particular table ! Documentation says that DBA and application sholuld determine best options, based on usage.. but ibm is lacking to do the same for thei...
Increase the number of ALTER TABLE operations that can be performed online without placing the table in "reorg pending" state
There are a few operations that seem to place the table into "reorg pending" state immediately when it should be possible to treat them as REORG-recommended. For example, any ALTER COLUMN .. DROP COLUMN statement that doesn't affect indexes should...
Increase the number of REORG-recommended operations allowed before a full offline reorg must be performed
The current documentations in v11.5 indicate that only 3 units of work containing REORG-recommended operations are allowed. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.sql.ref.doc/doc/r0000888.html "There can be up to...
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 indexes ...
Remove The Need To REORG A Table Up On Performing Table Alter/REORG Recommended Operations
Today when we perform certain operations aka REORG recommended operations against a table like adding columns, dropping columns, changing datatype of a column, altering NULLABILITY of a column etc. the table will be put in a state called REORG pen...
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