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

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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 fo...
12 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Submitted

Reorg Utility Progress data is missing in db2 list utilities and db2 list utilities show detail command

The db2 list utilties and db2 list utilities show detail command will not display the Reorg utility progress.1) The command will display the Runstats progress details for the table2) The command will display the Load progress details for the table...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / Monitoring 59 Future consideration

External Tables support on Windows

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 .
12 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Submitted

Reduce Time Required for Online(Inplace) Reorg for huge tables

1) Inplace reorg will take time more for the tables with huge data say for example 1 TB2) To Reduce the time for this we want to avoid full table scan hence we need to look in portions of the data in a table where it is getting fragmented3) Hence...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 20 Future consideration

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 ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, 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.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / pureScale 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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 5 Not under consideration

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 ...
7 months ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future 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 SQ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / Monitoring 2 Not under consideration

Need to support inplace reorg on partitioned table with global indexes

This is critical in a 2 sense; 1) Performance The customer has many range-partitioned table with global indexes and most of them left unreorganized because INPLACE REORG on Inplace reorg on range-partitioned table with a global index is not suppo...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Under review