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Optimizer does not use HIGH2KEY/LOW2KEY for columns with COLCARD 1

Optimization issue if a business_time_oriented table has only one row. In syscat.columns the content of the business_time columns are detected (high2key, low2key) but the value can not be found in the distribution statistics. This leads default fi...
4 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

There is no method to quickly get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image

It is not possible to get the "minimum recovery time" of a backup image without first restoring the image or by using 'db2ckbkp -l' but it is also too long as it has to read the entire backup image (this can be long if the image is stored on TSM /...
4 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Submitted

About Notebook Data Lineage

My customer uses the Watson Studio's Notebook. Currently, it is not possible to visually see the relationships between the data and models used in the Notebook. They want to "automatically" visualize the relationships(lineage) between the data and...
7 days ago in Watson Studio / Watson Studio on Cloud 0 Submitted

db2expln stopped working from db2v11.5.7.0 onward on HADR STANDBY

db2expln, doesn't write / update and tables on the database and it was working till db2 v11.5.5 on STANDBY RO enabled, from v11.5.7.0 it stopped working, many time there is a need to check explain out on STANDBY RO enabled
5 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Global settings for Cognos display and download of reports

We have generated reports in Cognos, numeric values are not right justified and we need to change all the impacted reports ( as we are currently upgrading our Cognos 10 to Cognos 11), unlike if there will be a global settings for this or by defaul...
about 6 hours ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Submitted

There should be a table like SYSUTILITIES that contains Db2 Commands that have been issued

There should be a table like SYSUTILITIES , say SYSCOMMANDS, that contains Db2 Commands that have been issued, including the full text of the Db2 command that was issued.
about 7 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility

SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility that was executed. This allows the DBAs or sysprogs to see exactly what was executed for problem and other analysis. For example if someone has run a utility that...
about 8 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Formatting of SQL text

We would like the SQL text in various panels (e.g. KDPTSQLT) in Omegamon to be formatted so it is more readable. It makes it easier to work with, especially when the text is long.

Ability to exclude packages from the rebind utility

Currently, rebind statements are generated based on what objects have been runstats'd -when included with a RUNSTATS utility profile- or everything -when only using the REBIND utility in the profile-. However, this also includes packages that are ...
4 days ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

TLS 1.3 Support

Hi QMF Team!TLS 1.3 Support is being a key to increase more and more Security. According to IBM CISO at January of 2024 will be a requirement. Reference: https://pages.github.ibm.com/ciso-psg/main/supplemental/acceptable_encryption.html#TLSVersion...
19 days ago in QMF for z/OS 0 Submitted