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Db2 on Cloud

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Ability to check storage performance

After moving to the cloud, in particular, managed service a user loses the ability to verify storage performance. There should be a stored procedure that allows such a possibility. Basic metrics, like IOPS, bandwidth, etc. Such a service would bui...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Submitted

SYSPROC.DB2LK_GENERATE_DDL to become a supported and documented feature and to match db2look

We are using db2 LUW V11.5M8FP0_SB35599 on Linux It is a DPF database. We are using the following 2 db2 tools to generate the DDL of the same database: 1) db2look 2) SYSPROC.DB2LK_GENERATE_DDL - the command used for db2look is the following: db2lo...
4 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 1 Submitted

Need a utility to defragment large tables in a timely fashion when REORG is unable to reclaim space

Large, highly volatile, tables can become heavily fragmented when there is a significant amount of daily delete and insert activity. In some cases, the rows deleted don't leave enough empty space on a page for a REORG to clean up or reclaim that s...
2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration

Enable 'SYSADM' authority to end users in Db2 on Cloud

In the db2 database configuration for IBM Security Verify Governance Identity Manager, the 'CREATE_EXTERNAL_ROUTINE' authority is required as part of setup. This is not supported on DB2 Cloud since granting it requires the 'SYSADM' authority which...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Not under consideration

Pause and Resume compute resources

Ability to pause and resume compute resources per the needs of the application.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Planned for future release

Add built-in function for generating new UUID values

Generating new UUIDs for large tables has become a serious performance issue for us. We have a workflow in our application that updates a UUID column for tables in excess of 5 million rows. This takes us upwards of 2 hours in our odbc (cli) applic...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW Audit does not capture failed access attempts on restricted tables

Many customers have restricted tables where very few select users will have read/write access. These tables need to be monitored through various means to report all access attempts on the tables. DB2 audit is able to capture only the successful ac...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Future consideration

Backup retention up-to 7 years

For databases that require long-term retention of backups for audit purposes, allow for 7 years of retention for database backups. In terms of restore, we expect to restore only from the same Db2 version and the older files are only for audit purp...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration

DB2oC UI logon acceptance user name size greater than 20 characters

DB2oC User Interface is a smart way to access administration roles in a DB2oC instances. DB2oC UI has a limit of 20 (twenty) characters to user name size. In my company, for security purposes, we priorize logon proccess that uses IBMCloud App-ID s...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Not under consideration