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List node & db directory using SQL

Create two new functions to list the content of the database and node directory.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Simplify shadow tables replication

Integrate the CDC engine in the DB2 engine and allow to configure the replication with SQL commands.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Adjusting column status in syscat.tables by synchronizing with column AVAILABLE SYSIBMADM.ADMINTABINFO

Customer mentions that tables which are delivering aSQL1477N should have an inoperative status. But theyhave status 'N' (for normal) insyscat.tables. The only way to retrieve the status of anSQL1477N is to select the column AVAILABLE inSYSIBMADM.A...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement of View syscat.bufferpools to show alos stmm bufferpool sizes

When a bufferpool size is set to AUTOMATIC, -2 is being retrieved fromsyscat.bufferpools. But customer wants the current number of pages ofautomatic settings also displayed in syscat.bufferpools. Also a new column insyscat.bufferpools should indic...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Redesign of cleanup on remote cursor load of LOB data

Customer migrated from DB2 9.1 on Solaris to DB2 9.7 onLinux. As restore is not supported between different endianarchitecture, load by remote cursor was used for datamovement. There was one single table storing about 400 GB ofLOB data (BLOB), tot...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration
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Support of RUNSTATS of range-partitioned tables on single partition

RUNSTATS on range-partitioned tables always runs on allpartitions. If all indexes are partitioned, a RUNSTATS of a singlePartition would be helpful.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Codepage option for db2move

Andrew Adams from DB2 Support suggested us to submit an RFE as we are looking for options to specify explicit codepage setting for export/import operation. Please refer PMR 36186,7TD for more information or contact or myself (V...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for alter table without going on need for reorg immediately and allow full access (read,write,alter...etc)

After setting compatibility vector to ORA, we expect alter table to not affect read/write access. In our test, we see that after dropping even a single column, table goes in reorg_pending = Y status and we can not use reorg inplace to continue ins...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

CONTROL requirement for LOAD utility with REPLACE oprion on LBAC tables

Product: DB2 UDB V10.1Problem: LOAD uitility requiring to have CONTROL/DROP on table with LBAC security control when using LOAD REPLACE option. Description: our application team uses load utility with REPLACE option extesnively and with implementi...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

ROCE Virtualization support for DB2 pureScale

ABC (Agriculture Bank of China) are going to deploy lots of pureScale clusters, and each cluster does not demand lots of CPU/MEM/IO resources. Customer wish to deploy pureScale clusters on VMWare virtual machines to save physical machines and most...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration