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Longer db and alias names(RIMS)

Longer db and alias names. Medium
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Analytical Database(Structured; Unstructured; BigData)(RIMS)

State Farm is looking for a flexible database platform where any analytics can be performed (structured, unstructured data, big data.). They are wanting 1 database that can combine what DB2, Neteeza and BigInsights are able to accomplish. They tol...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Added statement text filtering on MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT in DB2 LUW for OPM and OTS tools(RIMS)

MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT CHANGE: Ability to filter out SQL statements (e.g. Cognos-generated reporting SQL statements) before getting Top N SQL statements for OTS Description: OTS needs to perform Top N reporting on some metric in package cache, but...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Add functionality during database migration to allow existing tablespaces to be reduced automatically(RIMS)

In V9.7, the internal structure of a tablespace has been slightly changed to allow a better way to reduce its space when it is no more needed. This is externalized by a new option in the 'ALTER TABLESPACE' command : 'REDUCE [MAX]' The point is tha...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Migration Path for new functionality(RIMS)

Provide migration path for new functionality without having to build new objects. I.e. we want new type of tablespace in 9.7 to eliminate HWM problem. Cant always drop and recreate/rebuild objects as we dont have time, cant have outage, etc. High ...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Security at a granular level(RIMS)

security at a more granular level. Want loadforce, alter not logged initially, refresh, etc without having to grant control, dbadmn. And load at the table level NOT database. High. Lisa Lagrow
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Since proc_priocntl is required to be documented in Installation;Upgrade;Solaris Pre-Reqs and(RIMS)

Headline cont.. outside of just WLM documentation Description-See PMR45988 Verizon took a performance outage because proc_priocntl was not set. They had no way of knowing that it should be. It is only mentioned under Workload Manager in the DB2 do...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Time Travel Query RI

State Farm would like to have Native RI support for Time Travel Query. They have requested the same for DB2 z/OS Cypress release. Greg Debo David Nagle
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Data Types 0 Not under consideration

Modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin(RIMS)

1.Write out more info in the db2diag.log as to what server we are hitting when doing group lookups in AD. This would probably require modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin. Today, we receive an error (Cant contact LDAP...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration


On Z/os they have the capability of deleting records via a select statement at the same time as performing a reorg. This is incredibly useful as the logging is eliminated and of course all the benefits of a reorg Here are some examples. Heres an o...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration