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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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[User Interface and Configuration] EGO - Configuration - XSD file dependenices require internet access

running the following command requires internet access:wsdl2java -uri EGO_registration_soam.wsdl wsdl2java -uri EGO_users_soam.wsdl wsdl2java -uri Soam.wsdl We don't want any dependencies outside of FreddieMac, so all XSD files(including the depen...
almost 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.2 4 Not under consideration

Database sharding

The customer is considering to deploy multi-active system cross multiple sites, the distance among sites might be more than 1000km. The data could be distributed by hash, and rarely cross site data access by transaction/query. DPF might be a good ...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Automate life cycle management of data

For the most OLTP system, some table only keep data for a period of time. We are looking for support to automate the management of this by DB2, ie. auto-prune older data.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Improve performance of DB2 BLU

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almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Change output from command GET DBM CFG

The output from the command 'get dbm cfg' without the option 'show detail' is misleading in that in shows the 'wrong' values for parameters that have been changed but needs an instance restart. It could be solved by changing the output to use the ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Option to disable Repeatable Read Isolation Mode

Some option to disable Repeatable Read. At least on the database level if not the instance level. Once set any set isolation to Repeatable Read statement would either return an error, or be transformed into Committed Read, or just be ignored, wh...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

the OS_MEM_FREE Column from Sysmaster:SysMachineInfo is Misleading on AIX

Take for example the following query:select os_mem_free from sysmaster:sysmachineinfo;This returns the amount of free memory on the OS in bytes. Weappear to get this information from the same function thatgathers that info for OAT (via the SMI qu...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

Informix Query Engine generates bad query/explain plan

There are situations where two or more columns from the same table are related to each other. For example, product_type and product_code from the products table are related, since only certain product_code values can be associated with a given pro...
about 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

misc License Plugin statistics requirement

Report required to see average & max license usage consolidated over two or more license servers per hierarchical and independent user mapping fields, per license server, per feature, per user aggregated over a period of time and in addition a...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum LSF 3 Not under consideration

Compatibility mode / new function mode

Enable compatibility mode and new function mode like DB2 z/OS. The compatibility mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version without using the new features.The new function mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version an...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration