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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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Automatic propagation of a significant application name

When a java program connects to the database, the application name is usually db2jcc_application. This behavior can be overridden by setting the appropriate properties in the DB2 driver. Unfortunately, it is rarely done (from my experience). It co...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Restore only data

It should be allowed to restore only the data of a table if the data and indexes of a table are stored in different tablespaces.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Install - Use an alternative method to get the glibc version

profile.platform core dumped when calling /lib64/ after updating bash. Subsequently, Red Hat patch addressed the bash problem (see Request is to use another method to get the glibc version ...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 6.1.1 2 Not under consideration

Enhancements of the package cache monitoring

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about 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

[Cluster Management] EGO - Harvesting - Configure VSH CPU and memory thresholds at per ESXi host level

Our environments has huge amount of VMware vClusters. Each vCluster contains dozens ESXi hosts. We plan to create 2 to 4 VMs on each ESXi hosts under VSH control. If the VSH threshold configuration only can be changed cross all hosts in a vCluster...
about 7 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Product functionality 3 Not under consideration

WLM monitor and control total private sortheap usage

Concurrent private sortheap heavy queries run out of system memory and cause systems reboot. ISAS 7700 environment with DB2 v10.1 FP4 on AIX. There are 16 physical nodes running 122 database partitions. The catalog node and coordinator are on one ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Workload Management 0 Not under consideration

R2PRO00006892 - include a matching timestamp for a given activity record in all the tables

Farmers currently retains 4+1 rolling months of WLM activity data involving the following WLM tables, and we would like to add a 'date' column having a default valude current timestamp in these 3 tables:- ACTIVITY_DB2ACTIVITIES_V97- AC...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Support XA transactions on column-organized tables

We have a main DW database on DB2 for z/OS and a Datamart on DB2 for LUW. Some tables on both z/OS and LUW are populated using Cobol programs which are submitted from the mainframe. We want to convert the Datamart on DB2 LUW to BLU, but the Cobol ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

predicates blocked when temp table involved in federated joins

Unacceptable slowness and/or timeout for affected SQL due to predicate blocking resulting in fetching all data from backend
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

High Availability in DB2 DPF

db2haicu is useless. We need to configure HA in DPF with TSAMP. That's complex. For other compamy's MPP product, like GP, Vertica, they can complete the HA config very simple, and even there is no down time when one node goes down, but DB2 DPF wil...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered