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Advanced Network compression for DB2 HADR

Advanced data compression in network technique provide a way to convert data into alternate data formats which use less size. These techniques can be helpful to compress data to be transmitted over network at the sending side and then convert back...
6 months ago in Db2 / Replication 3 Future consideration

Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities

Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
7 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration

Lift the restriction for max 8 charaters in database name

The restriction of a maximum of 8 characters in a database name should be lifted to something more adequate for todays devops pipelines, say 32, 64 or even 128 chars. There is a need to give databases a more descriptive name than what is possible ...
10 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

HADR: Enable ROS for all LOBs

At a customer site we tried to use read on standby for reporting. That way we hoped to be able to redirect the load which is caused by reporting away from the operational DB and machine. Test failed because of some LOB-columns which couldn't be al...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

new aggregated WLM threshold for LOCKLIST at workload/service class level

We have MAXLOCK db-cfg parameter which can be used to avoid a single connection (UOW) to consume the LOCKLIST space. But this parameter some times it not enough. I have seen LOCK escalation cases happening (which locked system tables, causing hug...
2 months ago in Db2 / Workload Management 0 Future consideration

Official documentation of FMP enhancement variables DB2_AGENT_CACHING_FMP and DB2_MAX_THREADS_PER_FMP

Valuable enhancements for db2fmp processing have been added back in Db2 V8 and V9 already via APAR (e.g. IZ08425), but they are still NOT documented for Db2 V10 and V11, although they are valid and available.Concerning Java stored procedure handli...
6 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

System Tables should come with STATISTIC PROFILE set from factory

We all know how important STATISTICS are, and more specially, how they are captured for each particular table ! Documentation says that DBA and application sholuld determine best options, based on usage.. but ibm is lacking to do the same fo...
3 months ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Getting the Accessplans at the Routine level for the Database LUW

Db2 performance issues in one of the major area to look for, Whenever there is performance issue in the database, one of the major point we look is for the queries how they are behaving in the database. Db2 LUW provides lot of options to get the ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 29 Future consideration

API call to retrieve patch/fix information for any product

Currently we have to check for the existence of any new fixes for all vendor products we support. This is a manual process which is time consuming. Additionally the information requested for compliance doesn't exactly match up with what we can ret...
7 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Improve XML length/sizes determination

One of the frequent questions I receive from application teams, when dealing with XML data is :What is the max size of my xml documents in database ? What is the average size of them ? Today, Db2 has no easy answer for that.. the LENGTH() func...
3 months ago in Db2 / Data Types 0 Future consideration