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DB2 Purescale with Secure Linux Boot on RHEL enabled: should ship already signed IBM Spectrum Scale (GPFS) kernel modules

Background: Right now instance creation with DB2 PureScale 11.5 (FP8) fails when it comes to the GPFS part if you have Secure Linux Boot in Red Hat Linux enabled. This issue is documented in GPFS manuals
28 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Work identification based on number of subsections in a statement.

Work identification can currently be done based on Estimated cost, Estimated cardinality, Estimated data accessed. Ref: "Work identification by type, cost, or data accessed with work classes - IBM Documentation" This allows for identification of c...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Workload Management 0 Submitted

DB2_FMP_FODC variable needs to be extended to application traps

Failures in DB2 may result in Trap files, by default written to the directory where DIAGPATH is set, usually $HOME. To avoid disk-full conditions, this can be redirected with db2set variables DB2_FODC and DB2_FMP_FODC for most of the FODC traps. H...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Submitted

Long term metrics for identifying trends

The ability to look at average cpu, max(database size), max connections collected at the daily interval (or online day verses off line day). Allows for easy identification of change whether business driven or application deployment driven. Typical...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Monitor to check for last successful db2 backup.

Monitor to check for last successful db2 backup. Useful to ensure availability. Simply checks for last successful backup with the threshold being number of days since last successful backup
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Needs more information

DSN1COMP - include support for 'EXTNDICT' with Huffman dictionaries

produced an object module that can be link-edited into a program
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Compression 1 Submitted

STANDBY_RECV_REPLAY_GAP to be monitored in DMC which is not available at present

We have Standby log receiving enabled for 30 GB. But we are looking for additional parameter as STANDBY_RECV_REPLAY_GAP which is not getting monitored in DMC . Kindly help to get it enabled.
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Functionality already exists

DB2 LUW on Linux should support WEKA Filesystem

DB2 LUW (on Linux) should support the Weka Filesystem. The WekaFS is available on Amazon Cloud (AWS) and allows snapshot functionality (during suspend I/O) which is current...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Is a defect

Bufferpool and tablespace creation authority to DBADM

Create of a tablespace and bufferpool requires SYS* authorities. It made sense in earlier days when SYS folks needed to create filesystem, mount point etc. With automatic storage enabled database, it makes a perfect sense to delegate these authori...
2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration