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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 ...
Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image.This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting the source system
Allow IAM access for server to S3 to work for Db2 backups
AWS allows a server or container to have an IAM role that allows access to S3 and other resources without authentication. However, cataloging a storage alias requires a key and secret key to work, regardless of whether the IAM role is set up for t...
A DB cfg parameter to set the default tablespace to prevent objects ending up in the wrong TS
When not explicitly set in the CREATE TABLE statement, a newly created table will end up in the last created tablespace. A lot of customers have problems with this for several reasons. They have no control over table placement when using a framewo...
Limit the 'list of tables' to display when using Ranger authorization
We need to limit the list of tables to display to non authorized users when Ranger policy are enabled. We followed the steps described in this article, but it doasn't work when using Ranger to manage users authorizations: https://www.ibm.com/suppo...
Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION
Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441). Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gene...
We request na addition to the error messages for this specific scenario: While converting non-UTS tablespaces to UTS using SECQTY 0 the opperation returned only the message DSNI014I reason code 00C90101, no message indicating space shortage in tab...
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/...
In order to complain with the Security Framework Controls of a product which uses Db2 connect SW the following requirement should be fullfilled: "Before applying the software and security updates, their legitimate source should be validated and in...
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