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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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Long Time to restart DB2 caused by Rollback in SYSIBM.SYSSEQUENCE

As in PMR 94522,250,631:"Yes, it'd good to ask customer to submit a RFE so that this issue can be evaluated by the DB2 development architects. The current DB2 behavior was designed and implemented before SYSIBM.SYSSEQUENCE exists. Thank yo...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Needs more information

Improve visualization of Entity Roles, Entity Subtypes, Mention Types, and Mention Classes

When annotating a role or subtype, there is no visual cue for the Entity Role, the Entity SubType, the Mention Type, or the Mention Class. There could perhaps be colored icons appearing below the annotation to display this
about 4 years ago in Watson Discovery Service (WDS) 0 Needs more information

Improve integration with dashDB

Currently the integration with DashDB is really poor as works well but sqlContext.write.jdbc does not if there are strings. There is an example of a solution here:
about 4 years ago in Db2 Warehouse on Cloud 2 Needs more information

Improve performance of EXPLAIN

With early versions of DB2 the performance of EXPLAIN was not relevant. Nowadays, where DBAs do thousands of EXPLAINs, the performance and turnaround is getting critical. I think there is room for better performance and throughput of mass EXPLAINs...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Needs more information

Add control parameter when start up the q-capture

When startup the q-capture, need add a control parameter. This parameter can be used to control the q-capture do not read the log when the q-capture start up. And when the user think it's time to read log, user can using the 'F STC' to ask the a-...
over 4 years ago in Replication: Q-Replication & Availability / Q Replication for Z 0 Needs more information

Service Credential Page alignment

Service Credential Page of dash DB service is not proper, please check the alignment of content on the page.
about 5 years ago in Db2 Warehouse on Cloud 1 Needs more information

Use Limitkeys as histogram-stats, if appropriate

Recently we had a Performance Problem where I was requested to collect histogram-stats for a column, which matches the partitioning column. Because this was a big table, running this runstats took about 9 hours to complete. If limitkeys could serv...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information