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Increase the maximum size of a LOB object per table or per table partition

SQL and XML limits The maximum size of a LOB object of 4 terrabyte leads to the necessity of partitioning the table just due to this limit. Sin...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 2 Not under consideration

Temporal Table extension for Auditing and Interface Design

Add functionality to allow the use of temporal tables for auditing purposes by adding functionality like in Db2 for z/OS: - A column GENERATED ALWAYS AS (DATA CHANGE OPERATION)- ON DELTE ADD EXTRA ROW functionality to record who deleted a rowIn c...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

ITC tables for pureScale

ITC are very useful to have table that have large batch deletes on it. Then space reclaim is a quite easy and fast task using REORG RECLAIM EXTENTS ONLY.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Online restore of a range partition. Db2 takes a lock on the whole table during the restore.

I have a range partition table with NO global indexes. The partitions have their own tablespaces. Db2 takes a Z lock on the whole table when restoring a single partition.We thought that we could restore a partition online and that all the other pa...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

HADR/TSA/DB2 hang detection feature to have TSA automate a failover during a database hang

Today in HADR failover scenarios we do not detect the database hang on the primary and failover the database to the secondary servers using TSA automation. we need the script needs to accommodate the database hang and failover the database to the ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / pureScale / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Not under consideration

LOAD with COPY=YES and TSM needs similar resilience feature like log archiving with VENDOR_ARCHIVE_TIMEOUT

FI has set of LOAD jobs (with COPY=YES and use of TSM) which run in parallel against the Db2 data warehouse.FI experienced failing LOAD jobs in the LAN-free TSM backup environment for the Db2.FI sees risk for the LOAD jobs when TSM is not availabl...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Full STMM support for BLU

Today SORTHEAP and SHEAPTHRES_SHR need to be set to a fixed value to run BLU.The STMM tuned adjustment don't need to be highly sophisticated. E.g. keeping 60/40 ratio for bufferpool/sheapthres_shr and adjust sortheap as ratio taking the amount of...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

DB2 HADR Standby Database act as CDC Source

We use DB2 ,DB2 HADR and CDC in our production system. Now we can only use the DB2 HADR primary database as CDC source. DB2 HADR standby database can not support acting as CDC source now. So we hope add a new feature,ie : DB2 HADR Standby database...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 2 Not under consideration

Provide source IP connection information on db2diag.log for all cases of SQL30082N events

Db2 not always provide the source IP connection information on db2diag.log entries, where authentication failures happens - SQL30082NThis is a regular footprint on db2diag entries, when an authentication fails to connect to the database.2020-04-24...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

db2adutl parallelism

Usually our Db2 backups to TSM are performed using parallelism, sometimes up to parallelism 10. Occasionally we restore a Db2 system in another operating center from where we have no access to the TSM server. In the source environment the Db2 back...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration