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In the "Availability" alerts correct the "Log Space" to operate on current space usage rather than top usage. I don't see this as an enhancement - I see this as a fix for a broken feature.

Currently when you exceed the threshold there is an alert raised. Once the usage drops the alert does not drop. The only way to 'close' the alert is to stop/start the database ('Deactivate') - ie an exclusive outage. In a production database this ...
3 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

To provide the option to filter the system objects metadata when audit policy enabled against db2instance user id for db2 luw database in audit captured data.

When native audit with execute category is enabled on db2instance user id , by filter options on system objects schema ex : SYSTOOLS reduces the huge amount of captured data when there is a huge number of tables in an OLTP database continuously up...
3 days ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

db2prereqcheck on AIX should detect presence of a soft link for /usr/bin/python3 as it is required by some pureScale cluster components

db2prereqcheck contains code to check the presence of python3. This is required for pureScale (GPFS in particular). However, if the softlink in /usr/bin/python3 is missing, when upgrading from Db2 11.5.8 to 11.5.9, db2prereqcheck doesn't log any m...
11 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted


When performing federated queries from Db2 to Presto, it seems that the option TIMESTAMPFORMAT ( ) for setting the timestamp format of the data source does currently have no impact when speci...
16 days ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Misleading Statement in Db2 documentation on CSBs of given Fixpack

The automated implementation of updates to the most recent CSB would be significantly easier, if one could rely on CSB number only. So, it would be helpful for customer's processing of CSBs and its implementation. In Description for CSBs, e.g., he...
16 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 1 Submitted

Security Patching

Security fixes to be delivered separately from fix packs and easier to install (e.g., just a zap) for db2 connect. Large installation base require complex scheduling to get security patches updated. Security patching is critical due to regulatory ...
22 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

QIDCA (Quantum Integrated Distributed Computing Architecture) is a revolutionary framework that integrates quantum computing and classical distributed systems to enhance computational power, security, and efficiency in data processing and problem-solving tasks.

Why is QIDCA useful? QIDCA is useful because it leverages the unique strengths of both quantum and classical computing to tackle complex problems more efficiently than traditional methods alone. By integrating quantum computing's ability to handle...
23 days ago in Db2 / Compression 0 Submitted

Breakdown of Estimated performance gain percent value for each Recommended Indexes (Used in Plan = "Y") in WhatIf Analysis

As per attached screenshot, there are 4 recommended indexes together provide 42.62% of Estimated Performance again if they are created. Its not possible to pick any one or two indexes instead of all the four indexes. If 1 of the 4 recommended inde...
29 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

IBM Database Management Console Migration

Hi All, We have learned that the IBM DMC(Database Management Console) doesn't have any inbuilt migration opportunities presented by itself. The migration that involves moving DMC from one host to another with minimal downtime and configuration...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Automatic migration of EXPLAIN tables in db2 LUW

Dear Team, We have seen whenever we migrate to higher version of db2 luw, the explain tables are not automatically migrated. We need to manually drop and recreate the explain tables to avoid errors like SQL0206N, SQL0220N, SQL1184N. As db2 modific...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted