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Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
2 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Request is to make WLM Effective only on primary, on STANDBY it should not be in effect

Why is it useful? It helps us restrict the access to users who has readonly access on standbys to accidentlally connect to primary and run some rogue commands. who would benefit from it? We as DBAs, This gives us confidence on how we can use the r...
3 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

parallel insert into row organized table

parallel insert is only supported on Column organized table. insert into row_table select * from souce_table is very slow
6 days ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Submitted

DB2 PureScale to Support Oversubscription of Storage in IBM Flash System

The IBM Flash System (FS7300) does such as good job at real time data compression that I am achieving almost 5:1 compression on one of my environments (31TB Written = 6.4TB Physically consumed). So, while it has 80% of the storage allocated to IBM...
20 days ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Submitted

New behavior added to DEC_TO_CHAR_FMT

SELECT CHAR(DECIMAL(1.92,15,2),',') FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1 For Db2 z/OS we use setting BIF_COMPATIBILITY = V9_DECIMAL_VARCHAR For this statement we get following results (for Db2 LUW we have parameter DEC_TO_CHAR_FMT set to NEW) : Database Value Da...
20 days ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

Implemented the support for XA

The .NET core started XA support from .NET 7 but driver has not yet implemented the support for XA in our core package. Functionality is needed to support 2 phase commit in .NET Windows application
20 days ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

More options to generate DDL in DMC

I would like to see more options to include/exclude dependent and ancillary objects when generating DDL for tables. What I need are the Tables, Indexes, History, constraints, and comments, but I don't want views, triggers, stored procedures or oth...
24 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

We should expand the maximum size of a LOB object per table or table partition

Enhance Maximum size of a LOB object per table or per table partition (in terabytes) 4 -> 8,16,32,64,128
25 days ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Submitted

COPY bind option to DB2 LUW.

The customer needed to copy packages from the Windows V9.7 database to the AIX V11.5 database. He used the db2move utility to copy the data and would like us to have a tool to copy the COBOL program packages that exist in the DB2 Z/os environment....
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Submitted

Optimization profile

Description: This request is to provide an optimization profile that may be applied at the DB layer, i.e., meaning no application code would need to be modified to use the profile, and the profile is configurable to where no instance recycle (star...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Submitted