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DB2 database backup on Google cloud storage

We can utilize Google cloud storage directly for the database backups.
6 days ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 1 Submitted

DB2 LUW CSB Automatic Online installation

Hi Team, Currently IBM publishes their new CSB for db2 LUW databases on regular basis. But there is no feature in db2 LUW to get it installed automatically. My proposal here is to enable db2 LUW to have some feature which will allow CSB Automatic ...
8 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Db2 Connect Client steering thread recycle

Enhance Db2 Connect client for distributed workload. problem statement: Today Db2 DDF will close the connection to recycle the thread. This happens conditional (recycle-time limit, after Commit, no open cursors, other conditions). The client will ...
12 days ago in Db2 0 Submitted

Db2 LUW SQL Syntax Check

It would be good if Db2 LUW had a SQL, SQL/PL syntax check engine. You can check queries for correct syntax by using the explain facility, but this doesn't work with DDL statements, functions and stored procedures. An SQL syntax check engine would...
18 days ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

Please replace "password rules" by "password evaluations"

When installing GKLM, I am asked to provide a password for DB2, that contains 2 digits, a special, a minor and a major character. (This is not the case for GSKLM.) I tell our customers about "quantum safe", long passwords and they are forced to dr...
19 days ago in Db2 / Security 1 Submitted

BRMS Recovery Report - Missed Objects

We recently had an IBMi system that lost 2 disks in the same RAID set and lost the machine. We had to rebuild from BRMS tape and after the system was made available, users indicated data was incomplete. In researching, it appears there is no easy ...
19 days ago in Db2 1 Not under consideration

Include latest Java version for DB2 in interim Fixes and special builds

DB2 special builds that address security vulnerabilities do not include the latest available Java version for DB2. If you update Java for DB2 to the latest available version on FixCentral and later apply a special build, Java is replaced with an o...
19 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

DB2 for z/OS: Ability to Retrieve Output SP Parameters Into Global Variables in Dynamic CALL

Add the ability to retrieve output and inout parameter values into global variables in dynamic stored procedure calls. Need this functionality for DB2 for z/OS. Apparently, it already exists for DB2 LUW.
20 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Submitted

Add a field in MON_GET_TABLE function to check whether Restrict on drop is enabled or not for a table

Missing Restrict on Drop clause while creating table can be costly! (DB2LUW) DB2 LUW provides a clause called "Restrict on drop". This clause should be used while creating a table. With Alter statement it can be disabled too. Why missing this clau...
23 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 2 Functionality already exists

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 ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted