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100 VOTE

NONBLOCKED option for event monitors to prevent them from blocking user services

Db2 locking event monitor may block deadlocked applications from proceeding for a purpose of making event monitors work under some circumstances. (Reported on case TS007885986)Since it could damage user's business services severely, user should be...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Submitted

Make the Db2 Server and Client support ROWSET cursors

The Db2 server and client (Db2 Connect) today does not support ROWSET cursors. Support of Multirow Fetch Db2 Precompiler and embedded Runtime support the fetch of multiple rows by using a single FETCH statement. Db2 ESQL enables arrays to be passe...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Serviceability 2 Future consideration
320 VOTE

Reorg Utility Progress data is missing in db2 list utilities and db2 list utilities show detail command

The db2 list utilties and db2 list utilities show detail command will not display the Reorg utility progress.1) The command will display the Runstats progress details for the table2) The command will display the Load progress details for the table...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / Monitoring 60 Future consideration

Enable db2 to use SVCENAME only as a resync port, not allowing connections to this port

We expect that credentials are properly secured on the network. Db2 LUW will allow part of these credentials to be not properly secured in certain situations. Due to this, we need to convert all of our connections to be SSL connections. But in ...
12 days ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted
181 VOTE

Reduce Time Required for Online(Inplace) Reorg for huge tables

1) Inplace reorg will take time more for the tables with huge data say for example 1 TB2) To Reduce the time for this we want to avoid full table scan hence we need to look in portions of the data in a table where it is getting fragmented3) Hence...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 20 Future consideration

Improved Db2 backup thread (db2bm and db2med) binding/distribution on NUMA systems

On a large NUMA systems with a very fast storage and a fast backup target memory affinity might affect backup time as well as the overall system performance during the activity. Currently, with the Db2's automatic thread NUMA binding (DB2_RESOURCE...
4 days ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

Encryption utility for RSP files

Goal: create RSP (response) file to install Db2 LUW on multiple systems, but allow for customization of the password for the instance owner without having to go through the GUI installer for each, and avoid displaying the password in plain text in...
17 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Db2u without OpenShift

We have a cloud-native strategy that Db2u fits better than most other RDBMSes. We also have a fairly mature Kubernetes infrastructure. We would really like to run db2u on native Kubernetes, without OpenShift.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 2 Planned for future release

Allow IAM access for server to S3 to work for Db2 backups

AWS allows a server or container to have an IAM role that allows access to S3 and other resources without authentication. However, cataloging a storage alias requires a key and secret key to work, regardless of whether the IAM role is set up for t...
8 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

Lighter Weight db2fodc -hang

Db2 Support often asks customers to collect db2fodc -hang to investigate hang issues. This is an heavyweight command that causes severe impact to customers' workload. We need a lighter weight db2fodc -hang command that allows users to input an a...
about 2 months ago in Db2 1 Future consideration