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DMC requirement for improved reporting of metric data for PureScale members

In the current DMC release, DMC aggregates resource usage (for example, CPU) for all members of PureScale connections. The request is to improve DMC to show monitoring metrics values per member with the ability to drill down per database connectio...
5 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Submitted

Db2 runstats command, allow to be run on table partition level

Db2 Runstats command can only be run on whole table, at this moment. It cannot be executed on selected partitions only.RUNSTATS ON TABLE table ....options... We would like to have possibility to execute runstats utility on selected partitions only...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Submitted

Switch the "IBM Data Server Client" over to an MSI installer for Windows machines

Currently the installer uses an ancient InstallShield installer that is a nightmare to roll out. It would be nice if it could be transitioned over to an MSI installer because those are easier to uninstall and roll out.
28 days ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

Allow EBCDIC collation for column organize tables

Db2 does not support anh collation other than IDENTITY or IDENTITY_16BIT per this link - Customers who are wanting ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

Db2 partitioned table, set range of partitions to read only or read write mode

Table data is partitioned as specified in the PARTITION BY clause of the CREATE TABLE statement.At this moment if we create partitioned table, we can only set whole table to read only access using SET INTEGRITY FOR table OFF READ ACCESSor let it b...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

JSON Indexing on non-inline LOBs

Current DB2 provides the functionality to create indexes on values inside JSON documents stored in inline BLOBs. We need the same ability on non inline LOBs in order to manage performance.
8 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Submitted

DB2 Pacemaker upgrade break cluster when Red Hat Satellite is not accessible

Hello, My idea is to add some check if Red Hat satellite is visible into db2installPCMK because if it's not, update will break cluster and DB2 will be unusable until visibility is fixed and db2installPCMK is executed again. As workaround you shoul...
8 days ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Enable 'SYSADM' authority to end users in Db2 on Cloud

In the db2 database configuration for IBM Security Verify Governance Identity Manager, the 'CREATE_EXTERNAL_ROUTINE' authority is required as part of setup. This is not supported on DB2 Cloud since granting it requires the 'SYSADM' authority which...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Submitted

Provide Db2 history of installs/updates including date

For auditing and compliance purposes, Db2 needs to easily make the following information available:- Database Version, Release, ModPack, FixPack (including security special builds)- Database Date/Time of the creation and subsequent updates- Databa...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Limit query for DMC Storage panel to active tables

Limit query scope for storage panel to active tables. Query on a peoplesoft DB takes 53 min whereas limiting scope to active tables (MON_GET_TABLE), it takes < 5 min. On Peoplesoft DB, we have about 65K tables when only 7K are used.
10 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted