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Bufferpool and tablespace creation authority to DBADM

Create of a tablespace and bufferpool requires SYS* authorities. It made sense in earlier days when SYS folks needed to create filesystem, mount point etc. With automatic storage enabled database, it makes a perfect sense to delegate these authori...
1 day ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Change the "Pending Backup State" to NO when backup is done to /dev/null

There can be situations where customer wants to switch from circular logging to Archival logging and vice versa. Currently, when a switch from Circular Logging to Archive Logging is requested, Db2 sets the database state in "Backup Pending" state ...
2 days ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Submitted

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
about 16 hours ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

Display the prefetch wait time metrics in the monreport.dbsummary stored procedure .

The idea will be very useful in deciding the prefetcher performance in the database which helps in reducing the I/O usage in the system. What is this prefetch wait time and when it occurs?(DB2LUW performance) Prefetcheers are very important EDU's ...
13 days ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Submitted

Review automatic prefetch

This IDEA it to request a more dynamic management of PREFETCHSIZE when it is set to AUTOMATIC. The documentation states: "The database updates the prefetch size automatically whenever the number of containers in a table space changes (following su...
3 months ago in Db2 / Workload Management 2 Submitted

Include CTQ reason / details in db2exfmt advanced diagnostics

We need an "Extended Diagnostic Information" in Explain (db2exfmt) that details if and why the column organized tables had been (early) converted to the row format for processing it in the row engine. This is important to detect performance issues...
3 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 2 Submitted

externalize generic runstats information for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS

Currently RUNSTATS does not store generic statistical results for XML columns in SYSCAT.COLUMNS - as it does for other data types -, like numnulls etc.This information in SYSCAT.COLUMNS is used for administrative, automated tasks worldwide, but ca...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

Add package name to SQL0552N msg

When db2exfmt is used from remote clients with different db2levels than the db2 server, than binding of packages with this level is needed. If the users got BIND rights granted, this is done impliziely without problems. However if users don't have...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Submitted

MON_GET_CONNECTION missing the application idle time

MON_GET_CONNECTION table function is documented to be the replacement of deprecated snapshot function SNAPAPPL, but it misses a key value, which is supplied by the old (deprecated) function. SNAPAPPL delivers the application idle time (APPL_IDLE_T...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Submitted

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLES needs to support INDEXES on EXPRESSION

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE (AMT) procedure fails in SWAP phase, if the table to be moved has an expression based index defined. This issue has been lifted partially, as the RENAME of the table is now supported with INDEX on EXPRESSION (IoE). But in our case...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted