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Db2

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427 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 table 2) The command will display the Load progress details for the tab...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 72 Future consideration

Validation of logs stored in Storage Protect (TSM)

Our databases are backed up regulary directly in Storage Protect (aka TSM). Due to the requirements of our auditing department, we need to check Db2 backups and transaction logs regularly to ensure that they are usable in the event of a recovery. ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Future consideration
110 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 b...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Future consideration

DB2 Upgrades in rolling fashion

Problem Statement: At present we are following IBM process to upgrade db2 hadr servers: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=udhadrhe-upgrading-db2-servers-in-hadr-environments-without-standby-reinitialization Current IBM process involves an...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Future consideration

Improved functionality for tablespace fast pre-allocation

My customer is experiencing huge performance problems due to Tablespace Pre-allocation (DB2_USE_FAST_PREALLOCATION).At this time, IOCP Timeout occurs in Db2 and many tossbuffers occur in GPFS.This customer has been struggling with this problem for...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / pureScale 5 Future consideration

Read On Standby (ROS) Access during Upgrade process LUW

During the version upgrade of Db2 LUW, the standby (ROS enabled) needs to be brought down - during the upgrade: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=udhadrhe-upgrading-db2-servers-in-hadr-environments-without-standby-reinitialization I wou...
6 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Alert or Threshold Based on Number of Execution of SQL Query

We have noticed that customer is facing database failover issue when number of execution of any one query is very high which is utilizing all of the system resources. Is there any feasiblity of creating alert/threshold on number of execution of qu...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Future consideration

Need a utility to defragment large tables in a timely fashion when REORG is unable to reclaim space

Large, highly volatile, tables can become heavily fragmented when there is a significant amount of daily delete and insert activity. In some cases, the rows deleted don't leave enough empty space on a page for a REORG to clean up or reclaim that s...
3 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration
133 VOTE

export data from tables out of a backup image

Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image.This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting the source system
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Future consideration

Db2 TOTAL_CPU_TIME monitoring metric on AIX should reflect "wall" CPU time and not use PURR-scaled time reported currently by thread_cputime AIX API

Db2 monitoring interfaces report "CPU time" metric (TOTAL_CPU_TIME), which accounts the time that given activity/request (and all higher level aggregated interfaces) spent actively "on CPU" whilst executing the query. On AIX this information is ob...
9 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration