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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...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 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...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Workload Management 1 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...
1 day ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 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...
2 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

Remove Group Based Access Limitation

Description of Limitation: IBM has defined a few limitations with role based access which include the following: A role cannot own database objects. Permissions and roles granted to groups are not considered when you create the following database ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Security 1 Submitted

Enhance ALTER STOGROUP DROP ‚storage-path’ with optional specification of the Path_ID

As you may ADD the same path multiple times to a storage group (in order to have multiple containers of a single tablespace within that path), it should be possible to even DROP a single reference to that path from the storage group as well! But s...
21 days ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

DMC Missing Feature from DSM - Table Comparison

DSM has a feature where you can select a table to compare between databases. This is the only feature that we are missing so we can fully migrate to DMC. Our team uses this for troubleshooting and confirmation.
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

IBM does not support SSL communications for 2-phase commit (DB2 & MQ)

TS010796788 : DB2 - SSL - Two-Phase commit failures We are mandate to close unsecured connections to DB2 by closing the TCP/IP connections to DB2. However, we are using 2 -phase commit in between MQ and DB2, which looks for TCP channel opened. As ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

User ID metrics Consistency across several monitor interfaces

User Id identification metrics are not consistent across different monitoring interfaces. Db2 offers different metrics to identify the end user. CLIENT_USERID SYSTEM_AUTH_ID SESSION_AUTH_ID The same 3 metrics should be available in ALL places wher...
3 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 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...
2 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted