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COPY bind option to DB2 LUW.

The customer needed to copy packages from the Windows V9.7 database to the AIX V11.5 database. He used the db2move utility to copy the data and would like us to have a tool to copy the COBOL program packages that exist in the DB2 Z/os environment....
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Submitted

Configure PaceMaker for Db2/HADR automation using "rsync" as an option for "db2crm" script.

Ability to configure the entire PaceMaker cluster for Db2 HADR without using ftp or scp. For security reasons, some client environments do not allow the use of "ftp" or "scp". The cluster creation option accepts "rsync" as an option instead of "sc...
2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Submitted

SYSPROC.DB2LK_GENERATE_DDL to become a supported and documented feature and to match db2look

We are using db2 LUW V11.5M8FP0_SB35599 on Linux It is a DPF database. We are using the following 2 db2 tools to generate the DDL of the same database: 1) db2look 2) SYSPROC.DB2LK_GENERATE_DDL - the command used for db2look is the following: db2lo...
4 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 1 Submitted

Conversion DECIMAL do CHAR

We are in the process of migrating data from Db2 z/OS to Db2 LUW. In our many programs we convert DECIMAL data into CHAR, e.g. to display it on the reports in a readable format. Unfortunatelly Db2 LUW formats data diffrently than Db2 z/OS. Let us ...
3 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

IBM Infosphere Data Replication Management Console – DB2 LUW LOAD Utility.

Change Data Capture (CDC) Subscriptions mirroring from DB2 LUW to Event Server (JMS) are constantly failing due to some LOADs performed on DB2 LUW side. We must manually recycle affected LOAD table whenever they fail to restart the subscriptions f...
6 months ago in Db2 / Replication 1 Submitted

Optimization profile

Description: This request is to provide an optimization profile that may be applied at the DB layer, i.e., meaning no application code would need to be modified to use the profile, and the profile is configurable to where no instance recycle (star...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Submitted

Db2 Warehouse in CP4D - NFS v4 support

We are using NFS for Db2 warehouse backups of a Database of 6TB. But doing it with mount nfs v3, no lock option, takes about 3x time that doing it with nfs v4. Doing the backups with nfs v4 works fine in our environment, but in documentation, it s...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Submitted

Quick Search should trigger a data refresh

Please refer to case TS014307927 for details. Quick Search on all DMC views does not enforces a new query to either the repository or to the monitored DB. It only searches on pre-loaded data in the browser , which is not a complete set of data. Fo...
5 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Make Db2 Connect ready for the future (which is already here)

Hi IBM Community, hi IBM Support, as part of a Red Hat Enterprise Linux version change, at the moment we have to set up many new server systems for the application software we support.Our application software relies heavily on DB2 and so the IBM D...
2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

DMC - "Other Waits" detail graphic needs to be dynamic and smarter

DMC v3.1.12 decided to create a fixed bucket named "Other Times" under "Other Waits" main category on Database Time Spent monitor page.. Please see attached screen-shot. In the main graphic, we can see "other Waits" is the most contributor. And in...
3 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted