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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: I wou...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

DMC - Display Fine Grained Access Control (FGAC) values of Column Masks and Row Permissions for each Table

This would be a useful feature to allow DBAs to not have to leave the DMC tool and use a different tool to verify the FGAC items are in place for various tables in a Database. The DSM tool had a Tab FGAC that would display the FGAC values in place...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

Ability to execute Pacemaker status and version commands as a non-root use

In TSA the following commands can be executed as a non-root user / db2 instance to check the status , get the version , enable disable cluster: lsrpdomain lsrpnode lssam samversion db2haicu -disable Pacemaker commands require root access to execut...
3 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration


Beginning Db2 v10.5, REORG RECLAIM EXTENTS on ITC tables also implicitly performs sparse extent consolidation before freeing empty extents ( ). Ho...
3 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Enhance db2move to use remote LOAD from CLIENT

For migration of on premise Db2 database to a cloud service, the usability of db2move would help a lot.For now you have to use manual LOAD commands to load data for each single table to the Db2 on cloud service.db2move can be used from the on prem...
4 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Create new SQL-VIEW to show ALL GRANTS

Today we have a useful sql-view named SYSIBMADM.PRIVILEGES that aggregates in a consistent and easy way to query all different types of privileges that are currently granted to an authid. This is very useful. But we lack some other stuff like info...
4 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

Add Federation support for Apache Cassandra

Officially support and optimize performance from Federation (Db2 Linux/Unix/Windows) server to Apache Cassandra databases. We need to support as many data sources as possible as the move towards non-homogeneous data ingestion continues.
4 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Future consideration

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...
4 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 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...
5 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Create a "RUNSTATS Check" report similar to the REORGCHK

Although there is an Automated RUNSTATS, some people prefer to execute RUNSTATS manually. Having some ability to run a report that "Recommends" that a table should have a RUNSTATS performed would assist in making decisions. with thousands of table...
5 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration