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Integrated Pacemaker Monitoring & Alerting Functionality

IBM recently integrated the Pacemaker cluster manager in Db2 but the feature has no documented monitoring or alerting capabilities exhibiting best practices. Enlighten customers with Best Practice/Configuration documentation on how to setup the mo...
2 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 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. ...
4 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Future consideration

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...
4 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 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...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Future consideration

Need the ability to "Import" or "Load" data from CSV file

We have the ability to Export to CSV file, we need the ability to Import from CSV. To the best of my knowledge, there is no way to do this.
6 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Future consideration

DB2-LUW: Enable STMM on the HADR Standby

The standby inherits the db parms upon restore. If enabling ROS and running various reports (and other "stuff") on the standby - the memory parms (bufferpools, various heaps, etc) may not be optimal for that workload, but STMM is not altering the ...
7 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 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: I wou...
8 months 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...
9 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

Create a new authentication plugin for handling OAuth/OpenID protocol

The customer currently uses Kerberos but indents to move to OAuth/OpenID after upgrading from db2 V11.1 to V11.5 or V12
9 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

Limit query for DMC Storage panel to active tables

Limit query scope for storage panel to active tables. Query on a peoplesoft DB takes 53 min whereas limiting scope to active tables (MON_GET_TABLE), it takes < 5 min. On Peoplesoft DB, we have about 65K tables when only 7K are used.
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration