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Customized Refresh Interval for "Databases" page like DMS did.

Hello. DMC doens't provide a Customized Refresh Interval for "Databases" page like DSM did. According to Case TS010513163, the refresh interval is 5 minutes and can't be changed. Neither the Rest APIs can change that behavior. I would request a bu...
5 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 2 Future consideration

Add Estimated Percentage Complete for database restore in db2 list utilities show detail

When backup is executing and in another session "list utilities show detail" is executed there is e.g. "Estimated Percentage Complete = 30" displayed. But when restore is performed this estimated percentage is missing. Please add this info for res...
5 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Future consideration

DB2 STANDBY REPLAY DELAY caused by Offline reorg

IBM case: TS008415413 When an OFFLINE REORG is submitted on Primary, the REPLAY on STANDBY (both Principal and Auxiliary) applies the transactional logs till the BUILD phase. When the reorg moves to recreate or updates the INDEXES, the REPLAYS sto...
6 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Future consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) should be able to use a DB2 file as input from iseries

Very often a user gets a list of (hundreds or even thousands) similar changes to make. He gets the list of course in excel or text file and needs to type these in a green screen (5250 emulation). In Client acces there was a neat solution for this:...
6 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Add the ability to control db2sqljcustomize behavior on untyped host variables and prevent silent data type conversion

We modernize a banking database application originally written in COBOL by migrating the functionality into a new written Java application. During this application migration we noticed that there is an issue with unexpected/unwanted data type con...
6 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Enable DATABASE_MEMORY change on WRITE SUSPEND database

We are using db2relocatedb to deploy test, dev, preprod environments from production images (disc snapshots). This happens multiple times a week (talking about multiple hundred databases). Most databases have DATABASE_MEMORY set to AUTOMATIC. Relo...
7 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Bitemporal tables and missing highest quantiles

If a user issues FOR BUSINESS_TIME AS OF clause against a bitemporal table, DB2 translates it to a where clause with two range predicates against business_time columns. In our system following situation occurs quite frequently: 1) At all time...
7 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Activity event monitor and CGTT

Usually section actuals after being prepared with explain_from_activity and db2exfmt has a section called “Runtime statistics for objects Used in Access Plan”. This section has valuable information for the problem analysis. If a Statement uses Cre...
7 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Future consideration

Upgrade Struts 2.5.26 that is packaged as part of Rational Developer for i

IBM RDI 9.6.0.11 includes struts2-core-2.5.26.jar in the Webcontent > WebINF > lib folder when a new Webfacing project is created in RDI. This version of struts2 jar is vulnerable to a security vulnerability as per Whitesource, with id CVE-2...
7 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 2 Future consideration

Provide pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks of Db2 parameters and highlight any deltas

It is currently a best practice that we recommend customers do pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks manually. The request is that this should be performed automatically as part of the Db2 upgrade script itself. Comparing before and after parame...
7 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration