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Security Patching

Security fixes to be delivered separately from fix packs and easier to install (e.g., just a zap) for db2 connect. Large installation base require complex scheduling to get security patches updated. Security patching is critical due to regulatory ...
about 4 hours ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

QIDCA (Quantum Integrated Distributed Computing Architecture) is a revolutionary framework that integrates quantum computing and classical distributed systems to enhance computational power, security, and efficiency in data processing and problem-solving tasks.

Why is QIDCA useful? QIDCA is useful because it leverages the unique strengths of both quantum and classical computing to tackle complex problems more efficiently than traditional methods alone. By integrating quantum computing's ability to handle...
1 day ago in Db2 / Compression 0 Submitted

Breakdown of Estimated performance gain percent value for each Recommended Indexes (Used in Plan = "Y") in WhatIf Analysis

As per attached screenshot, there are 4 recommended indexes together provide 42.62% of Estimated Performance again if they are created. Its not possible to pick any one or two indexes instead of all the four indexes. If 1 of the 4 recommended inde...
7 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

IBM Database Management Console Migration

Hi All, We have learned that the IBM DMC(Database Management Console) doesn't have any inbuilt migration opportunities presented by itself. The migration that involves moving DMC from one host to another with minimal downtime and configuration...
9 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

Automatic migration of EXPLAIN tables in db2 LUW

Dear Team, We have seen whenever we migrate to higher version of db2 luw, the explain tables are not automatically migrated. We need to manually drop and recreate the explain tables to avoid errors like SQL0206N, SQL0220N, SQL1184N. As db2 modific...
17 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Allow inplace reorgs cleanup overflows on partitioned tables with global indexes

We are seeing more OLTP customers moving from Db2 z/OS who require the ability to cleanup overflows through reorg on their partitioned tables which have been defined with global indexes.
17 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Submitted

Provide support for deploying Db2 Warehouse under Rancher K8

Currently we deploy Db2 Warehouse in Openshift. It would be useful to support other implementations as well like Rancher K8.
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Submitted

Automate the clean up of orphan rows in the database catalogs during the db2ckupgrade processing.

We have been dealing with orphan rows in the database catalogs for many years now. The first tool to deal with this was db2cleancat and it has gone through various iterations to address all of the various flavors of this type of issue and now has ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Pacemaker to support Multiple primary VIPs across different interfaces if needed

We have a requirement to isolate the public traffic and qreplication traffic, so we normally create two interfaces on servers , one for public and one for qrep, currently with TSA we create a floating VIP for public interface and one for qrep inte...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

DB2 Support for Business Partners

Suggest allowing access to DB2 Support for IBM Business Partners companies who do not have a valid support contract, nor may have a valid DB2 licence at all, but despite all that devote their (working) lives preaching, selling and supporting DB2 f...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Submitted