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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...
1 day 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...
3 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 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.
11 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 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...
11 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

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....
2 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 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

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

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...
2 months 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...
2 months ago in Db2 / Warehouse 0 Submitted

Request is to make WLM Effective only on primary, on STANDBY it should not be in effect

Why is it useful? It helps us restrict the access to users who has readonly access on standbys to accidentlally connect to primary and run some rogue commands. who would benefit from it? We as DBAs, This gives us confidence on how we can use the r...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Workload Management 2 Submitted