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Command 'db2pd -reorgs index' does not show info about the progress of reorg index with 'cleanup all' or 'reclaim extents'

There is a limitation to show info with db2pd -reorgs index for command like reorg indexes all for table ... allow write access cleanup all reclaim extents. It is possibile to monitor progress of reorg offline and online but not for the above case...
5 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Under review

Optimize db2advis (recommend indexes) with machine learning (ML) models

Isn’t it possible to use the data model information from machine learning (ML) also for the db2advis (recommend indexes)? The idea is, that db2advis also can use the data model to get new recommended indexes.
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Under review

Parameter 'PCTFREE FOR UPDATE' in Db2 LUW similar to Db2 z/OS

in Db2 z/OS there is a 'PCTFREE FOR UPDATE' parameter. We will need a similar parameter for Db2 LUW. Background: Our datawarehouse application 'IDH' uses many Bi-Temporal tables. An update of any row in the source system will lead to the logical t...
7 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Under review

Make RESYNC port secured

Why is it useful?Making the DB2 resync port secure will protect it from getting hacked or allowing unsecured connections to a port that could be used to serve data from the mainframe for nefarious purposes beyond two-phase commit work. Who would b...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

Generating monitor report by schema name in Data Management Console

When creating monitor reports in DMC, the granularity for reports is the whole database, e.g. reports can be generated only at the database level. If there are several schemas in the same database, the abbility to generate reports at the schema le...
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 2 Under review

Allow parallel offline table reorg of range partitioned tables with non partitioned indexes (NPI)

Offline (classic) table reorgs might still be necessary in certain scenarios and can run for a very long time for huge tables (>24h). It is very hard to find a suitable window in a 24x7 System. Offline table reorgs - which have at least one non...
8 months ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Under review

Switch the "IBM Data Server Client" over to an MSI installer for Windows machines

Currently the installer uses an ancient InstallShield installer that is a nightmare to roll out. It would be nice if it could be transitioned over to an MSI installer because those are easier to uninstall and roll out.
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

Revision of the DMC installation

We're trying to install DMC in our environment, but we're having some issues with it: - documentation for the Linux installation is not complete - why is the db pagesize for the reprodb 8 k and uses EXTENDED_ROW_SZ? Db pagesize 32 without EXTENDED...
12 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Under review

DMC (Data Managment console) -- Multi factor Authentication (MFA)

Multi-factor Authentication (MFA) is an authentication method that requires the user to provide two or more verification factors to gain access to a resource such as an application, online account, or a VPN. MFA is a core component of a strong ide...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Under review

Make authentication cache independent from IDM calls

It is useful to keep the authentication working fine using the data from the cache even in case IDM has problems or is unavailable. Today, the authentication cache provided by Db2 is able to speed up the authentication process, but if we have issu...
6 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Under review