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System Tables should come with STATISTIC PROFILE set from factory

We all know how important STATISTICS are, and more specially, how they are captured for each particular table ! Documentation says that DBA and application sholuld determine best options, based on usage.. but ibm is lacking to do the same fo...
11 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Submitted

Reorg Utility Progress data is missing in db2 list utilities and db2 list utilities show detail command

The db2 list utilties and db2 list utilities show detail command will not display the Reorg utility progress.1) The command will display the Runstats progress details for the table2) The command will display the Load progress details for the table...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) / Monitoring 59 Future consideration

Improve XML length/sizes determination

One of the frequent questions I receive from application teams, when dealing with XML data is :What is the max size of my xml documents in database ? What is the average size of them ? Today, Db2 has no easy answer for that.. the LENGTH() func...
15 days ago in Db2 / Data Types 0 Submitted

External Tables support on Windows

I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
11 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Submitted

schema-privilege for USAGE ON SEQUENCE

To GRANT USAGE ON SEQUENCE there is only the old method with db2 grant usage on sequence sq_test to role <rolename>But i want to use schema-privileges, but there is not the function GRANT USAGEIN ON SCHEMA MYSCHEMA TO ROLE <rolename>; ...
13 days ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

HADR: Enable ROS for all LOBs

At a customer site we tried to use read on standby for reporting. That way we hoped to be able to redirect the load which is caused by reporting away from the operational DB and machine. Test failed because of some LOB-columns which couldn't be al...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Allow IAM access for server to S3 to work for Db2 backups

AWS allows a server or container to have an IAM role that allows access to S3 and other resources without authentication. However, cataloging a storage alias requires a key and secret key to work, regardless of whether the IAM role is set up for t...
2 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Under review

Reduce Time Required for Online(Inplace) Reorg for huge tables

1) Inplace reorg will take time more for the tables with huge data say for example 1 TB2) To Reduce the time for this we want to avoid full table scan hence we need to look in portions of the data in a table where it is getting fragmented3) Hence...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 20 Future consideration

db2 "export to employee.del of del modified by coldel\t select * from test1"

DB2 Export cannot export data with a two-digit delimiter (\t). If I want to export data separated by \t, DB2 will not be able to support it
28 days ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Submitted

Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION

Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441).Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gener...
4 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration