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Enhanced flexibility for SYSMON_GROUP

Some privileges like SYSMON (or SYSADM, SYSCTRL and SYSMAINT) are only available in DBM CFG for OS group members. We can imagine the following scenerio to enhance flexibilty for those priviliges:Allow adding additional OS groupse.g. db2 update dbm...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Allow fixed MAXLOCKS value even if LOCKLIST is AUTOMATIC

When LOCKLIST is set to AUTOMATIC, the MAXLOCKS setting cannot be set. https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/locklist-and-maxlocks-database-configuration-parameters-and-lock-escalations In general this follows the concept of LOCKLIST AUTOMATIC, but th...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

DBCFG and DB_GET_CFG to filter updatable parameters only

To mimic the full database configuration, and not only the performance related parms, that db2look would generate update statements for, it would be good to have DBCFG admin view and/or DB_GET_CFG table function to allow selection of the updatable...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Allow values > 100 for MAX_LOG

MAX_LOG specifies if there is a limit to the percentage of the primary log space that a transaction can consume, and what that limit is.The range of the parameter is 0-100 percent of the primary log space. However, there are cases when a value >...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under 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...
2 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes)

Solution for flushing (and replacing) cached external 64 bit routines (db2fmp processes) We are running in our online production environment thousands external db2 routines per minute. Because of its performance we are forced to cache these r...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Enhance automatic SORTHEAP management by fixing the defined base value as the minimum for STMM

As we had an issue with STMM reducing the SORTHEAP too much during lower load on the database, we would like to see the defined base value for the sortheap treated as the minimum value, that STMM would not reduce the sortheap below that value if t...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Under review

blocknonlogged should prevent nonrecoverable loads

The blocknonlogged config should block all nonlogged activity including loads. Or, an additional cfg should be added.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under 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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Refresh Command for External Fenced Routines

For our external Stored Procedures (written in Cobol, PL/1, C) we need 1. the flexibility of keepfenced=no to get changes in shared-objects active (i.e: in case of hotfixes) without a restart of db2.2. the speed of keepfenced=yes, because by the s...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration