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Configuration Parameters

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INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable

INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable DB CFG INTRA_PARALLEL is configurable, but it should not be just configurable, but ONLINE configurable.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Percent/Dynamic/Automatic Value for NUM_LOG_SPAN

NUM_LOG_SPAN species a number of log files. If the number of log files changes (LOGPRIMARY, LOGSECONDARY, LOGFILSIZ) the absolute number of NUM_LOG_SPAN should be adjusted as well. If NUM_LOG would be a percent value of the primary log files there...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Formula-based MAX_QUERYDEGREE settings.

MAX_QUERYDEGREE allows to specify the maximum degree of parallelism for a query. The setting of ANY is usually to aggressive for typical Db2 SAP systems. Specifying an absolute value has the disadvantage of having to adjust the parameter for every...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Make DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING=ON the default

DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING is of great benefit for performance and scalability since it was introduced in v8. It's now the default in pureScale and BLU environments, so why can't we make it the default all around?
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under 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...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under 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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future 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 >...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN

Please provide a registry var DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN similar to DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_MAX_LOG.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 1 Not under consideration

Support converting non-restricted databases to restricted databases in Db2

There can be legacy databases created with non-restricted mode. However as security policies get stringent there is need to convert these databases into restricted databases. The way to convert currently is to recreate the database from scratch. I...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

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...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration