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Make SYSMON group configurable online. Currently an outage is required to set or change SYSMON. While some DBAs set this whenever they build a system, others do not, and it is frustrating to request this fairly common level of permissions and to h...
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...
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...
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?
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...
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...
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 >...
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...
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