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db will be blocked and hang after mon_heap is run out

agents will be blocked and will hang after mon_heap is run out when database turns on event monitor. Now it is works as design, yet customer hope we can change the design and decouple between event monitor and the agents executing some SQLs. So ag...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Purescale - Event Monitor for Locking - Include member information

In Purescale environment, with currently commited enabled and CS isolation query, we can find situations where a "select" receives a locktimeout depending on which member the connection comes. But, event monitor for locking doesn't include this in...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

DBM parameter just for DB2diag file

Currently we have db2diag files as part of dbm parameter (DIAGPATH) and all the files (db2diag.log, events,nfy,bin,stack,stmm,dump) going into the same directory. The challenge is in case of issues, we see huge dump files produced (sometimes 40gb ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Assign an event monitor to a threshold

Assign an event monitor to one to many thresholds by specifying an event monitor name during the threshold creation.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Adjusting column status in syscat.tables by synchronizing with column AVAILABLE SYSIBMADM.ADMINTABINFO

Customer mentions that tables which are delivering aSQL1477N should have an inoperative status. But theyhave status 'N' (for normal) insyscat.tables. The only way to retrieve the status of anSQL1477N is to select the column AVAILABLE inSYSIBMADM.A...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement of View syscat.bufferpools to show alos stmm bufferpool sizes

When a bufferpool size is set to AUTOMATIC, -2 is being retrieved fromsyscat.bufferpools. But customer wants the current number of pages ofautomatic settings also displayed in syscat.bufferpools. Also a new column insyscat.bufferpools should indic...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

DB2 listener not activated after DB process killed by OS and restarted automatically by TSA in HADR environment

We had DB2 HADR primary/standby configuration. Due to one application job,DB2 consumes all memory and OS killed db2sysc process. db2 restarted automatically by TSA but listener wasn't activated . There was no evidence in logs which process was usi...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Begin / End COMMIT instrumentation for DRDA, CICS/IMS

Complex CICS/IMS or DRDA transactions (involving multiple programs with an implicit Commit at the end) are incorrectly presented on the Omegamon Accounting Report/Trace. By design the costs of the tough SYNC (COMMIT) operation are added to the las...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Lack of information about Queries from Federated DBs - particulary from DB2 z/OS

From DSM we should be able to see the transactions from federated databases. In the case when we are having some federated transaction contention we are not able to see on the source database on DSM getting more difficulty to diagnose a performanc...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

reduce I/O activity to /etc/services upon each connect

Using filemon, we see 191 accesses to /etc/services for each Connect statement. It seems this file should only be accessed once or twice. This has been verified by IBM personnel with ticket TS001677150.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration