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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Operating System/Virtualization

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Support for running on Amazon Linux 2

Add Amazon Linux 2 as a supported operating system for running Db2.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW on Linux should support WEKA Filesystem

DB2 LUW (on Linux) should support the Weka Filesystem. https://www.weka.io/resources/white-papers/wekaio-architectural-whitepaper The WekaFS is available on Amazon Cloud (AWS) and allows snapshot functionality (during suspend I/O) which is current...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 1 Future consideration

please add support for RHEL7.7 to Db2 11.5.9

Currently, RHEL 7.7 is not included in the supported OS for Db2 11.5.9. Additionally, fix information and vulnerability countermeasures have been updated since Db2 11.5.7, which is currently in use, and customers are requesting that vulnerabilitie...
4 months ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Submitted

New Redhat ipcmni_extend setting Recommendation in the DB2 Infocentre

Hello, Db2 Luw seems to be a victum of Redhat change https://access.redhat.com/solutions/4968021 The change is effective of Redhat 7.8+, where you need to set ipcmni_extend to allow db2 to request more then 32k of MSGMNI as per https://www.ibm.com...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

better logging for stack overflow, ulimit stack to small

With this PMR we were searching quite hard for the reason, why a 3rd-party-software was dying with segmentation fault in dynamic linked shared library libdb1.so We could only see:Feb 18 09:01:56 smtcb00254 kernel: [1270273.292859] os4x_licinfo[365...
over 9 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Enable DB2 instances on AUFS (Docker)

DB2 can be installed on AUFS, but database instances cannot be created (see https://github.com/jeffbonhag/db2-docker/issues/2#issuecomment-52920986). DB2 express (and every other edition) uses O_DIRECT to access the file system, which is not avail...
almost 10 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Add an Ideas Category for IBMi Ideas

No good place to log ideas for IBMi related ideas. Create categories for IBMi related ideas so that we can help to drive improvements to the platform.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Add db2mq support to db2u

As an aside the categories for ideas should include db2u or containers etc. You should add db2mq support to the db2u operator and db2 shift.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW support for CentOS 8 Stream

As announced in December of 2020, The CentOS Project has shifted focus from CentOS Linux to CentOS Stream. Here are the expected end of life (EOL) dates for CentOS 8release. CentOS Linux 8 EOL: 2021-12-31 Today DB2 11.5.6 is certificated/compatibl...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Future consideration

Add support for NFS 4.2 on AIX 7.2

Sparse file support was added in NFSv4.2 and currently AIX supports NFS4.1 which does not have sparse capability. DB2 only supports fast pre-allocation on some file systems. Including Veritas VxFS, JFS2, GPFS, ext4 and xFS. Kindly include the supp...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration