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Support for running on Amazon Linux 2

Add Amazon Linux 2 as a supported operating system for running Db2.
about 3 years 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...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under 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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Future consideration

Solaris client in Db2 v11.5

Db2 dropped the support for Solaris in V11.5, which is fine for server. However, many clients who run in Solaris could connect to other server (Linux, windows, AIX).
about 3 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...
almost 8 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...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

DB2TCP_CLIENT_KEEPALIVE_TIMEOUT doesn't work on Linux

DB2 unable to detect dead network card on server when setting registry variable DB2TCP_CLIENT_KEEPALIVE_TIMEOUT. Since it does not detect the dead network card, this prevents automatic client re-route from starting. Problem is specific to Linux pl...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Method to prevent DB2 from modifying operating system tunables; print diag msg instea(RIMS)

Goldman Sachs deploys hundreds of db2 database instances. Many of these instances are configured to consume predefined resources in a system shared with other instances or dbms' or applications. In many cases, these instances are duplexed via QRep...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

wait-for-delay functionality (server side sleep without spinning CPU)(RIMS)

Customer requests the ability to add a server-side sleep function that does not consume CPU or require an external routine. Such a routine would be useful in that it can be added to an SQL procedure to perform a sleep/delay, without having to intr...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration