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Moving only a single partition with AMT procedure for online reorg

Since the performance of inplace reorg per partition is too slow, customer want to use AMT procedure for online reorganizaiton. However AMT can specify table level only, not partition level.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Add similar feature to DB2 - Oracle Database, Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) feature

Oracle Database has Edition Based Redefinition (EBR) feature to minimize/eliminate downtime through schema versioning. It would be very useful for DB2 to have a similar feature to allow adding or modifying new or existing data structures without d...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

make DB2_KEEPTABLELOCK more granurity like db2 z/OS

The DB2_KEEPTABLELOCK registry variable mimics part of the RELEASE bind option from DB2 z. The former controls specifically table locks and only applicable to UR/CS isolations, and it is one setting for the entire database. On the other hand, the ...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

ADM7007E - Logging The Process holding the database port when this error is logged in the diag could help us better for RCA

Part of critical Protection mode Restart, TSAMP has issued ipclean where the instance restart was not clean due to the below message in the logs. MESSAGE : ADM7007E The SVCENAME DBM configuration parameter, "50000", is configured with a port or a ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Create a default user temporary tablespace at the database creation

Create a default user temporary tablespace (user_tempspace1 ??) at the database creation.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Enahnce db2pd -dbptnmem command for clarity

In command db2pd -dbptnmem result Real Memory on the system is not displayed, and Memory Limit is meant to represent Instance Memory. Please enhance the command as follows for clarity: 1 - the Real Memory on the system should also be displayed in ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

automatically applied DB2 fixpack at deployment time

that there is currently not a way to automatically have a DB2 fixpack applied at deployment time (other than to write a script package to start a DB2 fixpack install and have that script package executed at deploy time).
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Oracle-style isolation level 3 (multi-version read consistency) locking.(RIMS)

A description of Oracle's 'multi-version read consistency' can be found here: http://www.ss64.com/orasyntax/10locking.html. Even DB2's most liberal CS isolation is more strict then this. [update 04-27-2009]: Support for isolation level 3 queries t...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Not under consideration

Knowledge Center Search Issues

The IBM info center (online searchable documentation) has become less and less useful over the years. Documentation on a topic is often fragmented across multiple pages that link to each other. This makes it very difficult to find a piece of infor...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

DB2 should allow offloaded backup of SMS tablespace to Tivoli FlashCopy Manager

I have an AVP customer who has a 3TB database upgraded from DB2 v8.x. Most user data tables are in SMS tablespaces. They wish to use Tivoli FlashCopy Manager to take database backup and reduce the time for database restore. However, for SMS tables...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration