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Poor performance on DB2 V11.1 due to changes in build process

Some customers are noticing performance degradations moving from v105 ESE to v111 ESE on the same hardware.These degradations are most pronounced in OLTP workloads, with an emphasis on INSERT and UPDATE operations. Db2 Support has confirmed that t...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Add table function to "pretty print" explained statement

Db2 allows to install the EXPLAIN TABLES using a procedure (https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.1.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.explain.doc/doc/t0059594.html) There are different ways to generate an access plan, i.e., to explain a...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 3 Not under consideration

INSTANCE_MEMORY AUTOMATIC should be automatic, not calculated

The default value of the INSTANCE_MEMORY parameter is AUTOMATIC. The AUTOMATIC setting results in a value that is computed at database partition activation. This behavior is inflexible regarding dynamic memory changes e.g. for AIX LPARs. Today it ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Enable consistent export - implement MVCC

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about 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Bufferpool Purge without database deactivation

Ability to purge the bufferpools (perhaps specified by bufferpool name) without deactivating the entire database. While dirty pages can be flushed from bufferpools with the flush bufferpools command, the bufferpools cannot be entirely purged witho...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Error DIA3202C in db2diag.log does not include database name

getting an error in db2diag.log that a connection to a database ist not possible because of a TCP/IP call does not work. In our case a connection to a remote database should be established, which was already dropped. But there is no database name ...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Introduction of a hard limit on the size of the Package Cache to avoid memory exhaustion .

Although the package cache is set to a fixed value, it was using more space than the configured size.
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

IBM Data Server Driver Package Trace requires Local Admin Right

Can you please do an enhancement so that IBM Data Server Driver Package does not require a Local Admin Access to take the trace, just like DB2 Connect before?This is such a pain to have the Local Admin access granted these days. JPMorgan Chase and...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Read access on the database in rollforward pending

Enable to select a table when a database is still in rollforward pending (at the end of a rollforward without the clause stop or complete)
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Save and (restore) access plan for dynamic and Statis SQL

Sometime after maintenance, or index/stats change, certain SQL can pick a bad access path. It would be nice to be able to save access path and force db2 to pick old access path. We just had very painful process after V11 migration. When access pat...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration