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Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc)

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Provide a documented and supported procedure to generate ddl (db2look as SP - like db2lk_generate_ddl)

db2lk_generate_ddl is a stored procedure that provides functionality to generate DDL via SQL (similar to db2look which is a tool as db2llok cannot be executed througha SQL client tool. This function already exists but is not documented and I am no...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Not under consideration

overrule the automatic CPU parallelism calculation of LOAD apart from command line

LOAD does an automatic CPU parallelism calculation, if not explicitly specified in the command by the user.To gain max performance, LOAD assumes, it is the only LOAD (and only application) running on the system and consumes nearly all available CP...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2 "export to employee.del of del modified by coldel\t select * from test1"

DB2 Export cannot export data with a two-digit delimiter (\t). If I want to export data separated by \t, DB2 will not be able to support it
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 3 Future consideration

LOAD / ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE COPY YES and LOB improvements

In an OLTP / TSA HADR environment .. When using the COPY YES on ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE it uses LOAD under the covers. When LOBs are involved howere it writes out the full buffer 64k up to several 100k is written out per column/per row to a file which is...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Inplace Reorg should be allowed on a table with an Expression Based Index

Expression Based Indexes (available since V10.5) are a great feature that can improve query performance without adding a new (generated) column and modifying existing code. But, you cannot do an Inplace Reorg on a table with an Expression Based In...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2logscan should be able to read compressed logs

The utility db2logscan, which is now bundled with Db2 is not able to read compressed logs. So with compressed logs we cannot estimate the recommended sync settings for HADR.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

LOAD with COPY=YES and TSM needs similar resilience feature like log archiving with VENDOR_ARCHIVE_TIMEOUT

FI has set of LOAD jobs (with COPY=YES and use of TSM) which run in parallel against the Db2 data warehouse.FI experienced failing LOAD jobs in the LAN-free TSM backup environment for the Db2. FI sees risk for the LOAD jobs when TSM is not availab...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2cfexp lacks SSL configuration data

db2cfexp is a very valuable tool to save and maybe restore configuration data. I noticed, db2cfexp is not exporting SSL configuration and hence cannot restore it.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Automate Online Reorgs

Currently, automatic reorgs can only be performed offline. The additional functionality we are looking for would be the ability to perform automatic in-place/online reorgs. The benefit of that is users still have full table access during the proce...
10 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

use of wildcards for table selection with REORG,RUNSTATS etc

Certain utilities that most of the time operate on a (sub)set of tables like REORG and/or Runstats would be much easier to operate if the set of tables to be processed could be selected by means of wildcarding. The wildcarding should be enabled on...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration