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Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc)

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Make Export add a column header row to output

Export is often used to download data from a Db2 Server to a user's workstation where they then look at it in excel.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under consideration

Add Runstats Check functionality for DB2 LUW objects (similar to Reorgchk) to determine if a table really needs runstats or not

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almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

Online Reorg takes 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete

Note - case id TS000861837 (it won't let me inter this in the pmr)See example provided in pmr.Some table take more than 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete.There seems to be very little in the way of documentation that I or the pmr ...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Detect corrupted synopsis tables online

There is a need to report all corrupted synopsis tables online. Currently, db2dart /crs can do it per table and it's done offline.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

ONLINE REORG INDEX without logging for HADR

Our Application:24x7. HADR synchronous. LOGINDEXBUILD=ON because of HADR. We have large tables with lots of indexes required for performance reasons. Current problem:We are unable to run online REORG indexes for large tables as this overwhelms our...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 Not under consideration

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE should immediately fail or at least warn when source table is ineligible for SWAP

Even after upgrading the database to Db2 V11.5 and beyond, older tables with check constraints and/or generated columns that were created before V9.7 will still cause the SWAP phase of ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to fail with SQL0668N reason code 10. The und...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Future consideration

timeout option for log archiving sessions / db2vend on WINDOWS

We work with DB2 on WINDOWS and an external vendor (EMC Networker) for backups and archive logging. If network or the vendor have a problem, the archive logging forever tries to use the vendor process and in the meantime writes to a FAILARCHPATH o...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

LOAD to COMMIT extent allocation

LOAD is today a single transaction. It does not create much log volume, but LOAD might run long if lots of data need to be loaded. This can lead to log full disk situation, if concurrent transactions create a large log volume.The extent allocation...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enable EXPORT to use a Storage Access Alias

Enabling EXPORT to use a Storage Access Alias will be very useful for DBA's using both on Prem and Cloud environments. It can only be used by LOAD/INGEST/BACKUP/RESTORE at the moment. Adding the capability to store data on object storage in the cl...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Add db2move option to read/write compressed files

Sometimes during a migration diskspace runs low. It would be great to have an option for db2move, which reads/writes files compressed or pipe it through gzip/bz2/... This would lead to a storage reduction during migrations of roughly 80% plus red...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration