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

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Add an ooption to export column names in the csv file

Add an option to the export utility to include the column names in the del file.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to incorporate a feature equivalent to Oracles Flashback(RIMS)

We have an official request from executive management ((John Mikkelsen) for DB2 to incorporate a feature equivalent to Oracles Flashback. Eric Egdorf DB2 LUW Support Verizon Business 719-535-4289 Verizon recently had an outage that they feel could...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for alter table without going on need for reorg immediately and allow full access (read,write,alter...etc)

After setting compatibility vector to ORA, we expect alter table to not affect read/write access. In our test, we see that after dropping even a single column, table goes in reorg_pending = Y status and we can not use reorg inplace to continue ins...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Skip REORG evaluation if offline maintenance window equal 1 or 2 hours

Reorg table can be run twice during offline maintenance window. This is not acceptable behavior because it can exhaust the window time on the same table. Secondly, it is also possible to put in queue the same REORG TABLE that will be run the next ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

LOAD utility should allow huge loads to run with out blocking transactional log files

Please let me explain more about how i look at LOAD utility.LOAD utility is a way to write data into database quickly by ignoring the traditional route into the system, like query processing insert/update/delete.LOAD utility will by pass many perf...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

Add support for XML and LOB in the ingest utility

Add support for XML and LOB in the ingest utility
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Incremental Runstats (modify existing statistics based on delta from previous statistics).(RIMS)

Customer requests an incremental runstats support. Specifically the ability for runstats to modify existing statistics based on the new data that came in or was modified after the previous runstats was invoked.
over 7 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...
9 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Clearing a specific Fenced Process

We got a special build in Case TS005866848 for resetting the fenced pool for fmp32 processes. As it now works setting the parameter fenced_pool to zero it marks all fenced processes with state 0x02000010 and then clears them out of the pool. We ne...
9 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Allow load modifier options in db2move load (generatedoverride identityoverride usedefaults etc.)

Currently when using db2move utility to export from one system and load to another, there is no way to specify load options for any tables with Identity or Generated columns etc. for which we need to preserve the data values, and the db2move load ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration