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

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Allow inplace reorg of tables with XML columns

Lift the restriction on being able to do an inplace reorg of a table when the table contains an XML column.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Adjust F2 criteria for AUTO_REORG on adaptive compressed tables

AUTO_REORG uses reorgchk output, like F2 criteria. The problem is that F2 does not take into account pagelevel dictionary. The size can be important, like 5K out of a 16K page, and therefore F2 criteria is always below the 70%... and tables will k...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

db2expln output with XML format.

The db2expln utility provides a plain text file only. Sometimes, OPTPROFILE can be added to tune some terrible SQL. The OPTPROFILE is XML format, but many users is not used to it. If XML format is supported as an option of db2expln then it would ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

BLU Load message improvement for SQL3119W

DB2 BLU load on LUW provides a less than optimal message for SQL1119W. It reports that an input data value has been replaced by NULL but does not indicate which specific input row caused the error resulting in no good way to troubleshoot the issue...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

In db2look, for mimic stats, option to include commit each X sentences

In order to mimic an environment, the stats are extracted via db2look, and then inserted a regular execution of the generate file. The problem is that the generated updates could be easily more than 15000 sentences and it has two issues: If execut...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

DB2 LOAD/IMPORT should support z/OS

With DB2 Connect you can easily execute DDL from a remote workstation to create/modify existing z/OS DB Objects. However, when you need to delete and recreate tables while keeping the data (and ALTER ist not an option) it is necessary to open a TS...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

db2val should allow to receive credencial as parameters

The db2val command cannot check databases when using a external security plugin like Centrify. In this case, this command should allow to specify the user and password to connect to a database.
over 2 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...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Not under consideration

EXPORT to local (not server) using the ADMIN_CMD

The export calle from admin_cmd can only export to the server. There should be a way to export in the client when called the SP,
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration