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Oracle (sorry to compare!) has ability to generate a UID. We are looking for this function in DB2 Zos and LUW. Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) -- In Oracle Oracle sequences are frequently used to provide unique numbers for primary keys where an...
Add description of views and columns of SYSCAT schema directly into SYSCAT
Good morning, may I ask You, if it is possible to add comments (SQL comand COMMENT ON ...) into SYSCAT schema views and their columns in future versions of Db2? I mean some extract of documentation ended by HTTP link to the appropriate web documen...
IBM Data Server Runtime Client support on Red Hat OpenShift
We are using Red Hat OpenShift to access "external" Db2 databases. We have a "IBM Data Server Runtime Client" in each container in a OpenShift POD, one or more containers per POD. OpenShift uses overlayFS with overlay2-driver where the the client ...
If you try to properly source knowledge center or promote a feature within knowledge center (say via twitter or linked-in), you copy and paste a URL that is easily over 100+ characters long. If you lose the ability to cut/paste (say in the PDF of ...
Reorg pending status should be in a table like SYSCAT.TABLES
The column that indicates if a table is in reorg-peding is in a table that is not in the schame SYSCAT.
This value should be in a table in SYSCAT, because this schema is the catalog, and it is almost standard across versions, and it is a set of v...
Today, when our ETL jobs scan large amounts of data from a table with out using RS/RR isolation levels under certain conditions they see duplicate data and/or missing data. This could be caused due to the fact that rows that were already scanned c...
Lock access plan for a query. Prevent the optimizer from changing a plan, once a "good" plan has been determined.
We see cases where a large query runs fine, and something changes the stats, which causes the optimizer to choose a really bad plan. We would like to be able to lock an individual query, and tell the optimizer: "Just use this plan".
Enhance IBM My Notifications with Affected DB2 Version Information
Currently we subscribe to the IBM 'My Notifications' email (see: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/en/SSEPGG_10.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.trb.doc/doc/t0060379.html or https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21686621) so we rece...
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