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default tablespace for a user

in DB2 there is no way to fix a default tablespace of user.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Please add a built-in function to reverse a string

Currently to reverse a string, we have to create a udf. The syntax for a simple one was easily available on the SQLTips4Db2 blog .... which IBM has removed. I think Db2 on z has this, and some other variants of SQL out there include it. This is th...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Please add a built-in function for pi

Currently there is no built-in function for pi. It can be calculated using math on trigonometric functions, but this is mildly annoying. Pi is frequently used when working with different random variate distributions and other functions that are in...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Support Snapshot Isolation Level

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...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Support IBM DB2 on Amazon Linux2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS has End of life as April 2021. We use IBM DB2 11.1.4 Enterprise Edition on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for our MDM instances which is not compatible with the higher versions of Ubuntu -18.04 LTS and above. Same is true for the updated versio...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Differentiate between Read and Write IO performance (Overhead and TransferRate) and optimise accordingly

Background: Db2 is sensitive to IO performance, and compiles access plans accordingly to optimise IO versus CPU costs. At the tablespace level, average Overhead and TransferRate are configured in units of milliseconds. Issue: customers such as our...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Databases on RHEL want to use Active Directory without LDAP

Hello Team , One of the largest account from Norway wanted to use DB2 Databases on RHEL want to use Active Directory without LDAP . This is stopping orginization to migrate 20+ databases from other RDBMS . Currently DB2 databases on RHEL can only ...
5 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Under review

ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE CONTINUE after INIT

AMT kann in einem Schritt per MOVE durchgeführt werden oder in einzelnen Phasen - INIT / COPY/ REPLAY und SWAP.Ein z.B. CONTINUE würde feststellen, wie weit der Vorläufer gekommen ist und die restlichen / noch nicht durchgeführten Phasen selbständ...
7 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

adjust card estimates on predicates using both COL = '?' and COL > <value> similar to accounting for NUMNULLS

Component: DB2 optimizer When a column is NULLable, a predicate COL = ? will account for numnulls to estimate cardinality. The problem comes when column is NOT NULL, and "the NULL value" is a real value. Peoplesoft has been designed to use a major...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration