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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 ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Generate UUIDs in DB2

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Other/Unknown 2 Not under consideration

default tablespace for a user

in DB2 there is no way to fix a default tablespace of user.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

Error SQL0478N should include schema name

When issuing a sentence like: db2 drop audit policy SELECT_ALL_TABLES The returned error message does not include the schema of the problematic object: SQL0478N The statement failed because one or more dependencies exist on thetarget object....
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Documentation with return type for scalar functions

The documentation of the knowledgeCenter should explicitly describe the type the returned value. I mean, if it is an integer, a char, a timestamp, etc.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Multi temperature migrate rows automatically between cold, warm and hot tablespaces

Provide a way where we can registry a general policy and DB2 move the records based on this police automatically. Actually we have to work moving data manually.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Latch information and more internals information for performance analysis

Detailed information about LATCH to DBA. More information of wait events would be good too like if a statement is waiting for a sequential read, how much the transaction is spending on network time , block concurrency, and so on.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

CTAS locks syscat.tables

Reproduce Scenario and found to be a expected behavior while CTAS locks syscat.tables session 1 > create table Table1 as (select * from Table_2 ) with data; session 2, query tool > select * from syscat.tables; --> lock waiting
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

DB2 v11.5 Bind File and Package Name List

IBM published a technote "DB2 Bind File and Package Name List" https://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg21987465 listing all the names of the bind files of the different versions of Db2. It needs to be extended for Db2 11.5
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 7 Not under consideration