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db2set -g DB2INSTDEF instance incorrect install version makes global registry unusable

db2set -g DB2INSTDEF instance incorrect install version makes global registry unusable. This can be caused by an upgrade from Version 9.7 to 10.5 or accidently by someone making a mistake setting an instance from another software version to be DB2...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Nodename Limited to 8 Characters(RIMS)

Appears nodename is limited to 8 characters. The hostname allows for 255 characters. Typically we use server name as nodename and the fully qualified server name with domain as hostname. SF is looking at pushing server names to 15 characters. Is t...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

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...
3 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Under review

Cant create a db2 service

Can't create a db2 service
9 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Future consideration

IBM Data Studion needs extport/Extract from a select statement

Many people use IBM Data Studio to manage DB2 database. You can currently right click on a table and extract/export a tables contents. You cananot do the same using a select statement to say filter records or join tables for the export. Today peop...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Knowledge center should load content of previous and next articles automatically

When navigating the Knowledge Center, it is necessary to click on the left panel every single article. Some of them are very short to read, and it takes a lot of time to reload the whole page just for a single article. It would be easy if by click...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

db2ReadLog api: position using timestamp

Hi, Currently db2ReadLog api gives us the record based on LRI values. We need to pass LRI range(start LRI and end LRI) to the api to get db2 records. There is no other way to get the records using the api. It would be good, if we can query the log...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

KnowledgeCentrer on Docker

Sometimes the knowledgeCenter is not reacheable or it is not working for different reasons, and the access for the documentation becomes an issue. For this reason, I suggest to have the KnowledgeCenter downloadable as a Docker image, as it was pos...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future 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

Syntax diagrams in KnowledgeCenter with links for subsections

The syntax diagrams in 11.5 have been changed for good. They are easier to understand and to follow the lines. However, the navigation in the diagram is still difficult (no improvements yet). One has to use the Find option of the browser to look f...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration