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System Tables should come with STATISTIC PROFILE set from factory
We all know how important STATISTICS are, and more specially, how they are captured for each particular table ! Documentation says that DBA and application sholuld determine best options, based on usage.. but ibm is lacking to do the same for thei...
Support synchronous detachment of a table partition
Starting with DB2 9.7(?) the detachment of table partitions is handled asynchonously. To simulate synchronous behaviour a complicated work around has to be put in place. Such a behavior could be triggered by a new DML keyword such as ASYNC.
Increase the number of ALTER TABLE operations that can be performed online without placing the table in "reorg pending" state
There are a few operations that seem to place the table into "reorg pending" state immediately when it should be possible to treat them as REORG-recommended. For example, any ALTER COLUMN .. DROP COLUMN statement that doesn't affect indexes should...
SAP BW needs to materialize data into persistent (regular) tables to be able to access it from multiple session (connections). CGTT and DGTT in Db2 cannot be accessed from multiple sessions/connections. Therefore those temp tables that don't requi...
To remove tablespace maintenance restrictions on pureScale
To remove all the restrictions of SQL1419N Reason code = "11" on pureScale. 11 Altering database containers is not supported in a DB2 pureScale environment. As a result, the following clauses are not supported with the ALTER TABLESPACE statement i...
Customer would like non-inline LOBS to also be compressed, as inline LOBs can currently be. Many other datatypes can be compressed and there are many large (up to 20MB) LOBs that are stored outside the table that would not eat up so much space if ...
The option ordinality is used in XML queries but the overall performance is very slow
We use the for ordinality option in our queries but the over all performance is very poor.There is a specific XSCAN needed when ordinality is specified which takes a long time. this XSCAN produces a sequence of XML ELEMENTS. This sequence is then ...
Allow converting of the SYSCATSPACE to the reclaimable storage.
There is no way to convert the Catalog tablespace to RECLAIMABLE storage. The only workaround is to create a new database and to migrate the objects and the data. Since, we have a lot of databases which were created in pre-9.7 versions, we are stu...
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