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Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.)

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Be able to DROP "restore pending" TABLESPACES supporting RP tables after RESTORE REBUILD

After RESTORE REBUILD of a slice of Prod DB into Pre-Prod DB, it is impossible to drop "Restore Pending" tablespaces supporting RP tables, you get SQL0282N. You can't detach "unrestored" partitions into junk either SQL0290N. So you are stuck and t...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

The support of IRS capture on pureScale EHL mode

In pureScale, Explicit hierarchical Locking is supported when opt_direct_wrkld set to ON.However, IRS capture is stopped abnormally due to SQL error.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Use FSCR information to ommit empty data pages while performing Table Scan (TBSCAN)

ABSTRACT:Table scan over volatile table with large number of empty pages scans all empty pages instead of using FSCR to find pages to be scanned. VERSION INFORMATION:DB2 9.7.FP5 on Linux / DB2 9.7.FP9a on AIX 7.1 / DB2 10.5.FP4 on Linux TECHNICAL ...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Truncate table partiton

1. many customers expect to truncate a table partition without first detach and then drop, and finaly add a new partition with the same definition as the detached partition, because they may design their range partition as "Jan, Feb, ... Dec" with...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Increase the number of REORG-recommended operations allowed before a full offline reorg must be performed

The current documentations in v11.5 indicate that only 3 units of work containing REORG-recommended operations are allowed. https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.sql.ref.doc/doc/r0000888.html "There can be up to...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Support mixed row/column environments without requiring CUR_COMMIT=ON

We have recently run into a problem when we enable Cur_commit because of the locking behavior expected by some applications (they expect blocking). Therefore, we have to disable CC, but then that app cannot use blu. We want to give our plant the a...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Planned for future release

Increase maximum numbers of columns in an index key from 64 to 120

Db2 has the lowest limit of allowed index columns compared to the competitors.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

XML Schema 1.1

DB2 PureXML does not support XML Schema Version 1.1, although it would be very useful. XML Schema Version 1.1 goes far to correct numerous inadequacies in XML Schema Version 1.0 for extensibility of data models in order to meet future needs.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 1 Not under consideration

Make online REORG respect UTIL_IMPAT_LIM

Currently, an online REORG will run as fast as it can (but I think limited to a single thread).It would useful if we made it respect the utility throttling limit that we have in place for other types of maintenance activities (runstats, backup, re...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Parallel Classic Reorg on a partitioned table

Many DBA want to run multiple partitions in partitioned table.at a same time Serial execution takes too long time, it is not really efficient.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 1 Not under consideration