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Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.)

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Real global CGTT (not SESSION local)

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...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Declarative RI for Db2 LUW Bitemporal tables

it would be good to implement Bi-temporal Period Containment with declarative RI in Db2 LUW
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

EHL mode enhancement in pureScale.

Although the feature was enabled by mimicking a sysplex,, it is impossible to apply in the real world.The first reason is that the performance overhead is too much when switching from the not shared state to the shared stateSecondly, it is impossi...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

BID lock avoidance on MDC tables

2 DMLs working on different dimensions on MDC can lead to deadlock when this should not happen. Ref: case TS000003442
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Add the hidden attribute for index

我们希望给索引添加一个属性visible on/off比如:ALTER INDEX VISIBLE ON (默认属性)ALTER INDEX VISIBLE OFF (索引不可见)当索引不可见以后优化器无法使用不可见的索引,如果需要,直接alter index ...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

evaluates sysdate for every row

The query db2 "select count(*) from TIR001.TITYPE where D_E_DEM_DEM=truncate(date(sysdate ) - (DAYOFWEEK(date(sysdate))) DAYS )" evaluates sysdate for every row
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Need to support inplace reorg on partitioned table with global indexes

This is critical in a 2 sense; 1) Performance The customer has many range-partitioned table with global indexes and most of them left unreorganized because INPLACE REORG on Inplace reorg on range-partitioned table with a global index is not suppor...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Future consideration

Excessive DBHEAP by BLU compression dictionaries

In current design, when SQL statement accesses a table, the compression and expansion dictionaries of that table will be read into DBHEAP and kept there until database deactivation. For column-based table, the memory consumption may up to 100MB. i...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration