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

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Reorg: detailed information about Reorg incluiding a time/percent prediction to complete the all process

There is no way to find out how long the Reorg process or some steps will take, specially for big tables.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Lock data partition

Currently it is merely possible to lock a complete table by means of the "lock table" statement. However, for range partitioned tables, it would be beneficial to be able to lock a specific data partition. That is, a statement like: “lock data pa...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Block locking for U/D on MDC when LOCKSIZE=BLOCKINSERT

Block locking is done for INSERTs on MDC tables when LOCKSIZE = BLOCKINSERT, which is a great benefit for memory usage, and allow to parallelize treatments for different dimensions. However, this is unsufficient, because treatments do also Update/...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

List Partitioning

Allow to partition a table using a list of values (known as list partitioning).
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, 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, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Wrap tables

Create a new type of table based on the size or on the time.create table packagevent (.... ) with history based 1 year on event_timestamp / 1Gb. It could be an ITC table. The oldest data / extent are automatically reused when new data is added and...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

UNIQUE INDEXES over BIGINT column can't be compressed

unique indexes over id columns (bigint) are not compressed whereas the same unique index over decimal column gets compressedindex compression for unique indexes is urgently needed to reduce disk and memory footprint
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, 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
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Allow more then 8bytes for DATABASE NAME.(RIMS)

Database names are currently limited to 8 characters (bytes) in size. This is painful when dealing with hundreds/thousands of databases.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Parallel index creation for partitions of a partitioned-table(RIMS)

[JPMC EDW] Currently, a create-index statement with the PARTITIONED clause will process each partition sequentially. Ideally DB2 would perform this with some degree of parallelism. Currently, this can be accomplished by detaching the individual pa...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration