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Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.)

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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 MQ MDC etc.) 1 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 MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

List Partitioning

Allow to partition a table using a list of values (known as list partitioning).
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Victimization of unused compression dictionaries from DBHEAP(RIMS)

Compression and Expansion dictionaries for each object (table, index) remain in memory until database deactivation time. This is problematic because enough DBHEAP must be allocated to host a compression/expansion dictionary for EACH object that is...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Creation of range-partitioned tables during TRANSPORT

Whilst working on a recent pureScale POC with a customer, we came to the stage of upgrading their existing database to pureScale. Existing database had a catalog SMS tablespace. pureScale has a requirement that all tablespaces have to be AUTOMATIC...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Simplify shadow tables replication

Integrate the CDC engine in the DB2 engine and allow to configure the replication with SQL commands.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration