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Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.)

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Partial indexes or functional index updates

We would like functional/partial indexes, that is indexes that include a where clause. Currently when there is an index that includes a condition we have to put the condition as part of a field (NAME_IS_BLANK) and then include that conditional fie...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 performance - Hash partition table

On the VLDB - Very Large Database environment.DB2 should support hash partition table to improve performance especially pureScale environment.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 Not under consideration

Compression of Primary Key Indexes with Version 10.1 FP 5

While doing some testing with, we noticed that when you create a table compressed, that ALL indexes automatically get compressed. We found out that we have the ability to specify "normal" indexes without compression, but you can not have an uncomp...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 Not under consideration

DB level default table and index compression parameters

Have a database parameter for the default table compression type, and another for the default index compression type.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

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.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ 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 MQ 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.
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 Not under consideration

BLU CDE Online REORG

Currently BLU CDE tables only have the RECLAIM EXTENTS option of REORG enabled. This does not physically move rows and therefore REORG cannot reclaim extents unless 100% of the rows in an extent have been deleted (via deletes or BLU updates). Also...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 4 Future 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