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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
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...
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...
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...
DB2 should allow offloaded backup of SMS tablespace to Tivoli FlashCopy Manager
I have an AVP customer who has a 3TB database upgraded from DB2 v8.x. Most user data tables are in SMS tablespaces. They wish to use Tivoli FlashCopy Manager to take database backup and reduce the time for database restore. However, for SMS tables...
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