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

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Support for "every" in the "alter table add partition" to add multiple partitions

The "create table" statement supports this syntax to create a table with multiple partitions: CREATE TABLE DOCUMENTS ( ID INTEGER, CONTENTS VARCHAR(10)) PARTITION BY RANGE (ID)(STARTING 1 ENDING 1000 EVERY 100) This will create a table with 10 par...
3 months ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Table Partition creation auto extension Functionality

Today DB2 doesn’t provide the auto table partition extension Functionality. We would like to have the Functionality available, could you please let us know if this is feasible and if yes how soon it would be available. This is Functionality is ava...
10 months ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

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

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

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

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

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...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Hybrid blu column / row tables

Create a new table type wich allow to mix row / column organized table.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to configure threshold for trigger to automatic resize(RIMS)

Some IT service providers for the financial industry in Germany have a high degree of automation. They are using AUTORESIZE for tablespaces. Unfortunately, the threshold cannot be specified and DB2 only extends the tablespace when it is full. In s...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

RP Tables syntax

If the “INDEX IN” option is left off the index goes in the default TSP. There is no way to change this later
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration