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unique where not null' indexes(RIMS)

Customer requested to open a DCR for 'unique where not null' indexes. Can this done? This feature exists in DB2 zOS but not in DB2 LUW. This DCR is already opened for another customer in the US, but as far as I know, it's not possible to 'vote' fo...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration


On DPF only, you can't Load a multi-partition table from an exported file with an IXF format. We've run into this a couple of times when we had to save off data before dropping/recreating a table. I can understand that there may be something in th...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Method to determine ETA to completion of Load copy-image replay(RIMS)

There is currently no method to determine an ETA to completion of the Load 'COPY YES' copy-image replay on Standby or during Rollfwd-Recovery. This is especially important in HADR scenario because while the copy-image is being replayed on Standby,...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Range-Partitioning support for dimensional ranges (not to be confused with MDC)(RIMS)

Customer has use-cases for defining range-partitions across dimensions and not just columns. Currently, DB2 only supports ranges defined across columns (see Discussion section for an example).
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Text Search Synonym Table(RIMS)

Have a way to automatically create this table without typing this. Perhaps a 'gui' or a way to export from an Excel spreadsheet. Anything except to manually type in from a command line. Jeff Mousty State Farm during the Frequency Call with Tim Vin...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

ROLLBACK & CRASH RECOVERY percentage complete display(RIMS)

When a session is forced or rolled back, provide a facility to report percent complete (work done divided by total work). Also required for crash-recovery. It is currently impossible to determine how much longer a rollback or crash-recovery will t...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

db2haicu should handle scenario where not all adapters are defined within the same db2_public_network_0.(RIMS)

see Discussion tab.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

Enable/Disable Query OPT(RIMS)

Ability to enable/disable query optimization for foreign keys at a statement level. Example, many ETL (Extract, Transform, Load) processes utilize SQL statements to verify data integrity when foreign keys are not enforced. In order to return corre...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Session level LOCK TIMEOUT should apply to all lock types.(RIMS)

Currently, the session-level lock timeout only applies to SQLP_TABLE, SQLP_RECORD, SQLP_KEYVALUE, and SQLP_MDCBLOCK. Customer would like this to apply to all locks acquired by the application that set the session-level timeout value.[Michael Snowb...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Enhance Notify Log(RIMS)

Enhance the notify log to include Recovery Status, and don't split lines at 80chars.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration