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Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures.(RIMS)

Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures. This would allow an application or view to switch from one version of a routine to another without requiring a coding change.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to limit tablespace objects to specified schema-qualified names(RIMS)

As described in the 'transportable tablespaces' requirement, customer uses � a 1:1 mapping between a schema and it's tablespaces. � They want an option that will allow them to enforce this 1:1 mapping. For example, only objects with schema mys...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enforce index name uniqueness at table level; not at schema level(RIMS)

currently all index names for a partiuclar schema must be unique. This is painful when there are tens of thousands of indexes. They want to be able to use duplicate schema names as long as the name is unique per table that the index is defined on.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Utility to increase a tablespace's page size(RIMS)

currently, this can only be done by recreating the tablespace/tables, and Export/Load all the Data, very onerous.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

wait-for-delay functionality (server side sleep without spinning CPU)(RIMS)

Customer requests the ability to add a server-side sleep function that does not consume CPU or require an external routine. Such a routine would be useful in that it can be added to an SQL procedure to perform a sleep/delay, without having to intr...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

DB2 registry variable granularity(RIMS)

Ability to specify object table and space map rules at a tablespace level (example, DB2_OBJECT_TABLE_ENTRIES at tablespace level).
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

display/report size of individual Index (not whole index object)(RIMS)

At present the size of an index is reported only in aggregate for all indexes on a table. It would be ideal to know the actual index size in bytes per individual index;
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

A REBALANCE utility that rebalances container maps (rather then filling in gaps)(RIMS)

The current REBALANCE utility actually moves extents around from higher stripes to lower stripes to fill in gaps of empty extents. This means that containers are not necessarily 'balanced' (ie. contain the same number of extents) at the end of the...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

way to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default for all CREATE TABLE/INDEX statements.(RIMS)

Customer would like a means to be able to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default behaviour for CREATE TABLE and CREATE INDEX statements. Since the customer's enterprise-data-warehouse database is used by many vendor applications, it's onerous to modify v...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin(RIMS)

1.Write out more info in the db2diag.log as to what server we are hitting when doing group lookups in AD. This would probably require modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin. Today, we receive an error (Cant contact LDAP...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration