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Compress statement text before insert in Dynamic Statement Cache

GGDB212006 'Compress' statement text of dynamic SQL statements by removing all unnecessary blanks before inserting in DSC. As a consequence statements have to be 'compressed' before comparing it to statements in DSC
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 accounting SMF101 with reporting class

The absence of report class in DB2 SMF record 101 is cumbersome for capacity management. Report Class is used for workload reporting and accounting. To match SMF 72 (values by report class) with SMF 101 (values by thread, i.e. for userid and other...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Primary Keys should allow NOT TRUSTED

Currently you can create NOT ENFORCED primary keys but the optimizer will then always treat these as trusted. This causes problems when the constraint is violated but a filter includes all PK columns since the engine will return only one row even ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 5 Not under consideration

Online BAR from pureScale to non-purescale

There are many cases that a database on the purescale cluster is needed to move on non-purescale instance. for example,backup, development or DR system . However, oracle does support this.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

overrule the automatic CPU parallelism calculation of LOAD apart from command line

LOAD does an automatic CPU parallelism calculation, if not explicitly specified in the command by the user.To gain max performance, LOAD assumes, it is the only LOAD (and only application) running on the system and consumes nearly all available CP...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

page_age_trgt_mcr should be ONLINE configurable

page_age_trgt_mcr is a kind of successor of SOFTMAX and provides the possibility to control the flushing of modified buffer pool pages to table spaces based on time. Unfortunately page_age_trgt_mcr is just configurable, not configurable ONLINE. Th...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Provide the ability to remove the option of attaching report outputs in Emails

Hi, We would like to have the ability to remove the option of attaching report outputs in the emails generated from Cognos system in Cognos Analytics product. This ability was available in Cognos 10 by updating the ui_hide element in one of the sy...
over 5 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Add session-level reset for monitoring metrics in the MON_GET* table functions

There is no way to reset the metrics reported in the MON_GET* table functions. Please add functionality for resetting these at the session level, much like "RESET MONITOR" does for snapshot monitoring. Yes, there are a dozen ways to code this your...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Break-In for Mass-delete

Enhance the break-in-process so that it also applies for mass deletes and that these deletes can break in into PWFI-transactions bound with RELEASE(DEALLOCATE).
almost 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Provide partition load for multiple partitions

GGDB212007 Provide a parameter for a partition range and/or partition listing like reorg utility does, e.g. -> PART (18:20, 22, 25)
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration