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Locally defined functions within stored procedures and user defined functions

Since Db2 10.1 it is possible to define locally defined types and procedures. In many situations locally defined functions are missing.
8 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Ability to execute Pacemaker status and version commands as a non-root user

In TSA the following commands can be executed as a non-root user to check the status and get the version: lsrpdomain lsrpnode lssam samversion Pacemaker commands require root access to execute. A DB2 DBA may not have root access to execute Pacemak...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve the way HADR retrieve light scan on standby deals with failures such as DISK FULL

When DB2 HADR Standby is behind 2-3TB, it retrieves all files from archives to active log file system and makes the file system full. Standby replays one log file at a time and hence, retrieving thousands of files ahead slows down the replays, mak...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Db2 Templates should support defered tape Mounts

We use a VTL for our Tape Environment. For a VTL it is recommended by IBM to use UNIT=(TAPE,,DEFER) in all Jobs. DB2 uses templates to generate JCL. In this templates it is not possible to code a DEFER parameter. Is there a way to solve this dilemma?
8 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Improved Db2 backup thread (db2bm and db2med) binding/distribution on NUMA systems

On a large NUMA systems with a very fast storage and a fast backup target memory affinity might affect backup time as well as the overall system performance during the activity. Currently, with the Db2's automatic thread NUMA binding (DB2_RESOURCE...
9 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

Automate SSL certificate refreshing after CP4D self-signed certificates are renewed (Db2, DV)

I think the SSL certificate refreshes for Db2 and Data Virtualization described below are about internal CP4D communication. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=tddw-updating-db2-ssl-certificate-after-cloud-pak-data-self-si...
9 months ago in Db2 0 Future consideration

Enable db2 to use SVCENAME only as a resync port, not allowing connections to this port

We expect that credentials are properly secured on the network. Db2 LUW will allow part of these credentials to be not properly secured in certain situations. Due to this, we need to convert all of our connections to be SSL connections. But in the...
9 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Future consideration

Encryption utility for RSP files

Goal: create RSP (response) file to install Db2 LUW on multiple systems, but allow for customization of the password for the instance owner without having to go through the GUI installer for each, and avoid displaying the password in plain text in...
9 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Application Object Space Limit Monitoring - Batch Alerting

We currently have an in-house written tool (in Rexx) that batch reports daily on any of our application objects across our Db2 Z/OS production estate that might be approaching theoretical dataset size / partition limits; so that we can pro-activel...
9 months ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Future consideration

Add "IF EXISTS" syntax to all DROP statements

More and more SQL is stored in repositories and needs to be applied in odd places and orders. One syntax element that supports this is the "IF EXISTS" on a drop statement. This causes a statement to not count as a failure if it finds no object to ...
9 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration