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Provide pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks of Db2 parameters and highlight any deltas

It is currently a best practice that we recommend customers do pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks manually. The request is that this should be performed automatically as part of the Db2 upgrade script itself. Comparing before and after parame...
5 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

As Db2 system / instance administrator, I need to retrieve the list of active databases using SQL

Coming from snapshot monitoring, the goal is to use in-memory monitoring and SQL in the least intrusive way to monitor the health of a Db2 instance and its databases. Right now, this is done by connecting to a non-tenant dummy database and running...
8 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Future consideration

Enabling Restrict on Drop clause logic in create table command for db2 LUW

There is a feature called "Restrict on Drop" that should be used by the database designers while creating a table for the db2 LUW database 1) If a database designer uses this "Restrict on Drop" clause for the creation of the table then the t...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 7 Not under consideration

db2diag.log change ZRC=0x82100101 Sever and Error message to Informational

IBM support has informed us that the following messages can be ignored, if so, then they should not appear as "Severe" or "Error" in db2diag.log, suggest we change them to "Info": MESSAGE : ZRC=0x82100101=-2112880383=SQLP_LOG_NOT_ACTIVE "Log need...
3 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 2

Add the ability to control db2sqljcustomize behavior on untyped host variables and prevent silent data type conversion

We modernize a banking database application originally written in COBOL by migrating the functionality into a new written Java application. During this application migration we noticed that there is an issue with unexpected/unwanted data type con...
4 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Allow DBM CFG FEDERATED YES ONLINE configurable

Allow DBM CFG FEDERATED YES ONLINE configurable Db2 federation is activated by: UPDATE DATABASE MANAGER CONFIGURATION USING FEDERATED YES To use federation it is necessary to stop/start database manager. Please make it possible to activate federat...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

DMC Needs to update DB2 Version that is reported after a DB2 upgrade/patch is applied

DMC is not picking-up and reporting the upgraded version of DB2 after applying a patch. It continues to report the version upon initial connection setup. A manual reconnect of each database connection in DMC will update the level reported; however...
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

External Tables support on Windows

I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 1 Future consideration

Parallel log file archival and retrieval

Log archival / retrieval is performed by a single thread. This can lead to log archival stuck e.g. if log file need to be retrieved to be added to online backup include logs. This is also problematic if multiple log files need to be retrieved duri...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Future consideration

IBM DB Python Driver: Support for wheels and smaller module

It would be great to have some form of binary distribution of this Db2 driver for Python. It would simplify building Docker containers and help reducing the container size and setup time.
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Future consideration