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Online ALTER TABLE ability to rename column; change nullability; drop col.; etc.(RIMS)

Customer wants ALTER TABLE to be more robust. Specifically, the ability to rename a table's column, drop a column, change nullibility and other unsupported attributes. � To accomplish this now the table must be recreated and repopulated, which i...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

In-memory metrics support for (container map reorg stats)(RIMS)

Customer would like to move away from Snapshot monitoring (they hit issues recently where Snapshot latches were holding up other work on the system) but cannot because some information is not yet available via in-memory metrics table functions. Cu...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

LIST INDOUBT TRANSACTIONS via an SQLsnapshot.(RIMS)

Currently, indoubt transactions can only be queried using a command line ''LIST INDOUBT TRANSACTIONS'. Customer requests an SQL snapshot method of returning this information (since using a command line option is too clumsy and hard to automate).
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Event Monitor Support for XA(RIMS)

State Farm has found the current Event Monitor doesnt produce reliable results and the lab has confirmed that this is true. In a future release they would want the Event Monitor to work with XA transactions without any restrictions and be able to ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

sqldbdir & sqlnodir owned by regular user / Security exposure (RIMS)

PMR 44825,035,649 db2icrt creates a directory ~/sqllib with 775 permissions for a new instance. It does not 'bother' to intially create directories ~/sqllib/sqldbdir, ~/sqllib/sqlnodir and ~/sqllib/sqlgwdir. If dbm cfg is updated with a group for ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Certify DB2 10.1 FP 4 with using XLC V12.1

The customer, Mizuho Bank, will use DB2 10.1 FP 4 with using XLC V12.1 in the project "Next Generation System - Main Hub" from May 2015. The customer uses both DB2 10.1 FP 4 and XLC V12.1 as their standard version in thier other projects, and cann...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Improvement in the command get diagnostics

Improve the command get diagnostics command so that we can access through variables to the following information : - the statement SQL text - the package name, stored procedure specific name- the instance name, database name- the value of the host...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Vmotion support for pureScale

Currently State Farm uses Vmotion 5.5 in their VMware environment, which enables the live migration of running virtual machines from one physical server to another with zero downtime in their VMware environment. PureScale currently does not suppor...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Creation of range-partitioned tables during TRANSPORT

Whilst working on a recent pureScale POC with a customer, we came to the stage of upgrading their existing database to pureScale. Existing database had a catalog SMS tablespace. pureScale has a requirement that all tablespaces have to be AUTOMATIC...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for Oracle functions after compatibility vector is set to ORA

1. DB2 does not support sys_guid() function even after oracle vector is being set. 2. DB2 does not support DBMS_SESSION 3. FROM_TZ function is not supported. 4. REGEXP_REPLACE is not supported
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 3 Not under consideration