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Evolved dictionary

Affected Product: Db2WoC Evolved dictionary - dictionaries evolve automatically to better quality and data be recompressed without user intervention. GEICO and some other customers like Bank of America (BofA) have been requesting this feature for ...
8 months ago in Db2 0 Future consideration

Building better quality dictionaries while doing CTAS in Warehouse SaaS / CP4D SaaS

Product affected: Db2 Warehouse on Cloud Feature affected : CTAS is a Db2 statement - CREATE TABLE AS functionality (CTA) Overview GEICO sees very bad compression as compared to Netezza. Its been observed that currently CTAS uses only the first pa...
8 months ago in Db2 0 Future consideration

Ease use of ROS in high volume transaction system utilizing DGTT on Primary db

Trying to utilize ROS to offload reports and heavy queries from Primary Database. Hence we should be able to scale the workload on the Primary, once these are moved away form here. But does not work out for us. Queries are getting forced off often...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Is a defect

Bufferpool and tablespace creation authority to DBADM

Create of a tablespace and bufferpool requires SYS* authorities. It made sense in earlier days when SYS folks needed to create filesystem, mount point etc. With automatic storage enabled database, it makes a perfect sense to delegate these authori...
8 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Change the "Pending Backup State" to NO when backup is done to /dev/null

There can be situations where customer wants to switch from circular logging to Archival logging and vice versa. Currently, when a switch from Circular Logging to Archive Logging is requested, Db2 sets the database state in "Backup Pending" state ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 7 Functionality already exists

Editing a job: showing job name on all "Edit job" screens

It would be nice to show the job name on every "Edit job" screen. Currently, the job name is shown on the 1st and 3rd screens (Define and Finish) but not on the 2nd screen (Select databases).
8 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

Ability to copy an existing monitoring profile

It would be nice to be able to create a new monitoring profile from an existing one then modify it to meet our needs. This option is available in Data Server Manager but not in DMC.
8 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

DB2 Upgrades in rolling fashion

Problem Statement: At present we are following IBM process to upgrade db2 hadr servers: Current IBM process involves an...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Future consideration

Display the prefetch wait time metrics in the monreport.dbsummary stored procedure .

The idea will be very useful in deciding the prefetcher performance in the database which helps in reducing the I/O usage in the system. What is this prefetch wait time and when it occurs?(DB2LUW performance) Prefetcheers are very important EDU's ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Monitoring 2 Functionality already exists

DB2 LUW Audit does not capture failed access attempts on restricted tables

Many customers have restricted tables where very few select users will have read/write access. These tables need to be monitored through various means to report all access attempts on the tables. DB2 audit is able to capture only the successful ac...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 2 Future consideration