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Error DIA3202C in db2diag.log does not include database name

getting an error in db2diag.log that a connection to a database ist not possible because of a TCP/IP call does not work. In our case a connection to a remote database should be established, which was already dropped. But there is no database name ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Hibernate dialect / optimize for 1 rows

Allow / work with the hibernate community to add the clause optimize for 1 rows in the hibernate db2 dialect.
over 7 years ago in Db2 0 Not under consideration

alter package explain no / yes

Allow to change the explain option of a package using alter package or rebind package
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Multi Temperature Storage support for pureScale

Alter tablespace using STOGROP is not currently supported in a pureScale environement. The request is relieving this restriction.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Create a storage group in a specific database partition group.

After discussing with Pavel Sustr & Quentin Presley there is current no plans to for this hence the request. I'm copied the initial e-mail request. Is there any plan to allow storage group definition, in DPF, to apply to a particular dbpart gr...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

New privilege for IMPORT into a restrictive database

Granting DATAACCESS authority works but is not a desirable option as the user would get access to all tables. Granting CONTROL or INSERT/SELECT, without DATAACCESS, returns SQL0551N. As a result customers are left on their own to pursue and figure...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) / Security 0 Not under consideration

Defaut DATA BUFFER value in LOAD.

Wells Fargo requested if it possible to come up with a lower default value for DATA BUFFER without specifying DATA BUFFER in the load command. For example a registry variable like LOAD_DEFAULT_DATA_BUFFER=1000 that would take effect whenever the l...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enhancements for SSV backup of a DPF database

This is a request from Wells Fargo Bank to enhance the SSV backup of DPF databases. 1. Throttle the execution of a SSV backup by specifying the number of database partitions to concurrently execute a backup on each physical server. 2. Being able t...
over 7 years ago in Db2 0 Not under consideration

Allow users to force their own connections.

Allow users without sysadm,sysctrl or sysmaint to force their own connections. Attaching e-mail thread on the topic: Walid Rjaibi/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA07/31/09 09:46 AM To Hebert Pereyra/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA cc Dimitri Milionis/Phoenix/IBM@IBMUS Subject...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Alert user about abnormal tablespaces on standby

In a HADR configuration typically customers use db2pd -hadr on the standby to monitor the state. On the standby if there is a problem with one of the tablespaces it'll be marked invalid and future log records against the tablespace will be skipped...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration