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Adjust F2 criteria for AUTO_REORG on adaptive compressed tables

AUTO_REORG uses reorgchk output, like F2 criteria. The problem is that F2 does not take into account pagelevel dictionary. The size can be important, like 5K out of a 16K page, and therefore F2 criteria is always below the 70%... and tables will k...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Change output from command GET DBM CFG

The output from the command 'get dbm cfg' without the option 'show detail' is misleading in that in shows the 'wrong' values for parameters that have been changed but needs an instance restart. It could be solved by changing the output to use the ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Avoid SQL1246N for incremental backup

This sqlcode SQL1246N is send by DB2 during an incremental backup each time a new tablespace has been created and no full backup of this tablespace has been done. It shoud be more interesting to switch automatically for this tablespace from the in...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Be able to DROP "restore pending" TABLESPACES supporting RP tables after RESTORE REBUILD

After RESTORE REBUILD of a slice of Prod DB into Pre-Prod DB, it is impossible to drop "Restore Pending" tablespaces supporting RP tables, you get SQL0282N. You can't detach "unrestored" partitions into junk either SQL0290N. So you are stuck and t...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

More heavy use of fetch first n rows to optimize the statement

see attachments (error of the server when submitting the RFE)
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Change PureScale GPFS NSD Name at installation time

The Network Shared Disk (NSD) default names are created using the db2icrt command can't be changed at installation time. There is no stanza file to change the NSD default nomenclature.Our payment for our customers refers to unique "vgnames". This ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

Online move CF/Member for pureScale

Online move CF/Member to new machine
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Asynchronous activation

Design a new db2 database configuration variable to put the database available very quickly following an ACTIVATE command. As far as I understand, the database activation can last a long time due to the control of the tablespaces. It will be inter...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 1 Not under consideration

Compatibility mode / new function mode

Enable compatibility mode and new function mode like DB2 z/OS. The compatibility mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version without using the new features. The new function mode will allow to use the binaries of a new db2 version and...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Enable consistent export - implement MVCC

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over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration