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allow "COMMENT ON" statement to add comments longer than 254-char to 2000

254-char long field too small to store comments attached to added objects (views, nicknames, columns, indices) when apps migrated from ORACLE to DB2
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

BLU should tolerate Tools and Applications which are currently not BLU-aware

We currently employ with the introduction of db2 v10.5 BLU for our DWH. Our plan is to store almost all data in columns store. Just in exceptional cases tables should be stored row oriented. That's why we have set the registry variable DB2_WORKLOA...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Not under consideration

Improve poor query compilation performance due to long lock list traversal in DB2 10.1 and later

Beginning with DB2 LUW 10.1 DGTT-referencing DML started to take catalog locks and therefore we have to free them and potentially traverse long lock chain if the DML is a part of a long-running transaction potentially holding millions of locks. Th...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Regulation of the transport objects by data source per pureScale cluster within the JVM.

This requirement was raised in the old IBM requirement system in 2011. The requirement id was R2PRO00006740. The connection from JVM(WebSphere) connection pool- JCC driver - Global transport pool into the agent of UDB pure scale. The requirement i...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW to have option to ignore QUERYNO clause of SQL on DB2 z/OS

The client has many SQL for z/DB2 production environment with QUERYNO clause like the following sample.    SELECT /* Comment */           A_ID,           A_NAME       FROM           A_MASTER       WHERE           ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Reorg: Improve Lock Contention

Enhance Reorg:--> Reorg ... allow read access with range partitioned tables--> Options to avoid lock timeouts ---> specify max time for swap phase, restart delay for non-succeeding swap phase, deadline for reorg completion ---> allow i...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

deferring index creation with an option to not have to log the rebuild

This was originally opened in Aug 2013 RIMS database (as 8556) In Aug 2013 one of the ids-System customers, an insurance company, had to do an offline table reorg, which had to rebuild index at the end. This is an HADR customer, so index is fully ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

need to provide a RENAME SCHEMA statement (other database products provide this)

Need RENAME SCHEMA other databases other than DB2 LUW (i.e. MaxDB from SAP) provide a statement RENAME SCHEMA to rename a schema like a RENAME TABLESPACE/TABLE/INDEX. Needed on all supported operating systems.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

make db2.o and db2_64.o (odbc usage) part of the distribution and updates/upgrades

The information center documents how to extract shr.o of shr_64.o and move it to db2.o or db2_64.o. ' .luw.apd...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Database sharding

The customer is considering to deploy multi-active system cross multiple sites, the distance among sites might be more than 1000km. The data could be distributed by hash, and rarely cross site data access by transaction/query. DPF might be a good ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration