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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 ...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Improve performance of DB2 BLU

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over 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Automate life cycle management of data

For the most OLTP system, some table only keep data for a period of time. We are looking for support to automate the management of this by DB2, ie. auto-prune older data.
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 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 8 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 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 8 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Intermediate commit in singleton delete / insert / update

Add a new WITH clause to store the commit interval which will triggers intermediate commits in the mass delete / insert / update.
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

db2move copy option for partitioned tablespaces

Please implement tablespace map for db2move copy option for partitioned tables, the above pmr has more details on the issue. db2move accepts a tablespace map, but if the souce database has a partitioned table it just fails with a syntax error when...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

Automatic propagation of a significant application name

When a java program connects to the database, the application name is usually db2jcc_application. This behavior can be overridden by setting the appropriate properties in the DB2 driver. Unfortunately, it is rarely done (from my experience). It co...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Restore only data

It should be allowed to restore only the data of a table if the data and indexes of a table are stored in different tablespaces.
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

Enhancements of the package cache monitoring

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over 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration