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Truncate incompatible with online backup command

Db2 online backup for warehouse environments running longer depending on database size, online backup command have a lock incompatibility with Truncate table command which is says backup is not fully online. This should be one essential feature th...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 5 Future consideration

Allow upgrade of PureScale release or version without service outage

In DB2 for LUW in a PureScale configuration when applying a FixPack it is possible to do it without stopping the whole PureScale by applying the fix in a rolling mode, node by node and activating the change at the end . However this is not possibl...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

implicit GRANT EXECUTE to SYSMON authority for all monitor routines(RIMS)

Customer has to grant the EXECUTE privilege on the monitoring functions to a user who already has the SYSMON authority. They would expect that a user of the SYSMON_GROUP holds this privilege implicitly. This looks like a restriction to the monitor...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Security 1 Not under consideration

Provide LOBS support for columns over 32kb

There is currently no LOBS support for columns over 32kb in BigSQL Hadoop tables. For column which size is over 32KB, there's a limitation on the DDL when creating the table (maximum size is 32672), hence whole data/string couldn't be retrieved wh...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / BigSQL 0 Future consideration

API call to retrieve patch/fix information for any product

Currently we have to check for the existence of any new fixes for all vendor products we support. This is a manual process which is time consuming. Additionally the information requested for compliance doesn't exactly match up with what we can ret...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Add Support for Redhat 8 for DB2

We have customers who want to run on Redhat 8 and are not able to do so, this limits our ability to offer solutions to a wider audience.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Functionality already exists

ONLINE REORG INDEX without logging for HADR

Our Application:24x7. HADR synchronous. LOGINDEXBUILD=ON because of HADR. We have large tables with lots of indexes required for performance reasons. Current problem:We are unable to run online REORG indexes for large tables as this overwhelms our...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Not under consideration

Incremental backup of LOBS

Incremental backup of db2 should do INCREMENTAL backup of Large Objects (Blobs, Clobs etc). I am referencing this two limitations: 1. If a table space contains long field or large object data and an incremental backup is taken, all of the long fie...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Enable consistent export - implement MVCC

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almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW Allow Online (Mostly) Index Creation

Hello IBM, Currently whenever we create an index on a table we see significant number of lock timeouts for the applications. We are running a pureScale cluster and not able to create Indexes ONLINE. Pain points: We use DB2 LUW pureScale...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 3 Not under consideration