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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

Expand db2pd -reorgs index to cover index rebuilds

Currently, there is no way to monitor index rebuild progress using db2pd. It will be useful for customers to be able to monitor index rebuild progress as they do for index reorgs (db2pd -reorgs index).
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 1 Not under consideration

Perform rebuild of each index (for a table) in its own transaction

In the current design, all the index rebuilds for a table are performed within the same transaction (as the action that triggered them). If the transaction is interrupted (e.g. user interrupt or dropped session), then the entire transaction is rol...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 2 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

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

Enhancements of the package cache monitoring

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

List Partitioning

Allow to partition a table using a list of values (known as list partitioning).
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Read access on the database in rollforward pending

Enable to select a table when a database is still in rollforward pending (at the end of a rollforward without the clause stop or complete)
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

R2PRO00006892 - include a matching timestamp for a given activity record in all the tables

Farmers currently retains 4+1 rolling months of WLM activity data involving the following WLM tables, and we would like to add a 'date' column having a default valude current timestamp in these 3 tables: - ACTIVITY_DB2ACTIVITIES_V97 - ACTIVITYMETR...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

WLM monitor and control total private sortheap usage

Concurrent private sortheap heavy queries run out of system memory and cause systems reboot. ISAS 7700 environment with DB2 v10.1 FP4 on AIX. There are 16 physical nodes running 122 database partitions. The catalog node and coordinator are on one ...
over 8 years ago in Db2 / Workload Management 0 Not under consideration