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wait-for-delay functionality (server side sleep without spinning CPU)(RIMS)

Customer requests the ability to add a server-side sleep function that does not consume CPU or require an external routine. Such a routine would be useful in that it can be added to an SQL procedure to perform a sleep/delay, without having to intr...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

DB2 registry variable granularity(RIMS)

Ability to specify object table and space map rules at a tablespace level (example, DB2_OBJECT_TABLE_ENTRIES at tablespace level).
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

display/report size of individual Index (not whole index object)(RIMS)

At present the size of an index is reported only in aggregate for all indexes on a table. It would be ideal to know the actual index size in bytes per individual index;
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

A REBALANCE utility that rebalances container maps (rather then filling in gaps)(RIMS)

The current REBALANCE utility actually moves extents around from higher stripes to lower stripes to fill in gaps of empty extents. This means that containers are not necessarily 'balanced' (ie. contain the same number of extents) at the end of the...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

way to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default for all CREATE TABLE/INDEX statements.(RIMS)

Customer would like a means to be able to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default behaviour for CREATE TABLE and CREATE INDEX statements. Since the customer's enterprise-data-warehouse database is used by many vendor applications, it's onerous to modify v...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin(RIMS)

1.Write out more info in the db2diag.log as to what server we are hitting when doing group lookups in AD. This would probably require modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin. Today, we receive an error (Cant contact LDAP...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Since proc_priocntl is required to be documented in Installation;Upgrade;Solaris Pre-Reqs and(RIMS)

Headline cont.. outside of just WLM documentation Description-See PMR45988 Verizon took a performance outage because proc_priocntl was not set. They had no way of knowing that it should be. It is only mentioned under Workload Manager in the DB2 do...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Security at a granular level(RIMS)

security at a more granular level. Want loadforce, alter not logged initially, refresh, etc without having to grant control, dbadmn. And load at the table level NOT database. High. Lisa Lagrow
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Add functionality during database migration to allow existing tablespaces to be reduced automatically(RIMS)

In V9.7, the internal structure of a tablespace has been slightly changed to allow a better way to reduce its space when it is no more needed. This is externalized by a new option in the 'ALTER TABLESPACE' command : 'REDUCE [MAX]' The point is tha...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Added statement text filtering on MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT in DB2 LUW for OPM and OTS tools(RIMS)

MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT CHANGE: Ability to filter out SQL statements (e.g. Cognos-generated reporting SQL statements) before getting Top N SQL statements for OTS Description: OTS needs to perform Top N reporting on some metric in package cache, but...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration