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GDPC support for PDTX(RIMS)

I opened this under PureScale since I couldn't find PDTX in the product list. State Farm is building out a new environment(Existing +) that is going to require GDPC support. Currently GDPC support is in Purescale but not in PDTX. Sean Hollingsead
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Not under consideration

REORG TABLE INPLACE does not reclaim space if table compression used(RIMS)

Hi DB2 lab, this customer opened PMR 51051,077,649 to investigate why DB2 was not releasing space from some tables when a reorg table inplace was used. The investigation lead to find out that when a table use compression the free space will not be...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

db2look -xd is not extracting all authorization privileges(RIMS)

Customer is complaining that the -xd option of the db2look utility is not generating all authorization DDLs, ast he DB2 Infocenter states, as the implicit privileges given to PUBLIC for selecting on catalog objects is not extracted. Customer is re...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Need complete OS version information from SYSIBMADM.ENV_SYS_INFO(RIMS)

SYSIBMADM.ENV_SYS_INFO currently only provides OS_VERSION and OS_RELEASE. This is insufficient information for OCM customers because it does not tell them the important part of the version number which is the modification levels. For example, here...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions(RIMS)

1. MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions. To make MQTs feasible for an environment where quick ingest and low data latency is a priority, they cant be REFRESH DEFERRED because of the excessive locking that occurs dur...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Why isn't CLIENT_USERID special register populated correctly by default(RIMS)

The customer was looking to create a table trigger using the CLIENT_USERID special register in order to populate a column that would indicate the actual OS user that last updated or inserted a row in a table. He later found out that this special r...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Hybrid Indexes(RIMS)

I recently inquired with IBM regarding what I am calling hybrid indexes, ie: indexes that reference normal columns as well as nodes within an XML column. This is not currently available, however, in the communications Melanie requested that I pass...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

DB2LOOK  improve dependency order for MQTs/UDFs(RIMS)

DB2LOOK improve dependency order for MQTs/UDFs DB2LOOK does not currently generate view/MQT/UDF in proper dependency order. We have MQTs dependent on views dependent on other MQTs, and DB2LOOK generates all tables (including MQTs) before it genera...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Oracle NUMBER being inserted as NULL(RIMS)

PMR extract: CUSTOMER REP : Tapio Vaattanen 905-413-3930 ENVIRONMENT : UDB/Linux v9.7.3 + special_26292 IBM Data movement Tool (IDMT) PROBLEM : SQL3140W loading Oracle data into DB2. Customer expects DB2 to round up the values to load when using D...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Enhance Granularity; Manageability; and Restartability of Redirected Restores(RIMS)

We need the ability to be able to restart a redirected restore from the point of any failed step rather than going back to the very beginning and rerunning the entire operation. Further we would like the ability to provide container paths without ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration