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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers

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Turn on reclaimable storage without dropping/recreating the tablespaces

After a migration from db2 9.5 to 10.1, several days passed, and we reached the maximum size of a DMS tablespace of 4K. We moved one table to a different tablespace, but still noticed that the free pages were equal to 0. We tried to execute the al...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Future consideration

Ability to Schedule reports during Certain Days of Month

We were looking for a ability to schedule the reports within a range of a month, like 1st to 10th of each month. Currently in Scheduling options we have either to run 1st day or 2nd day of the month, but could not specify range.
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

Ability to hide default legend of a diagram in Cognos BI

Ability to hide default legend of a diagram in Cognos BI When a conditional palette is created, their is a option to show conditional palette values as legend. The problem is that the legend appears two times, in the default legend and the conditi...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Planned for future release

Ability to archive standby - backup and restore(RIMS)

Jill,Please consider this email as a formal request for enhancement to DB2.Verizon needs the capability to do a DB2 online backup of an HADR standby database, along with a subsequent restore of the database that maintains the database as an HADR s...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

DB2 Connect ACR message when ACR is not configured(RIMS)

This customer finds it is inappropriate for DB2 Connect to log the following ACR (Automatic Client Reroute) message: ADM2508I Client Reroute successful. Hostname/IP Address: hostname/IP address and Service name/Port number: service name/port numbe...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

automatic maintenance backup -> more backup options(RIMS)

My customer asked how he can configure the automatic maintenance backup in detail (for example PARALLELISM or BUFFERS). It seems that this is NOT possible at the moment. You can only configure some simple options like the target path for example, ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

db2haicu branches to maintenance mode.Also menu navigation can be heavy or lead to dead ends(RIMS)

From PMR 90884,077,649: Issue #2: db2haicu branches to maintenance mode when a partial config is in place. A complete db2 / TSA solution includes: 1. DBM CFG parm CLUSTER_MGR being set to TSA 2. the presence of file ~/sqllib/cfg/db2ha.sys Page 4 o...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

display warning message when db2iupdt changes instance type.(RIMS)

Currently, the -k option of db2iupdt can be used to retain the current instance type during instance update. However, since the '-k' option is not default behaviour, if customer forgets to specify it the instance will change to default ese type. (...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Not under consideration

Enable multiple query optimization class

Add a new database configuration parameter to let DB2 the use of several query optimization classes when compiling an sql statement and choose the best access path depending on the query cost. It could be done automatically depending on a fixed th...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

Ability to hide or disable built-in change and growth relative time members in Dynamic Cubes

Cube modeler can't affect to the behavior of built-in relative time members in Dynamic Cubes (Year to Date Change, Year to Date % Growth, QTD Change, QTD % Growth, MTD Change, etc.). Because those calculations are fixed they won't always show the ...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration