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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

Add ldrDataRdr to the diagnostic trace collection for problem resolution

Add the ldrDataRdr log files into the diagnostic trace package gathered for IDAA issues.
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Solaris Service Management Facility (SMF) should be supported by (RIMS)

Headline cont... DB2 9.7 to stop/start the instances instead of using db2fmcd/db2fmd. Description- Following is a request I received a few months ago. I did than classify the request as one that would never happen, but it turned out customer insis...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to configure threshold for trigger to automatic resize(RIMS)

Some IT service providers for the financial industry in Germany have a high degree of automation. They are using AUTORESIZE for tablespaces. Unfortunately, the threshold cannot be specified and DB2 only extends the tablespace when it is full. In s...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration