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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

SQL0437W warning should be eliminated(RIMS)

This customer is receiving the SQL0437W warning when the DB2 optimizer changes strategies, this warning makes applications and scripts fail. He is one of many customers complaining that it makes application and script fail. This warning should not...
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

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

SQL0659N message should identify object and limit reached(RIMS)

'SQL0659N Maximum size of a table reached' In above message SQL0659N the customer would like the object identified with it's name or Object ID and Tablespace ID as well a what was the limit reached (64GB, 256GB...). This is in order to identify th...
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

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

Display port# in db2diag.log startup msg.(RIMS)

------=Customer Information=------ Deutscher Sparkassen Verlag, Finanz-Informatik heribert.gausmann@f-i.de +49 251 288 33436 ---------------------------------- During db2start a set of environment info is written into db2diag.log, e.g. installed m...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

implicit GRANT EXECUTE to SYSMON authority for all monitor routines(RIMS)

Customer has to grant the EXECUTE privilege on the monitoring functions to a user who already has the SYSMON authority. They would expect that a user of the SYSMON_GROUP holds this privilege implicitly. This looks like a restriction to the monitor...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring / Security 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