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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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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

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

Utility to increase a tablespace's page size(RIMS)

currently, this can only be done by recreating the tablespace/tables, and Export/Load all the Data, very onerous.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Enforce index name uniqueness at table level; not at schema level(RIMS)

currently all index names for a partiuclar schema must be unique. This is painful when there are tens of thousands of indexes. They want to be able to use duplicate schema names as long as the name is unique per table that the index is defined on.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to limit tablespace objects to specified schema-qualified names(RIMS)

As described in the 'transportable tablespaces' requirement, customer uses � a 1:1 mapping between a schema and it's tablespaces. � They want an option that will allow them to enforce this 1:1 mapping. For example, only objects with schema mys...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Allow more then 8bytes for DATABASE NAME.(RIMS)

Database names are currently limited to 8 characters (bytes) in size. This is painful when dealing with hundreds/thousands of databases.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures.(RIMS)

Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures. This would allow an application or view to switch from one version of a routine to another without requiring a coding change.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

View invalid but be able to check if the dependant object(RIMS)

If an object that a view is dependant on (table, UDF etc) is dropped Rather than becoming permanently inoperable the view should become invalid but be able to check if the dependant object has been restored the next time it is accessed. If the dep...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Ability to change an attribute on a cluster index(RIMS)

Verizon would like the ability to change an attribute on a cluster index without having to drop and recreate the inex. They need to avoid a rebind. IDS has this functionality. Ref PMR07542,442,000 Benefit: Verizon needs to avoid having to bring do...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Parallel I/O work on indexes for SQL Inserts.(RIMS)

it would be wonderful to have parallel I/O work on indexes for SQL Inserts. For instance, a table with 6 indexes, A SQL insert is sent to DB2 from an app program,,, The Insert takes place on the data page, now the RID is known and can be used in p...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration