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Formula-based MAX_QUERYDEGREE settings.

MAX_QUERYDEGREE allows to specify the maximum degree of parallelism for a query. The setting of ANY is usually to aggressive for typical Db2 SAP systems. Specifying an absolute value has the disadvantage of having to adjust the parameter for every...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Check log files during log archival

To detect as early as possible that there are storage issues or file system issues in log dir, checking the checksum of log files during log archival would help to identify issues early, fix the issue and allow to take a new backup to get database...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

DB2 CLI connect to remote database with encrypted password file

The DB2 CLI command line does not provide a way to use an encrypted credentials file to connect remote DB2 databases.The idea is to have a similar solution like the encryped password file for SQL/Q-Replication.The replication tool asnpwd can creat...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Page-level recovery request.

DB2 is not able to repair a single bad page, i.e. to perform a page-level recovery.This causes a downtime because the only solution is the execution of the OFFLINE procedures, like RESTORE/RECOVER/db2dart.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

Display server uptime in db2start summary written to db2diag.log

In addition to details about CPU and RAM that are currently reported in db2diag.log during db2start, include the server uptime duration.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 1 Not under consideration

Redesign of cleanup on remote cursor load of LOB data

Customer migrated from DB2 9.1 on Solaris to DB2 9.7 onLinux. As restore is not supported between different endianarchitecture, load by remote cursor was used for datamovement. There was one single table storing about 400 GB ofLOB data (BLOB), tot...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

Recommend/evaluate indexes – more information for each index

This is a point for tuning with indexes -> Tuning with indexes is still very common and useful. While using recommend and evaluate indexes it is possible to investigate each recommended index by updating USE_INDEX column in the table ADVISE_IND...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Call REST API triggered from DB

Currently we use external script to call APIs on data in DB and write back the result. Instead of using external script (Python, R, Node JS) to take data from the DB and call REST API and then write back the result to DB, it would be a great impro...
over 3 years ago in Db2 2 Planned for future release

Online Reorg takes 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete

Note - case id TS000861837 (it won't let me inter this in the pmr)See example provided in pmr.Some table take more than 10 times the size of the table in logs to complete.There seems to be very little in the way of documentation that I or the pmr ...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Not under consideration

MON_GET_CONNECTION is lacking CODEPAGE of connection

A 3rd party application connects to Db2 and we get SQL0302. The 3rd party vendor figures out, it is a double conversion to UTF-8One of the most valuable debugging informations was the codepage of the connection to the database, which is available ...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration