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need to provide a RENAME SCHEMA statement (other database products provide this)

Need RENAME SCHEMA other databases other than DB2 LUW (i.e. MaxDB from SAP) provide a statement RENAME SCHEMA to rename a schema like a RENAME TABLESPACE/TABLE/INDEX. Needed on all supported operating systems.
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

make db2.o and db2_64.o (odbc usage) part of the distribution and updates/upgrades

The information center documents how to extract shr.o of shr_64.o and move it to db2.o or db2_64.o. ' .luw.apd...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

add option to bypass disk space check for the installer ids_install

The installer needs an option to bypass the file space check.
about 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 1 Not under consideration

[User Interface and Configuration] EGO - Configuration - XSD file dependenices require internet access

running the following command requires internet access:wsdl2java -uri EGO_registration_soam.wsdl wsdl2java -uri EGO_users_soam.wsdl wsdl2java -uri Soam.wsdl We don't want any dependencies outside of FreddieMac, so all XSD files(including the depen...
about 8 years ago in Spectrum Symphony / Version 5.2 4 Not under consideration

Database sharding

The customer is considering to deploy multi-active system cross multiple sites, the distance among sites might be more than 1000km. The data could be distributed by hash, and rarely cross site data access by transaction/query. DPF might be a good ...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Enhanced flexibility for SYSMON_GROUP

Some privileges like SYSMON (or SYSADM, SYSCTRL and SYSMAINT) are only available in DBM CFG for OS group members. We can imagine the following scenerio to enhance flexibilty for those priviliges:Allow adding additional OS groupse.g. db2 update dbm...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Automate life cycle management of data

For the most OLTP system, some table only keep data for a period of time. We are looking for support to automate the management of this by DB2, ie. auto-prune older data.
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 1 Not under consideration

pureScale async duplexing to secondary CF

CMB is planning to use GDPC in 2 sites which distance is about 50km. The round-trip response time is about 400 microseconds, so the delay on transfer to 2nd CF is too expensive.
about 8 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 2 Not under consideration

SQLHOSTS groups connect to non-primary

Include at SQLHOSTS options specific for groups to allow connection for non-pimary serversSomething like : conn_sec = 1 Then , the client will be able to connect at any server of the group, no matter if it is Primary / HDR / RSS / SDS. ... Today i...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

Refresh for SSL Listeners (reload certificates)

Today, until current version (12.10 xC4) isn't possible to update/replace/implement a SSL certificate without restart the engine. This RFE include two related feature : 1) Allow stop/start SOCSSL listeners using command "onmode -P" and with this r...
over 8 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration