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way to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default for all CREATE TABLE/INDEX statements.(RIMS)

Customer would like a means to be able to make 'COMPRESS YES' the default behaviour for CREATE TABLE and CREATE INDEX statements. Since the customer's enterprise-data-warehouse database is used by many vendor applications, it's onerous to modify v...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin(RIMS)

1.Write out more info in the db2diag.log as to what server we are hitting when doing group lookups in AD. This would probably require modifications to both the Tivoli APIs and the IBMLDAPgroups plugin. Today, we receive an error (Cant contact LDAP...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Since proc_priocntl is required to be documented in Installation;Upgrade;Solaris Pre-Reqs and(RIMS)

Headline cont.. outside of just WLM documentation Description-See PMR45988 Verizon took a performance outage because proc_priocntl was not set. They had no way of knowing that it should be. It is only mentioned under Workload Manager in the DB2 do...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

Security at a granular level(RIMS)

security at a more granular level. Want loadforce, alter not logged initially, refresh, etc without having to grant control, dbadmn. And load at the table level NOT database. High. Lisa Lagrow
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Add functionality during database migration to allow existing tablespaces to be reduced automatically(RIMS)

In V9.7, the internal structure of a tablespace has been slightly changed to allow a better way to reduce its space when it is no more needed. This is externalized by a new option in the 'ALTER TABLESPACE' command : 'REDUCE [MAX]' The point is tha...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Added statement text filtering on MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT in DB2 LUW for OPM and OTS tools(RIMS)

MON_GET_PKG_CACHE_STMT CHANGE: Ability to filter out SQL statements (e.g. Cognos-generated reporting SQL statements) before getting Top N SQL statements for OTS Description: OTS needs to perform Top N reporting on some metric in package cache, but...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Not under consideration

Analytical Database(Structured; Unstructured; BigData)(RIMS)

State Farm is looking for a flexible database platform where any analytics can be performed (structured, unstructured data, big data.). They are wanting 1 database that can combine what DB2, Neteeza and BigInsights are able to accomplish. They tol...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Not under consideration

AIX IOCP activation should be optional(RIMS)

Currently, when you install DB2 10.1 on AIX, it assumes that you want to use IOCP. But not only does it default DB2_USE_IOCP to ON, it also turns on IOCP at the AIX level. Some customers (including us) have bad experiences of IOCP and do not want ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Operating System/Virtualization 0 Not under consideration

Federated environment;connections to SQL server.(RIMS)

Customer wants to have the 'check connection on open' feature in the DB2 client driver, like it exist on the the AS400 driver (http://www.redbooks.ibm.com/redbooks/pdfs/sg246440.pdf, page 55). ? Request was made via PMR and lab's answer was : <...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

DB2 Torn Data Page Handling / Recovery(RIMS)

We have hit torn page recovery (CBIT inconsistency) issues from time to time. As ext3/4 block I/O occurs in 4K units we feel we are at risk on any tablespace above a 4K page size. We would like to discuss options to improve DB2's handling of parti...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration