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Need to support inplace reorg on partitioned table with global indexes

This is critical in a 2 sense; 1) Performance The customer has many range-partitioned table with global indexes and most of them left unreorganized because INPLACE REORG on Inplace reorg on range-partitioned table with a global index is not suppor...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Future consideration

Performance enhancement for admintabinfo

For example, the customer wants to get the name list for tables which are in load pending status, he may issue a SQL statement "select tabschema,tabname from sysibmadm.admintabinfo where load_status='PENDING'", the statement will execute for a ver...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Future consideration

Make the Db2 Server and Client support ROWSET cursors

The Db2 server and client (Db2 Connect) today does not support ROWSET cursors. Support of Multirow Fetch Db2 Precompiler and embedded Runtime support the fetch of multiple rows by using a single FETCH statement. Db2 ESQL enables arrays to be passe...
8 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 4 Future consideration

Decouple archive log purging from BACKUP utility

For databases using AUTO_DEL_REC_OBJ, at the end of the BACKUP utility there is a synchronous process which purges any history records and their associated archive logs. This can take a very long time on busy systems. It is necessary to decouple t...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

BLU CDE Online REORG

Currently BLU CDE tables only have the RECLAIM EXTENTS option of REORG enabled. This does not physically move rows and therefore REORG cannot reclaim extents unless 100% of the rows in an extent have been deleted (via deletes or BLU updates). Also...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 4 Future consideration

Restore database to another Db2 server with different endianness

My customer is using RHEL Big Endian Linux on PPC and Db2 10.5 which is end of support April 30, 2020. They have no option but to migrate to RHEL Little Endian. They cannot simply backup and restore the database and are looking at using Db2move wh...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Not under consideration

DB2 LUW: Intra-tablespace parallelism

Db2 V9.7 FP2: Intra-tablespace parallelism can reduce elapsed time for backups Starting in Version 9.7 Fix Pack 2, intra-tablespace parallelism was introduced and can be used during backups other than delta and incremental backups. Intra-tablespac...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2

Please create current training material for Db2 administration

Please create basic training material for database administrators on Db2 that is easily consumable and free. A platform like EDx, Udemy, etc, would be ideal, but even on a proprietary platform would be acceptable.
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Not under consideration

Allow CREATE/REPLACE for users other than owner

Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Not under consideration

Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version

Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration