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Include CTQ reason / details in db2exfmt advanced diagnostics

We need an "Extended Diagnostic Information" in Explain (db2exfmt) that details if and why the column organized tables had been (early) converted to the row format for processing it in the row engine. This is important to detect performance issues...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 1 Submitted

Add microseconds to the Db2 pureScale log timestamp to match what Db2 z/OS is doing today.

We require accurate microseconds from the Db2 pureScale log in order to process our CDC messages via infosphere. Currently LUW logs only go to the second and stop. We currently use Db2 z/OS across a 3 member data sharing group. We have CDC turned...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Under review

IBM does not support SSL communications for 2-phase commit (DB2 & MQ)

TS010796788 : DB2 - SSL - Two-Phase commit failures We are mandate to close unsecured connections to DB2 by closing the TCP/IP connections to DB2. However, we are using 2 -phase commit in between MQ and DB2, which looks for TCP channel opened. As ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

IBM Data Studio needs to show and manage ALL GRANTS on SCHEMA level

Currently Data Studio 4.1.4 does not correctly show or allow you to manage all GRANTS to SCHEMA via the GUI interface. If you view properties of a User, Group or Role, under Privileges the SCHEMA tab only shows ALTERIN, CREATEIN, DROPIN, but not a...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Federation Support for Microsoft Access Database

Most of the retail customers use MS Access for maitaining small to medium databases and would like us to consider them while developing solutions. Unfortunately DB2 LUW 11.5.7 does not have any federation support for MS Access. We have to do a rou...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Add generated always for each row on update as row change SESSION_USER

Currently exists in Db2 to change current timestamp on INSERT and UPDATE with generated statement like: create table myschema.mytable (id int, last_timestamp timestamp not null generated always for each row on update as row change timestamp) inser...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Add option for Audit at table level for changes only.

On db2 Zos there is an option only to audit changes to a table as well as all activity. We have a table that is read very heavily but updated (insert,update,delete) very infrequently. We are only interested in tracking changed data as it is a cont...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Security 0 Submitted

Add REORG LONGLOBDATA for columnar tables

Currently we can create columnar tables with CLOB/LOB columns in it. What we can't do is reclaim the allocated diskspace of the CLOB/LOB columns (LOB_OBJECT_P_SIZE) in columnar tables To get an idea about how many diskspace is allocated: db2 "...
2 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Submitted

DB2oC UI logon acceptance user name size greater than 20 characters

DB2oC User Interface is a smart way to access administration roles in a DB2oC instances. DB2oC UI has a limit of 20 (twenty) characters to user name size. In my company, for security purposes, we priorize logon proccess that uses IBMCloud App-ID s...
2 months ago in Db2 / Db2 on Cloud 0 Submitted

Sticky selection for "Items per Page" viewing in Data Management Console

When I choose the number of ITEMS PER PAGE to display for DB monitoring or in the Notification Center, the value is not maintained from session to session. It would be great to allow users to choose the values to display, or to choose which value ...
2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted