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Ability to stop runaway BigSQL query without access to OpenShift pods
Using Cloud Pak for Data as a service, one should be able to stop a runaway BigSQL query without access to OpenShift pods. Per IBM recommendation, we are using BigSQL to access parquet files stored in Cloud Object Storage. This is supported in Clo...
almost 2 years ago
in Db2 / BigSQL
API call to retrieve patch/fix information for any product
Currently we have to check for the existence of any new fixes for all vendor products we support. This is a manual process which is time consuming. Additionally the information requested for compliance doesn't exactly match up with what we can ret...
Real Life Scenario: With Devops and the introduction of "Infrastructure as Code", a database build can be done via Helm Charts, K8's, Cloudformation templates, etc. Automation can dramatically increase how often a database is built and how many cl...
Turn on reclaimable storage without dropping/recreating the tablespaces
After a migration from db2 9.5 to 10.1, several days passed, and we reached the maximum size of a DMS tablespace of 4K. We moved one table to a different tablespace, but still noticed that the free pages were equal to 0. We tried to execute the al...
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...
Many customers want to REORG their tables quickly and efficiently. The classic REORG is by far the fastest option but puts the table in read only mode. Inplace reorg allows write access but is much slower and not suitable for tables that have a hi...
Column-organized tables are currently not supported for table partitioning (e.g. PARTITION BY RANGE)..At the same time, table partitioning is used by many data warehouse customers to speed up ETL activities - e.g.:(a) load new data into a separate...
Request is to certify Db2 LUW on Alma Linux 8 as the replacement for CentOS. Research indicates: RedHat announced that they are replacing Centos 7 and 8 with Alma Linux. There will not be a Centos 9. RedHat announced that they are replacing Centos...
Add debugging/information options for encrypted client connections
While configuring/troubleshooting a Db2 LUW server in a setup with encrypted connections, we need methods to identify the encryption status and ciphers used. E.g. Db2 client is connecting to a Db2 LUW server: I have no means to verify, which TLS c...
almost 2 years ago
in Db2 / Security
I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
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