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DB2 ALSM support for HADR environment

From 11.5.4 ,we have ALSM feature for production deployment however it has restriction for HADR environments. If we have that feature to HADR too then all oldest application handle can be forced off .
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 2 Delivered

Support LOB data types for DB2 BLU

DB2 BLU still doesn't support LOB related data types. Some existing databases in DB2 or other RDBMS, such as Oracle, need to be migrated to DB2 BLU and contain some tables with LOB data types. Without LOB data types support for DB2 BLU, they have ...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Data Types 0 Delivered

Tiebreak disk as second quorum mecanism for clusters with DB2 + HADR + TSAMP

Customer have some DB2 cluster with HADR and TSAMP. By default this kind of cluster uses network quorum as tiebreaker mechanism. And there is not a secondary mechanism to verify the quorum state of the cluster if any issue affect the gateway or th...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Delivered

Add ability to invalidate single plan without flushing entire package cache

I would like the ability to invalidate/flush access plans and performance data for a specific statement from the package cache. It seems like the EXECUTABLE_ID would allow us to uniquely identify an access plan for this purpose. Flushing the entir...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 1 Delivered

Do not overwrite db2setup.log

During installation DB2 writes to db2setup.log. If installation is started a second time the previously created file db2setup.log is overwritten and all the information of the previous install attempts is lost. If installation routine would rename...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Delivered

Upload db2 load copy images with db2adutl from filesystem to tsm

Currently using db2adutl only db2 database or tablespace backup images and log files can be moved from a filesystem to TSM using db2adutl. Load copy images cannot be moved using db2adutl. Example: $ db2adutl upload images /loadcopy/DBTEST.4.db2ins...
8 months ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Delivered

Make db2ilist more informative

Since db2ilist lost its ability to display the bitness of instances it was just capable to name all users, who have linked the sqllib directories. db2ilist would be much more useful, if it could show the instance type (server, client, ...) and e.g...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Monitoring 0 Delivered

ProActive DB Connections Requirements

In the current state where we call the pool.Open() function provided in the go_ibm_db library, it doesn’t establish any connection during the call and only when we execute the query on the provided *DBP(struct) object it creates an actual db conne...
9 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Delivered

Feature enhancement request for caching of password for LDAP plug-ins.

Currently Fiducia GAD is experiencing a bottleneck for the authenfication of DB2 connections against LDAP using the LDAP Plugin. This results in an overload of the LDAP server and in delays for creating new DB2 connections. Fiducia GAD need to cr...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Delivered

DB2 PureScale for Linux on z

On behalf of several customers, we need to see a PureScale version of DB2 running on Linux on z. Whilst these customers run large DB2 for z/OS estates, they also require HA services for the distributed version used by IBM Products MDM and BPM, oth...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Delivered