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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Asynchronous index rebuild on first access

Pain point: Index rebuild stops if user terminates the connection accessing the table with an index that is marked inconsistent and it starts over from the beginning again on next table access by another user. Scenario:An index object is marked in...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Force LOAD COPY location with HADR

LOAD COPY files can go anywhere, but when running HADR, they should only go to a shared location. If they do not, then the tables on the standby will be unavailable on failover. Those doing LOADs may not know or understand the impact of this. Ther...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Not under consideration

Restrict users from scheduling reports during certain hours

Client would like the ability to limit what hours people can schedule items to run. For example they want to prevent people from scheduling anything between 8:00 am and 3:00 pm on a weekday. Currently no functionality to restrict schedule hours an...
over 7 years ago in Cognos Analytics 0 Not under consideration

RI support for tables with mixed encoding schemes

MR012908405 GGDB208012 GGDB207014
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow DBM CFG FEDERATED YES ONLINE configurable

Allow DBM CFG FEDERATED YES ONLINE configurable Db2 federation is activated by: UPDATE DATABASE MANAGER CONFIGURATION USING FEDERATED YES To use federation it is necessary to stop/start database manager. Please make it possible to activate federat...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Provide certificate based authentication

We'd like to see certificate based authentication being offered for DB2 LUW and DSM.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Security 0 Not under consideration

Provide SCOPE(GROUP) option for STOP/START PROFILE

Provide for a SCOPE(GROUP) option for START/STOP PROFILE commands similar to START/STOP PROCEDURE.
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Poor performance on DB2 V11.1 due to changes in build process

Some customers are noticing performance degradations moving from v105 ESE to v111 ESE on the same hardware.These degradations are most pronounced in OLTP workloads, with an emphasis on INSERT and UPDATE operations. Db2 Support has confirmed that t...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Serviceability 0 Not under consideration

help in the cleaning of package versions

We'd like to have a new ZPARM to limit the max number of version for packages. Once this number is reached a new version replaces the older one. Otherwise a COMMAND like MODIFY to facilitate DBA in housecleaning
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

purescale support HADR ROS

System: DB2 LUW pureScaleActor: User needing HADR read of standby on pureScale environmentNow db2 V10.5 and above had provided HADR component for pureScale but missed Read of standby feature. Description: some customer had used HADR ROS feature on...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 2 Not under consideration