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VLDB Strategy for historcal databases using RP for time segmentation

We have many VLDB (100tb) databases that are created in a historical design using RPs. We would like to just backup and restore the latest dates or tablespaces. It a diaster recovery scnario, we would like to restore the latest TS's in a descendin...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 0 Not under consideration

HA for DB2/DPF using disk replication

Many challenges with node recovery. Current BP is to reboot all nodes in the cluster if any one fails. Many cases where db2 agent hangs on restart and requires a node reboot. Would prefer to see disk replication used for HA
about 8 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

built in or external audit utility for Referential TSs

Many problems attempt recovery due to MRT issues with referential table and/or table with parts in multiple table spaces. Need tool to state which table spaces must be recovered together due to relationships. This should be done at backup time aut...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export Import Load db2look etc) 0 Not under consideration

BAR Rebuild support for historical RP

Need ability to bring back only the active RPs then eventually the inactive RPs in a large DPF environment – 60+ nodes
about 8 years ago in Db2 0 Not under consideration

XMLPATH use of global index and s/b local RP index

Was required to rebuild the global index as part of recovery and it took 24+ hours. Should be using a local index
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Remove restriction on not logged initially

Add a new clause to the option NOT LOGGED INITIALLY to avoid to drop in case of failure in the UNIT OF WORK
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Performance improvement of using global variables with large elements in SQL PL

System : Internet banking for wholesale Required enhancement : Need to improve performance of using global variable with large array in SQL PL procedure. When Global Variable with large array is used in SQL PL, there currently is significant perfo...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Max Log Size and Number of Logs parameters in Modeler Server

Modeler Server logs (server_logging.log) continue to grow until they are of unmanageable size to open. Having a parameter to set the max log size before a new log is begun would be very useful.Also a parameter to set the number or prior log files ...
about 8 years ago in SPSS Modeler / SPSS Modeler 0 Not under consideration

Allow exclusion of columns from row compression to reduce overflows on updates

We have many large tables in our data warehouse that hold historized data records. There are four date columns:- begin of visibility based on processing time (BAT_BEGIN)- end of visibility based on processing time (BAT_END)- begin of visibility ba...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 0 Not under consideration

alter package explain no / yes

Allow to change the explain option of a package using alter package or rebind package
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration