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Db2 Warehouse Need support for columnar tables when case insensitivity is configured

System: IBM Integrated Analytics SystemActor: Customer requiring capability My customer is migrating from Teradata to Db2 Warehouse (IIAS appliance). The appliance has been configured for Row-organized tables because case insensitivity is required...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Not under consideration

Request for enhancement of ACR when one db2 member is in the progress of DB ACTIVATE.

If one member is failed , the applications heading to the failed member should be automatically rerouted to another member in any situation. But, when DB-ACTIVATE is in progress, automatic connection reroute function is not available. So, it shoul...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Not under consideration

CHNGPGS_THRES should be ONLINE configurable

DB CFG CHNGPGS_THRES should be online configurable, not just configurable.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Provide a documented and supported procedure to generate ddl (db2look as SP - like db2lk_generate_ddl)

db2lk_generate_ddl is a stored procedure that provides functionality to generate DDL via SQL (similar to db2look which is a tool as db2llok cannot be executed througha SQL client tool. This function already exists but is not documented and I am no...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 2 Not under consideration

need to provide a RENAME SCHEMA statement (other database products provide this)

Need RENAME SCHEMA other databases other than DB2 LUW (i.e. MaxDB from SAP) provide a statement RENAME SCHEMA to rename a schema like a RENAME TABLESPACE/TABLE/INDEX. Needed on all supported operating systems.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Allow IAM access for server to S3 to work for Db2 backups

AWS allows a server or container to have an IAM role that allows access to S3 and other resources without authentication. However, cataloging a storage alias requires a key and secret key to work, regardless of whether the IAM role is set up for t...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION

Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441). Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gene...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Index for a subset of rows

Possibility to index only specific rows of one or more columns. This could be implemented with a WHERE clause in the index create statement and would rsult in a tiny index for exactly the rows you are interested in.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Not under consideration

Inclusion of Load Copy Images into the B/U image

DB2 includes the require logs but forgot about the load copy images required by roll forward to make the backup image complete for disaster recovery.
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Not under consideration

A DB cfg parameter to set the default tablespace to prevent objects ending up in the wrong TS

When not explicitly set in the CREATE TABLE statement, a newly created table will end up in the last created tablespace. A lot of customers have problems with this for several reasons. They have no control over table placement when using a framewo...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration