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DMC Needs to update DB2 Version that is reported after a DB2 upgrade/patch is applied

DMC is not picking-up and reporting the upgraded version of DB2 after applying a patch. It continues to report the version upon initial connection setup. A manual reconnect of each database connection in DMC will update the level reported; however...
4 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

diag log search

DSM previously had a Diagnostic Log view for viewing/searching data server diagnostic and event messages. This functionality does not exist in DMC. The layout in DSM provided an easy way to review multiple diag logs in one place and should be adde...
4 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

Population of V12 new added Catalog columns during activation of Function level V12R1M50 and avoid it later during executions of ALTER TABLESPACE because of contention of packages.

After you apply the PTF for APAR PI86123, the first ALTER TABLESPACE, populates any null attributes for objects created in function level V12R1M100 or earlier. When the one-time population occurs for an ALTER TABLESPACE statement, Db2 must quiesce...
5 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Online Change of CF_MEM_SZ should be online

It's not possible to change CF_MEM_SZ without stopping DB2 pureScale instance. If you want to add a database or increase memory usage to improve performance, it's not possible without downtime. pureScale should be highly available, but it's not wi...
5 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

Locally defined functions within stored procedures and user defined functions

Since Db2 10.1 it is possible to define locally defined types and procedures. In many situations locally defined functions are missing.
5 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Ability to execute Pacemaker status and version commands as a non-root user

In TSA the following commands can be executed as a non-root user to check the status and get the version: lsrpdomain lsrpnode lssam samversion Pacemaker commands require root access to execute. A DB2 DBA may not have root access to execute Pacemak...
5 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Improve the way HADR retrieve light scan on standby deals with failures such as DISK FULL

When DB2 HADR Standby is behind 2-3TB, it retrieves all files from archives to active log file system and makes the file system full. Standby replays one log file at a time and hence, retrieving thousands of files ahead slows down the replays, mak...
5 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

Db2 Templates should support defered tape Mounts

We use a VTL for our Tape Environment. For a VTL it is recommended by IBM to use UNIT=(TAPE,,DEFER) in all Jobs. DB2 uses templates to generate JCL. In this templates it is not possible to code a DEFER parameter. Is there a way to solve this dilemma?
5 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 0 Future consideration

Improved Db2 backup thread (db2bm and db2med) binding/distribution on NUMA systems

On a large NUMA systems with a very fast storage and a fast backup target memory affinity might affect backup time as well as the overall system performance during the activity. Currently, with the Db2's automatic thread NUMA binding (DB2_RESOURCE...
5 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Future consideration

Automate SSL certificate refreshing after CP4D self-signed certificates are renewed (Db2, DV)

I think the SSL certificate refreshes for Db2 and Data Virtualization described below are about internal CP4D communication. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/cloud-paks/cp-data/4.0?topic=tddw-updating-db2-ssl-certificate-after-cloud-pak-data-self-si...
5 months ago in Db2 0 Future consideration