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automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000. We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities

Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration

Provide pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks of Db2 parameters and highlight any deltas

It is currently a best practice that we recommend customers do pre and post upgrade dbm and db checks manually. The request is that this should be performed automatically as part of the Db2 upgrade script itself. Comparing before and after parame...
3 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Restore database to another Db2 server with different endianness

My customer is using RHEL Big Endian Linux on PPC and Db2 10.5 which is end of support April 30, 2020. They have no option but to migrate to RHEL Little Endian. They cannot simply backup and restore the database and are looking at using Db2move wh...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Not under consideration

Advanced Network compression for DB2 HADR

Advanced data compression in network technique provide a way to convert data into alternate data formats which use less size. These techniques can be helpful to compress data to be transmitted over network at the sending side and then convert back...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Replication 3 Future consideration

Integrity Validation of SW and Updates

In order to complain with the Security Framework Controls of a product which uses Db2 connect SW the following requirement should be fullfilled: "Before applying the software and security updates, their legitimate source should be validated and in...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Planned for future release

Db2 LUW support on Windows Server 2022

Please support Windows Server 2022 on v11.5 and vNext. Windows Server 2022 was released in August 2021 and we have consumers wanting to use the latest operating system. End of support for Windows Server 2019 is January 2024 but it takes time for u...
4 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Db2 LUW support on Ubuntu 22.04

Please support Ubuntu 22.04 on v11.5 and vNext. Ubuntu 22.04 was released in April 2022 and we have consumers wanting to use the latest operating system. End of support for Ubuntu 20.04 is April 2025 but it takes time for us to package, test and d...
4 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Provide LOBS support for columns over 32kb

There is currently no LOBS support for columns over 32kb in BigSQL Hadoop tables. For column which size is over 32KB, there's a limitation on the DDL when creating the table (maximum size is 32672), hence whole data/string couldn't be retrieved wh...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / BigSQL 0 Future consideration

IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) should be able to use a DB2 file as input from iseries

Very often a user gets a list of (hundreds or even thousands) similar changes to make. He gets the list of course in excel or text file and needs to type these in a green screen (5250 emulation). In Client acces there was a neat solution for this:...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration