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Allow CREATE/REPLACE for users other than owner

Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Not under consideration

Add debugging/information options for encrypted client connections

While configuring/troubleshooting a Db2 LUW server in a setup with encrypted connections, we need methods to identify the encryption status and ciphers used. E.g. Db2 client is connecting to a Db2 LUW server: I have no means to verify, which TLS c...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Security 2 Future consideration

External Tables support on Windows

I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 1 Future consideration

Db2 LUW support on Alma 8

Request is to certify Db2 LUW on Alma Linux 8 as the replacement for CentOS. Research indicates: RedHat announced that they are replacing Centos 7 and 8 with Alma Linux. There will not be a Centos 9. RedHat announced that they are replacing Centos...
4 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Windows Db2-Runtime-Client with Certificate authentication: should also work without specifying sslClientLabel

Windows Db2-Runtime-Client with Certificate authentication: should also work without specifying sslClientLabel Today it is mandatory to define sslClientLabel (aka Friendly Name) if SSLClientKeystoredb value="GSK_MS_CERTIFICATE_STORE" is set. We h...
11 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Future consideration

DB2 LUW: Intra-tablespace parallelism

Db2 V9.7 FP2: Intra-tablespace parallelism can reduce elapsed time for backups Starting in Version 9.7 Fix Pack 2, intra-tablespace parallelism was introduced and can be used during backups other than delta and incremental backups. Intra-tablespac...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2

Primary Keys should allow NOT TRUSTED

Currently you can create NOT ENFORCED primary keys but the optimizer will then always treat these as trusted. This causes problems when the constraint is violated but a filter includes all PK columns since the engine will return only one row even ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 5 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

Online index reorg for pureScale

Currently online index reorganization is not supported in Db2 pureScale environments and will fail with SQL1419N.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / pureScale / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 2 Not under consideration

Restore of online backup taken with older Db2 version

Current product limitation don't allow to restore an online database backup that were taken with a older Db2 level than the on of the Db2 instance . Our production environement must be available on a 24x7 basis and this limitation is a serious lim...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration