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DB2 BLU limitations on LUW

We have 10.3 data mart running LUW 10.1 on linux. The mart is 98% read only with a small batch cycle that updates the mart with real time updates. We want to move this to BLU for the performance. Most fo the schema we change with oit issue. We ran...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 1 Delivered

HADR SSL support for cipher configuration

Currently with v11.1 Mod4 Fixpack 4 there is no functionality to change the SSL cipher used to communicate between Primary and Standby. The DBM CFG parameters SSL_VERSIONS or SSL_CIPHERSPECS do not apply to HADR. HADR is hard coded to use TLS v1....
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Delivered

Officially document DB2_SELECTIVITY=ALL parameter setting

The query compiler statement DB2_SELECTIVITY is only documented to allow setting it to either YES or NO. However, YES is quite limited as you can only use the SELECTIVITY statement on predicates that include host variables or parameter markers. Th...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Delivered

Add support for passing rowchangetimestampoverride filetype modifiers to admin_move_table(RIMS)

My customer, Deutscher Sparkassenverlag, makes extensive use of the admin_move_table utility and uses the rowchangetimetamp feature on columns in several thousand large tables with thousand millions of rows. These rowchangetimestamp will be used f...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 1 Delivered

pureScale port check without pingable IP address in Switch

On AIX, if you are using the old 10GE RoCE adapter without TCP/IP support, RSCT uses port state check to see if the port is alive. With the newer adapters (10GE, 40GE, 100GE, for that matter), all of them supports TCP/IP and the port state check i...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

Db2diag Diagnosis of lower LEVEL

Output was Db2diag. Log, and an error is issued if each time that you need to be investigated, but For the user no impact, no corresponding named because it might be required to the operational cost."PMR: 04802, 67E, 760" than the timing and condi...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup/Restore/ Rollforward/ Recover 1 Delivered

Make sqc prep error message accurate

C code from sqc prep error when using Werror=conversion option is used in gcc
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Delivered

Request for improving pureScale reliability

In this customer environment, there are 4 power740 systems.
Customer use these 4 systems for high availability DB2 pureScale as,
DB node #1 on p740#1
DB node #2 on p740#2
CF node #1 on p740#3
CF node #2 on p740#4

Recently, power740#...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

member subset needs failback functionality without having to configure individual clients

Hello,We have a critical 2-tier application that we are trying to take to pureScale. It has thousands of DB2 clients out in the field which are difficult to configure. We want to affinitize the field clients to go to a certain member of the pureSc...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / pureScale 1 Delivered

AVG needs to return non-zero scale.

AVG built-in function behave that decimal values with precision p and scale s, the result is decimal value with precision 31 and scale 31-p+s. When precision 31 and scale 0, the result is decimal value with precision 31 and scale 0. Now customer i...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Delivered