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VARCHAR_FORMAT REORG

Please add function VARCHAR_FORMAT in the WHEN statement of a REORG.
7 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration

IBM should consider releasing Db2 database software as an RPM

We currently create our own RPMs from the database software downloaded from Passport Advantage. This is time consuming and can be eliminated by having IBM package and distribute their software as an RPM for easier consumption like other DBMS vendo...
7 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration

Improve Standby Replay Performance

In our environment, the replay on the standy database is not able to keep up with the speed at which the PRIMARY is able to process data. Our replay gaps often exceed 100 GB, and this means that any failover would be delayed. We use HADR for high ...

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...
7 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...
7 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...
8 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...
8 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.
8 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...
8 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...
8 months ago in Db2 / High Availability and/or Disaster Recovery 0 Future consideration