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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...
2 days ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Submitted

Add Transaction Application lock types to the DBMS_LOCK package

We understand that there is an implementation of a version of the Oracle DBMS_LOCK package (minus transaction type and various modes) available on Db2 for LUW. While we can make some use of the session application lock type, we also have a need fo...
3 days ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

Support for "every" in the "alter table add partition" to add multiple partitions

The "create table" statement supports this syntax to create a table with multiple partitions: CREATE TABLE DOCUMENTS ( ID INTEGER, CONTENTS VARCHAR(10)) PARTITION BY RANGE (ID)(STARTING 1 ENDING 1000 EVERY 100) This will create a table with 10 par...
4 days ago in Db2 / Tables/Index (Range, MQT, MDC, etc.) 0 Submitted

Copy and use full distributed stats available for federation from DB2 LUW to DB2 LUW

We use federation to check audit records on db2 blu and match then to financial record on Peoplesoft. All treatments are executed from financial DB (row organized), and pb is that nicknames do not take into account distributed stats nor colum grou...
13 days ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Stop requiring Db2 to be run in a --privileged container

Using the ibmcom_db2 docker image, even when adding a license to it, or installing licensed Db2 to a container based on a supported O/S requires running in a docker container with the --privileged switch. This is not a good practice and cannot be ...
15 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

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...
17 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Db2 LUW support on RHEL 9

Please support RHEL 9 on v11.5 and vNext. RHEL 9 was released in May 2022 and we have consumers wanting to use the latest operating system. End of support for RHEL 8 is May 2024 but it takes time for us to package, test and deploy new Db2 modpacks...
17 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

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...
17 days ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Submitted

Restrict Users from creating jobs

We would like to restrict certain users from creating new jobs and executing them using DMC. Due to the strict data access and tightened restrictions for offshore team due to the work from home process in place, we would like the offshore team to ...
19 days ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

The change 'Primary Key Name' is added!

Currently, I know that there is no function to change only the 'Primary Key Name' of Db2. Especially in the case of Primary Key, Unique Index is also created when it is generated! Since the primary key name cannot be duplicated, there is a problem...
25 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted