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Status Future consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 28, 2020

Allow a WHERE clause for ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to delete data while moving a table

One of the most painful things to do is to delete a huge amount of data. One workaround for this is to export the data needed and then LOAD/REPLACE back into the same table, but this requires an outage of the table to accomplish.

If a WHERE clause could be specified using ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE (or another utility with the same functionality that allows a where clause?), then the outage time could be avoided.

Delete statements take a long time, and even with caution, churn through a lot of transaction logs. Even wrapping them in logic to reduce the rows deleted in a single transaction can risk log space and therefore database availability.

Needed by Date Sep 28, 2020
  • Guest
    Sep 28, 2020

    like reorg discard on Db2 zOS