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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 2, 2020


Please provide a registry var DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN

similar to DB2_FORCE_APP_ON_MAX_LOG.

Needed by Date Jul 1, 2021
  • Admin
    Michael Roecken
    Jan 8, 2021

    The primary usage of NUM_LOG_SPAN is for kicking out transaction that sits idle for long time. So forcing off the problematic app is the only option, as it is not doing anything so we don't have an opportunity to return an error like SQL0964 to trigger the application to issue COMMIT or ROLLBACK. The only possible implementation would be to delay the forcing off of the problematic application after detecting it has exceeded NUM_LOG_SPAN, to give it a chance to execute some new request within the delay, so we can return error such as SQL0964 to trigger the application to issue COMMIT or ROLLBACK. This would be like to provide new DB2_TIME_TO_FORCE_APP_ON_NUM_LOG_SPAN for user to set such delay. This behaviour is not ideal in that it does not guarantee the problematic application will not be forced off, and the delay can cause undesirable impact to the other applications executing on the database. So the decision is to reject this request.