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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 20, 2017

DBA needs control over Jobs from Automatic Maintenance

We recently had an outage due to automatic maintenance - reorg on a table to reclaim extents.
Application A (db2hmon) was running a reorg reclaim on a table and Application B which was already connected to the database and was running a job, as a part of the job it was running a query on Admin_tab_info for querying the table storage properties. Application B was put on Latch wait, which Application A was holding. We tried increasing the secondary logs and then changed to -1 as well, however the reorg was running for over 14 hours and Application B was holding the first active log which eventually increased the log utilization in the database. Opened a PMR in meantime with IBM as well.
For over 16 hours of waiting, we were forced to take a downtime and restart the database in middle of the day which iss unexpected. Where the crash recovery took around 76 mins and later the database was up.
So we need a utility or an enhancement to control the jobs which are triggered by Automatic Maintenance