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Remove The Need To REORG A Table Up On Performing Table Alter/REORG Recommended Operations
Today when we perform certain operations aka REORG recommended operations against a table like adding columns, dropping columns, changing datatype of a column, altering NULLABILITY of a column etc. the table will be put in a state called REORG pending state. E.g. error message below
SQL0668N Operation not allowed for reason code "7" on table ABC.TEST
This behavior causes a lot of inconvenience and costly outages if the DBA's are not careful. Please explore and remove this requirement of REORG'ing a table upon performing a reorg recommended operation or atleast provide the community with an ONLINE option.
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