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BLU Acceleration

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Db2 TOTAL_CPU_TIME monitoring metric on AIX should reflect "wall" CPU time and not use PURR-scaled time reported currently by thread_cputime AIX API

Db2 monitoring interfaces report "CPU time" metric (TOTAL_CPU_TIME), which accounts the time that given activity/request (and all higher level aggregated interfaces) spent actively "on CPU" whilst executing the query. On AIX this information is ob...
7 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Allow EBCDIC collation for column organize tables

Db2 does not support anh collation other than IDENTITY or IDENTITY_16BIT per this link - https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=to-restrictions-limitations-unsupported-database-configurations-column-organized-tables. Customers who are wanting ...
7 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Rebuild BLU columnar dictionaries and recompress data in BLU columnar tables

An engineered capability is required to automatically rebuild an optimal BLU columnar compression dictionary and recompress BLU columnar tables. A technique is needed to easily rebuild and recompress columnar tables like we have for adaptive compr...
8 months ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Bitemporal tables and missing highest quantiles

If a user issues FOR BUSINESS_TIME AS OF clause against a bitemporal table, DB2 translates it to a where clause with two range predicates against business_time columns. In our system following situation occurs quite frequently: 1) At all time...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

Table partitioning for column-organized tables

Column-organized tables are currently not supported for table partitioning (e.g. PARTITION BY RANGE)..At the same time, table partitioning is used by many data warehouse customers to speed up ETL activities - e.g.:(a) load new data into a separate...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration

BLU CDE Online REORG

Currently BLU CDE tables only have the RECLAIM EXTENTS option of REORG enabled. This does not physically move rows and therefore REORG cannot reclaim extents unless 100% of the rows in an extent have been deleted (via deletes or BLU updates). Also...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration / Tables/Index (Range MQ MDC etc.) 5 Future consideration

Add REORG LONGLOBDATA for columnar tables

Currently we can create columnar tables with CLOB/LOB columns in it. What we can't do is reclaim the allocated diskspace of the CLOB/LOB columns (LOB_OBJECT_P_SIZE) in columnar tables To get an idea about how many diskspace is allocated: db2 "...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / BLU Acceleration 0 Future consideration