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automatically activate a database when DB2 LUW is started

See PMR 14855,227,000. We would like some way to automatically activate a specific database when a DB2 instance is started without the use of external scripts or DB2 APIs.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 6 Planned for future release

page_age_trgt_mcr should be ONLINE configurable

page_age_trgt_mcr is a kind of successor of SOFTMAX and provides the possibility to control the flushing of modified buffer pool pages to table spaces based on time. Unfortunately page_age_trgt_mcr is just configurable, not configurable ONLINE. Th...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

CHNGPGS_THRES should be ONLINE configurable

DB CFG CHNGPGS_THRES should be online configurable, not just configurable.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

A DB cfg parameter to set the default tablespace to prevent objects ending up in the wrong TS

When not explicitly set in the CREATE TABLE statement, a newly created table will end up in the last created tablespace. A lot of customers have problems with this for several reasons. They have no control over table placement when using a framewo...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Make SYSMON_GROUP configurable online

Make SYSMON group configurable online. Currently an outage is required to set or change SYSMON. While some DBAs set this whenever they build a system, others do not, and it is frustrating to request this fairly common level of permissions and to h...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Percent/Dynamic/Automatic Value for NUM_LOG_SPAN

NUM_LOG_SPAN species a number of log files. If the number of log files changes (LOGPRIMARY, LOGSECONDARY, LOGFILSIZ) the absolute number of NUM_LOG_SPAN should be adjusted as well. If NUM_LOG would be a percent value of the primary log files there...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable

INTRA_PARALLEL should be ONLINE configurable DB CFG INTRA_PARALLEL is configurable, but it should not be just configurable, but ONLINE configurable.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Formula-based MAX_QUERYDEGREE settings.

MAX_QUERYDEGREE allows to specify the maximum degree of parallelism for a query. The setting of ANY is usually to aggressive for typical Db2 SAP systems. Specifying an absolute value has the disadvantage of having to adjust the parameter for every...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Make DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING=ON the default

DB2_USE_ALTERNATE_PAGE_CLEANING is of great benefit for performance and scalability since it was introduced in v8. It's now the default in pureScale and BLU environments, so why can't we make it the default all around?
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Not under consideration

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port

Change behaviour of default Fast Communications Manager (FCM) port https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/db2-db2-server-tcpip-port-numbers For Db2 Version 11.5.5 or older, the ports used are 60000 and higher. For example, ports 60006 - 60011 would be ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration