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Configuration Parameters

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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 framewor...
5 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Refresh Command for External Fenced Routines

For our external Stored Procedures (written in Cobol, PL/1, C) we need 1. the flexibility of keepfenced=no to get changes in shared-objects active (i.e: in case of hotfixes) without a restart of db2.2. the speed of keepfenced=yes, because by the s...
7 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Support converting non-restricted databases to restricted databases in Db2

There can be legacy databases created with non-restricted mode. However as security policies get stringent there is need to convert these databases into restricted databases. The way to convert currently is to recreate the database from scratch. ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration

Allow fixed MAXLOCKS value even if LOCKLIST is AUTOMATIC

When LOCKLIST is set to AUTOMATIC, the MAXLOCKS setting cannot be set. general this follows the concept of LOCKLIST AUTOMATIC, but ther...
10 months ago in Db2 / Configuration Parameters 0 Future consideration