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Db2 partitioned table, set range of partitions to read only or read write mode
Table data is partitioned as specified in the PARTITION BY clause of the CREATE TABLE statement.At this moment if we create partitioned table, we can only set whole table to read only access using SET INTEGRITY FOR table OFF READ ACCESSor let it b...
Optimizer does not use HIGH2KEY/LOW2KEY for columns with COLCARD 1
Optimization issue if a business_time_oriented table has only one row. In syscat.columns the content of the business_time columns are detected (high2key, low2key) but the value can not be found in the distribution statistics. This leads default fi...
db2expln stopped working from db2v188.8.131.52 onward on HADR STANDBY
db2expln, doesn't write / update and tables on the database and it was working till db2 v11.5.5 on STANDBY RO enabled, from v184.108.40.206 it stopped working, many time there is a need to check explain out on STANDBY RO enabled
Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION
Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441). Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gene...
Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
An environmental variable that sets the database to use "Enforced" as a default for constraints.
For some shops, constraints are always created as "Enforced". This used to be the default behavior, but the default behavior was changed to "Not Enforced" in Db2 V11.Creating an environmental variable would allow the teams to choose the default be...
Why is it useful? When complex changes are made in DDL and one of the changes fails, it can get pretty hard to revert the issue. Who would benefit from it? Implementing this idea would tremendously help database administrators. How should it work?...
Bufferpool and tablespace creation authority to DBADM
Create of a tablespace and bufferpool requires SYS* authorities. It made sense in earlier days when SYS folks needed to create filesystem, mount point etc. With automatic storage enabled database, it makes a perfect sense to delegate these authori...
Enhance ALTER STOGROUP DROP ‚storage-path’ with optional specification of the Path_ID
As you may ADD the same path multiple times to a storage group (in order to have multiple containers of a single tablespace within that path), it should be possible to even DROP a single reference to that path from the storage group as well! But s...
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