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This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

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Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover

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Reduce likelihood of log disk full without increasing log primary

LOAD and CREATE INDEX and idle transactions with log volume can easily cause log disk full situation when other concurrent frequently committing transactions fill up active log space.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Delivered

Avoid Single point of failure for Db2's critical files

If the critical files of Db2 damage, e.g. by erroneously deletion, file system corruption Db2 will no longer be available (#usable). Since some of the critical files are permanently updated a restore of the critical files does solve the problem. A...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Delivered

Extend Db2 AWS S3 Support to Include Log Archiving

Db2 added support for backup / restore / load copy to / from Amazon S3 and IBM Cloud ObjectStore some time ago. The one thing missing from this as an overall solution is to allow archive logs to be written to object storage, in the same way as the...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 3 Delivered

Allow configuration to abort Db2 restore if tablespace errors occur

Today, Db2 Restore can continue with a subset of tablespaces if e.g. same tablespaces fail to acquire containers. In the end of roll forward completes, but some tablespaces did not complete and remain in 'storage definition pending' and need to ha...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 5 Delivered

Remove per-tablespace size limitation for v11.1 and v11.5 community edition

Currently if we restore a database backup that was taken on a higher edition of Db2 into Developer-C, it fails with SQL1139N, even if it is fully less than 100GB. There are two workarounds for this: Set a MAX for all table spaces before taking ...

Allow usage of NX842 hardware compressed backup together with backup encryption

NX842 allow backup compression without CPU overhead, but cannot be used in conjunction with encryption feature.
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Delivered

Power9 zlib accelerator for backup and log file compression

Db2 supports NX842 accelerator on AIX. This has some limitation like restoring of such an backup image is only possible on AIX and cannot be combined with AME and AMS and also requires a license key to enable it.Compression and decompression in so...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Delivered

db2adutl performance

When we are deleting logs in TSM every week, we encounter very poor performance for deleting > 1000 logs for each DB2 partition. There are 131 DB2 partitions. Deleting the same amount of logs with dsmc del . . . . . works much faster. We assume...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 2 Delivered

Db2diag Diagnosis of lower LEVEL

Output was Db2diag. Log, and an error is issued if each time that you need to be investigated, but For the user no impact, no corresponding named because it might be required to the operational cost."PMR: 04802, 67E, 760" than the timing and condi...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 1 Delivered