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Data Management Console

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Breakdown of Estimated performance gain percent value for each Recommended Indexes (Used in Plan = "Y") in WhatIf Analysis

As per attached screenshot, there are 4 recommended indexes together provide 42.62% of Estimated Performance again if they are created. Its not possible to pick any one or two indexes instead of all the four indexes. If 1 of the 4 recommended inde...
about 2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

DMC requirement for improved reporting of metric data for PureScale members

In the current DMC release, DMC aggregates resource usage (for example, CPU) for all members of PureScale connections. The request is to improve DMC to show monitoring metrics values per member with the ability to drill down per database connectio...
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 3 Planned for future release

Alert or Threshold Based on Number of Execution of SQL Query

We have noticed that customer is facing database failover issue when number of execution of any one query is very high which is utilizing all of the system resources. Is there any feasiblity of creating alert/threshold on number of execution of qu...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Future consideration

Generating monitor report by schema name in Data Management Console

When creating monitor reports in DMC, the granularity for reports is the whole database, e.g. reports can be generated only at the database level. If there are several schemas in the same database, the abbility to generate reports at the schema le...
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 2 Under review

IBM Database Management Console Migration

Hi All, We have learned that the IBM DMC(Database Management Console) doesn't have any inbuilt migration opportunities presented by itself. The migration that involves moving DMC from one host to another with minimal downtime and configuration...
2 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

In the "Availability" alerts correct the "Log Space" to operate on current space usage rather than top usage. I don't see this as an enhancement - I see this as a fix for a broken feature.

Currently when you exceed the threshold there is an alert raised. Once the usage drops the alert does not drop. The only way to 'close' the alert is to stop/start the database ('Deactivate') - ie an exclusive outage. In a production database this ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted

DMC for P10 systems (pLinux)

Provide ability to administer, monitor, manage and optimize the performance of IBM Db2 on the P10 systems.
5 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Planned for future release

DMC - Encryption of the AES128 key at rest

In IBM Db2 DMC, For the AES128 encryption key that is used to encrypt all the keystore pwd, DB2 and Service Account credentials, there is a security finding on the Insecure storage of data encryption keys – i.e. the AES128 DEK is stored unencrypte...
9 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Planned for future release

Customized Refresh Interval for "Databases" page like DMS did.

Hello. DMC doens't provide a Customized Refresh Interval for "Databases" page like DSM did. According to Case TS010513163, the refresh interval is 5 minutes and can't be changed. Neither the Rest APIs can change that behavior. I would request a bu...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 1 Future consideration

DMC - "Other Waits" detail graphic needs to be dynamic and smarter

DMC v3.1.12 decided to create a fixed bucket named "Other Times" under "Other Waits" main category on Database Time Spent monitor page.. Please see attached screen-shot. In the main graphic, we can see "other Waits" is the most contributor. And in...
6 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Submitted