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Number of votes Request headline and description

90
votes

PDF manuals for DB2 LUW v11

I would like to suggest that pdf manuals be made available in addition to the online manuals which are currently the only option.

Delivered

44
votes

Grant insert, select, update and delete on a schema

Ability to grant insert, select, update and delete on a schema

Uncommitted Candidate

36
votes

export data from tables out of a backup image

Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image. This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting...

Under Consideration

17
votes

Make reducible the tablespace size in pureScale environments

DB2 LUW does not support reducing container file size in the alter tablespace statement as below. •The following clauses are not supported in DB2 pureScale® environments: ◦LOWER HIGH WATER MARK ◦LOWE...

Planned for Future Release

15
votes

timeout option for log archiving sessions

We're using DB2 LUW in combination with TSM for backups and log archiving. In certain problem situations on TSM side, e.g. when a disk pool for the log archives is full, we encounter a "hang" situatio...

Uncommitted Candidate

14
votes

Ability to keep configuration parameters in sync on HADR standby databases

Currently configuration parameter changes (db2set, dbm cfg and db cfg) on HADR primary database do not propogate to the standby databases. Having an optional clause or switch to propogate the config ...

Uncommitted Candidate

14
votes

DB2 LUW Federation Server should be able to use Sysplex Workload Balance (W...

Implement Sysplex Workload Balance (WLB) for DB2 Federation Server connections to DB2 z/OS sysplex data sharing like exists for JDBC driver/DB2 Connect.

Under Consideration

13
votes

Include failure / warning counts in mon_get_pkg_cache_stmt

It's currently not possible to monitor the failure rate of an SQL statement. For example, count of dupkey on INSERT. Likewise for 'soft' errors (warnings) like +100 - row not found on INSERT or DELE...

Uncommitted Candidate

12
votes

Need GSKTRACE tool to format binary GSKTRACE ouput ... similar to DB2 z/OS

We have enabled TLS on a db2 connect gateway SSL cipher specs (SSL_CIPHERSPECS...

Uncommitted Candidate

10
votes

LOAD / ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE COPY YES and LOB improvements

In an OLTP / TSA HADR environment .. When using the COPY YES on ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE it uses LOAD under the covers. When LOBs are involved howere it writes out the full buffer 64k up to several 100k i...

Uncommitted Candidate

10
votes

Decouple archive log purging from BACKUP utility

For databases using AUTO_DEL_REC_OBJ, at the end of the BACKUP utility there is a synchronous process which purges any history records and their associated archive logs. This can take a very long ti...

Uncommitted Candidate

9
votes

uncouple history pruning from backup process

The pruning of the database history and the deletion of the recovery objects is part of the backup process, today. Especially, the run time of flashcopy backups are extended enormously, because e.g. T...

Duplicate

7
votes

Make NUMBLOCKPAGES automatic/self tuned

Make the value of NUMBLOCKPAGES to be automatically computed as a percentage of the total number of pages in a bufferpool AND/OR make at least the update of such value an online operation.

Under Consideration

7
votes

Truncate incompatible with online backup command

Db2 online backup for warehouse environments running longer depending on database size, online backup command have a lock incompatibility with Truncate table command which is says backup is not fully ...

Submitted

7
votes

Possibility to protect any database history entries against automatic delet...

It would be nice, to be able, to protect recovery history entries against automatic deletion, which are not relevant for recovery: "runstats", "load", and "reorg" for example.

Submitted


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