Functionality gets marked as deprecated when a specific function or feature is supported
in the current release but might be removed in a future release. In some cases, it might be
advisable to plan to discontinue the use of deprecated functionality.
This mod pack release is currently available for
the following Db2
The following Db2
deprecated in 11.5.8
Table 1. Summary of deprecated
functionality in version 11.5.8
|DB2_MMAP_READ and DB2_MMAP_WRITE registry
||The DB2_MMAP_READ and DB2_MMAP_WRITE registry
variables are deprecated for Db2
version 11.5.8. The option will be discontinued in a future release or mod pack.
||Use the NO FILE SYSTEM CACHING option of the ALTER
TABLESPACE command to achieve equivalent behavior.
|LOAD 'RESTART' option
||The RESTART option of the LOAD command is deprecated
for Db2 version 11.5.8. The option will be discontinued in a future release or mod pack.
||Use the LOAD TERMINATE option, followed by the LOAD
command to achieve equivalent behavior.
|RoCE adapters without IP
support on AIX
||Support for RoCE adapters without IP support on the AIX platform is deprecated.
||Use RoCE adapters with IP support on AIX.
||The stepwise redistribute
routines are deprecated for Db2
version 11.5.8, and will be discontinued in a future release or modification pack.
|| Use the REDISTRIBUTE
DATABASE PARTITION GROUP command to achieve equivalent functionality.
|DMS RAW (DEVICE) table
||The DEVICE container clause is deprecated and might be removed in a future release.
||An offline RESTORE DATABASE operation with the REDIRECT
option can be used to migrate from DEVICE containers to AUTOMATIC STORAGE containers.
Table 2. Summary of deprecated
routines and views in version 11.5.8
|Contact, contact group and
||All CONTACT, CONTACT GROUP and NOTIFICATION CONTACT LIST CLP
commands, ADMIN_CMD commands, administrative views, and programming APIs
||This functionality is shared between the Db2 Administration Server (DAS) and Health Monitor,
both of which were deprecated with the release of Db2 9.7.
The following bundled software and support is deprecated in version 11.5.8
Table 3. Summary of deprecated
bundled software and support in version 11.5.8
|Deprecated routine or view
|Tivoli Systems Automation Multi Platform
||Tivoli Systems Automation Multi Platform (also referred to as TSAMP or TSA) for Linux is
deprecated in 11.5.8.
||Improved functionality can be obtained with the Db2-provided Highly-Available solutions using