The IBM DB2 Enterprise Server Edition is a relational model database server developed by IBM. It primarily runs on Unix (namely AIX), Linux, IBM i (formerly OS/400), z/OS and Windows servers.

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Can't auto-start db2 with db2iauto

Followed guide Auto-starting instances . [root@oktest-stage-db-1 ~]# db2greg -getinstrec instancename=db2inst1 | grep -i startatboot StartAtBoot = 1 [root@oktest-stage-db-1 ~]# ...
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DB2 Fixpack 10 install missing folder!

Hello everyone that are reading this! I'm trying to perform a fixpack install into DB2 9.7 version database in a linux 64 bits server. i terminate my database, stop my instance. And when i try to ...
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DB2 Setting up table access based on LDAP groups

I have a DB2 database installed and set up. My users can access any table that I grant SELECT to the PUBLIC group. However, it doesn't appear to acknowledge the groups the user is in in LDAP. The user ...
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Is there any way to trace optimizer's work in DB2?

Just like the MEMO structure in SQL Server which is kind of a "paper trail" of steps the optimizer takes in optimizing the query, is there anything in DB2 through which I can get the information like, ...
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What is the impact on a running database when OS date is changed and set to past

My SAP back end db is db2. Need to understand the impact on this running database (db2 under HPUX) if I change the OS date and set it to a past date please. Thanks.
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DB2 sorting by lowercase uppercase - problem

I'm struggling with DB2 - sorting by Polish letters with diacritics and uppercase/lowercase. When I created a database using: CREATE DATABASE P1DS8 AUTOMATIC STORAGE YES ON '/home/db2inst1' DBPATH ...
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db2pd: Database mydb not activated on partition 0

As a user with DBADM privileges I enter db2pd -db mydb -locks showdetail from the DB2 CLP. The command then fails with message Database mydb not activated on database partition 0. Option -locks ...
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On DB2, who updated a record and what did the record look like before the update?

(SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard, database under full recovery) I have a table with fields id, firstname, lastname. A statement is executed: insert into dbo.sometable (id, firstname, lastname) values ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD option “TO END OF LOGS” - does it read archive logs?

I read about ROLLFORWARD option on link http://www-01.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_9.7.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.admin.cmd.doc/doc/r0001978.html?cp=SSEPGG_9.7.0%2F3-6-2-4-106 but I could not find ...
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DB2 TSM Archivelog backups missing

New to DB2 on AIX currently running V9.7 Using TSM to backup the database with the command: db2 backup db (db name here) online use tsm include logs When I run the backup it finishes without ...
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DB2 ROLLFORWARD ERROR when doing “TO A POINT IN TIME” option

I do restore command of backup image which was made 03.03.2015 at 19:20: db2 restore database maxdb71 from "/data/archiveBackup" taken at 20150303192002 without prompting; Then I try to do the ...
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How to reinstall a legacy DB2 Server 7.x for Linux?

We have to move our legacy database dump to a new Linux installation. I know DB2 7.x is out of support for over a decade, but is there a way to obtain a DB2 7.x Server installation media for Linux? ...
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DB2: The transaction log for the database is full, But there is no 'First active log file'

First, I wish to say that I have very little experience with DB2. However, I've been tasked with tracking down the problem and solution to this problem. This is a DB2 database, and our testers are ...
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Multiple records and determine if a combination if values exist and write this to a new column

I'm struggling with a problem. An order can have multiple lines and accordingly a type (F=Footwear/N=Non-FTW,Mixed=Both) I need to determine if the order consists of which type and create a new ...
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accessing DB2 database connection by squirrel sql client

I am Ramashankar actually I am using Ubuntu OS . When I try to connect with DB2 database through Squirrel sql client it shows the connection is successful but no database table shows after connecting ...
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DB2 PURGE (old Online Backups and Archive logs) - some of the archive logs are not removed

DB is in Archive Mode. We are creating full Online Backups every night at 23:00. We set automatic removal of old online backups and archive logs. AUTO_DEL_REC_OBJ ON NUM_DB_BACKUPS 2 ...
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DB2 Transaction Logs - can they be COPY-PASTE on another Disaster Recovery Server?

We have Server1 with Online Backup1, Archive Logs 1,2,3 for example and Transaction Logs from 1 to 10. We are interested in next scenario: If Server1 fails completely and we want to move everything ...
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DB2 - Why new multiple C000000x subfolders are created in Archive Log folder?

After switching to Archive mode (from Circular mode to keeping archive logs on the disk) we had C0000000 folder where archive logs were copied. Now I noticed that folders C0000001, C0000002, C0000003 ...
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DB2 Indexes are taking very large size on disk space

I have huge table in DB with estimated size 7 GB (I saw that using DB2CC and did the action Estimate Size for that Table). In estimate size dialog I noticed that two of my indexes for that table ...
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DB2 Change Journal Receiver Size

We are running DB2 on our iSeries, and there is a journal + journal receiver created. The current size of the journal receiver is 200MB (found using the DSPJRNRCVA command). Is there a way to change ...
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DB2 Express User ID Authority Error [closed]

I'm trying to create a sample database in first steps after installing db2 Express V10.5 I've looked at the answers provided below, but I'm not able to resolve my issue. How to grant rights for a user ...
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DB2 Express on Windows 7 - Disable security?

I'm trying to install DB2 Express-C on my PC (Windows 7 pro), but no matter how I've installed or configured it, I can't grant the ability to create databases to my windows domain account. No matter ...
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ONLINE BACKUP is not performed from the CRON Job on LINUX server (manually it works)

I made a script which executes successfully online backup when it is run manually by the instance owner. Script is the following (two lines originally). #!/bin/bash /opt/ibm/db2/V9.7/bin/db2 ...
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DB2 ARCHIVE mode - Can all archive logs be deleted after doing the FULL OFFLINE backup?

I am interested in one thing, if I understood correctly. DB2 is in Archive mode (online backups are made and archive logs keep coming which is OK). If I made offline full backup today and I know I ...
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DB2 - What is the difference between online backup and AUTO_DB_BACKUP?

We would like to perform online backup. I see that there is one parameter AUTO_DB_BACKUP. I read this article on IBM link for AUTO_DB_BACKUP ...
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DB2 TRUNCATE command - DROP STORAGE option

I performed action TRUNCATE TABLE TABLENAME IMMEDIATE; but I did not used DROP STORAGE option. I read that it is default option if it is not put. It was not so big table regarding table space but I am ...
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Sql Rank for records contain multiple combinations

I am trying to filter the records which contains multiple combinations and removing the records which contains a single combination. Database DB2 Query Used: select * from (select ...
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How to apply a regex on a column fetched from DB

I am using IBM DB2. So, I am retrieving a column named SSN from a table. I have to apply the following regex on that column: ([1-57-8][0-9]{2} |0([1-9][0-9] |[0-9][1-9]) |6([0-57-9][0-9] ...
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How to include a where clause in a query from another column

I have two tables: pointer_table(col_name varchar, col_val varchar, wh_clause varchar) value_table(col_1 varchar, col_2 varchar, value varchar) col_name in pointer_table denotes the column in ...
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How to change the owner of a Stored Procedure in DB2?

Let's say that I have a procedure called schema.proc1. How do I change the owner of it? I'm using db2 express-c 10.5 I've tried the following command running as the olduser, transfer ownership of ...
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Backup and restore db2 between instances and diferent owners

I have two instances of db2 express-c. On one of those instances I have a database onto which I created a schema with tables and stored procedures and other stuff. I've created a backup of that DB ...
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Does DB2 support host based access control?

Coming from MySQL I was wondering whether DB2 has something similar to MySQL's user@host access rights concept.
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Why doesn't DELETE + REORG free diskspace (DB2)?

In DB2 I have a table containing large binary data. Now i purged the whole table and ran runstats, reorg, runstats, but the amount of disk space taken does not change. What could be wrong here? The ...
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DB2 does not start

I have installed DB2 Express-C 10.5 on my Debian 7 system, with this command: ./db2_install -f sysreq The -f option was necessary because DB2 failed to get info about my system. But now I cannot ...
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Remove all records with duplicates in db2. (Not just the duplicate records)

How can I remove all the records with duplicates in db2. I have looked at various answers but they only remove the duplicates leaving one record from that set in the table. This is what I found ...
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Best approach to maintain a single set of DDLs and DMLs for multiple database type

In our application, we support multiple types of databases namely Oracle, IBM DB2 (both UDB and ZOS), postgresql and So on. Currently we are maintaining separate DDLs and DMLs for each of these ...
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DB2 Commands — Different ways of stopping database

I'm hoping to get a more in-depth explanation of the following DB2 commands, which all relate to stopping the database in some way, and how they differ from each other. How do DBAs think about these ...
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How to ignore sql errors in stored procedure ? (Not handle)

I have a list of records I want to process and the cursor iterates through them from a table. The procedure just exits when it hits an insert statement and it fails. Is there a way I can ignore the ...
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DB2 9.5 - Shrink Tablespace

I'm trying to run the following: db2 alter tablespace TABLESPACE1 reduce I keep getting errors. As you can see, I have around 50% free pages. I'd like to shrink it in order to reclaim OS disk space. ...
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DB2 - Not enough storage in the database heap error when trying to create database

So like the title says I'm trying to create a database using this script db2 -v -t "CREATE DATABASE %DBNAME% ON '%DBDRIVE%' USING CODESET UTF-8 TERRITORY US COLLATE USING SYSTEM CATALOG TABLESPACE ...
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Can't connect to the DB2 database on localhost, using DBeaver 3.1.1

Solved: I was connecting to the wrong port, according to /etc/services | grep db2 I have a DB2 Express C v.10.5 database running on localhost, but simply I can't connect to it. Translation of the ...
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DB2: What's the fast way to drop a big partitioned table?

We got a partitioned table with 100000000+ rows, when I drop it it takes 10+ hours and finally failed. how to speed drop command up ?
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db2 performance issue - large number of IOPS how to determine problem?

DB2 database is on storage. We are using 9.7 Storage administrators reported that today database was doing 5000 IOPS (during past days average number was 300 IOPS). Those are disk operations from ...
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Does DB2 order data by the primary key

I've recently had a discussion with a colleague who was pushing to remove order by clauses from a production query because the order by column was the same as the primary key. After a lengthy ...
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What is the purpose of having a table NOT LOGGED INITIALLY

I came across this recently. When defining a table in DB2 LUW (at least 9.5 or higher), you can define it as NOT LOGGED INITIALLY. Example from the book I read: CREATE TABLE products ( productID ...
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I can't divide 2 count(*) values without returning zero

The statement I'm using is for a KPI in Maximo and I currently have this statement: select (select count(*) from incident where incident.slanum = 'USERADMIN' and incident.actualfinish > ...
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Schema copy from 9.5 V to 10.5

Using DB2 move utility db2move to copy schema and database from source to target server. The source server is Server1. The target server is Server2. Do I need to set up the TCP/IP port ...
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Delete Query throwing warning db2

I am trying to delete multiple records from view The view has Instead of Trigger defined .. The view has records consolidated from multiple tables. [db2inst1@testServer001 ~]$ db2 "delete from ...
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DB2 database -> does it continue to be platform-specific? (iSeries, LUW, z/OS)

Wikipedia says DB2 is no longer Platform-specific: Historically and unlike other database vendors, IBM produced a platform-specific DB2 product for each of its major operating systems. However, in ...
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How Do I Get DB2 NoSQL User-Defined Functions to Work

I am using NoSQL in DB2 10.5 FP4. I am creating and connecting to the database with the 'db2admin' administrator user ID on my Windows machine. I also used the 'db2 attach to DB2_01 as db2admin' ...