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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What is the locking behavior for Updatable/Insertable Views?

Consider I have a View that is merely a simple join between 2 tables, selecting all columns. The View is Updatable and Insertable. What would be the locking behavior when executing an UPDATE or ...
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Is SET INTEGRITY of any use after IMPORT statements, or just after LOAD statements?

I'm getting the feeling, both from documentation and empirically, that you can only put SET INTEGRITY to good use after a LOAD, not after an IMPORT. LOAD is mentioned for SET INTEGRITY, but not ...
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What program to use for the best compression ratio for DB2 log files?

What linux program to use to compress DB2 log files with the best compression ratio? UPDATE I thought that these log files would be text type files. But viewing them didn't prove this. I tried to ...
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Database comparison tool for IBM db2 like OPatch?

I am looking for a database comparison tool for IBM DB2. I was wondering if there is a utility for IBM DB2 similar to OPatch in Oracle's db 11g?
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Within a RHEL 6.3 + High Reliability Add-on, how do I add DB2 (v9.7) into a service group to have the service controlled by the cluster?

I have a cluster of machines running RHEL 6.3 with the High Reliability Add-on. I have configured a Clustered Logical Volume Manager (CLVM) file system for DB2, which is working correctly. Our DBA's ...
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db2 express c mac osx

I'm experiencing some troubles with the execution of DB2 express c on Mac OSX 10.6 Snow Leopard. I have installed the db system, creating two users, db2 and db2-user. The latter is the instance ...
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What are the best practices for ETL of data from one OLTP system to another, Part 2?

Ok, I originally started a question a ways back called "What are the best practices for ETL of data from one OLTP system to another?". And as you can probably tell from most of my questions so far, ...
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db2_install do not have write permission on the directory or file

This is the error I encountered (I ran the db2_install and everything else as root,): DBI1288E The execution of the program /home/DB_SERVER/ibm/db2/v10.5 failed. This program failed because ...
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DB2 zOS increasing DSSIZE vs adding partition?

I'm trying to load data into a DB2 table. The tablespace has 3 partitions with about 60M,60M,70M rows. The 3rd partition is failing to load. It gives me a warning that loading this partition's dataset ...
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How to determine when REORG with LONGLOBDATA is required (DB2)

REORGCHK only identifies when a reorg is required for space reclamation on normal (non-LOB) data. Is there a way of determining how many pages are wasted due to LONG and LOB data that has been ...
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Parallel insert in db2

I am trying to import from 8 files and insert into a single table in db2. I am running 8 .sql files that will do the task, but only one of them actually seem to be running and inserting into table. ...
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How to access another db from a stored procedure in db2

I want to query a table in another db from within a stored procedure in db2. For example, I am connected to db_a1, and call a stored procedure from within which I need to connect to a table in db_a2. ...
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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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Auditing AS 400 DB2 library user access

As part of the testing to check for authorized users having access to applications and libraries on AS 400 systems, I need help to figure out a list of users having access to applications hosted on ...
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Optimization suggestions for db2 materialized view

I have a view for db2 9.7 which has consolidated o/p from few tables. The view is built and it is working fine I want optimization suggestions on the view SQL CREATE VIEW XYZZ AS SELECT ...
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DB2 importing/replacing fields from a file that contains XML

In two tables I have a column called table1.column_xml and table2.column_xml_2 defined as CLOB(1000000). The fields in the column contain XML formatted information like below column_xml ...
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who are the group people in db2 and who are the users db2luw

I am new to DB2, I want to learn basics in db2luw. Like Who will create group, and under this group who are the users, and what group people do, and what users will do Thanks in advance Raghava
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The query result changes in remote and local database

The below table is created in local database and remote databases. CREATE TABLE EMPLOYEE1 ( EMP_ID INTEGER, EMP_NAME VARCHAR(10), EMP_DEPT VARCHAR(10) ); Insert the below rows in tables created in ...
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SYSPROC.ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE procedure error

Iam using DB2 V9.7. The question is regarding SYSPROC.ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE. I tried to move a table between tablespaces, and its throwing an error. db2 "CALL SYSPROC.ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE ...
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How do I compare two tables with the same column definitions in different schemas?

Any advice would be appreciated. I'm leading my projects initiative to upgrading our ETL software. This can result in data integrity differences. My testing plan is as follows: create an identical ...
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error during db2 installation and uninstallation process

I had installed DB2 9.7 Express C at first. I tried to uninstall that version using the control panel and the add/remove programs option because I got the SQL500C error all the time upon system login ...
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Run a Stored Procedure in DB2 (which has dynamic DDL) under the Definer rights

For our Datawarehouse applications, we want to perform ALTER TABLE ALTER CONSTRAINT <constname> NOT ENFORCED, before the load. Perform the load and then ALTER TABLE ALTER CONSTRAINT ...
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DB2 LUW Query Optimization - IXSCAN timerons greater than total timerons

Sorry - I feel like this is a newb question, but I can't find anything on it. In optimizing a query, I was able to apparently reduce the total timerons from 3,700 to 38. However, on closer examination ...
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“Scan interface error” when connecting to a DB2 database restored on a different server

I restored a database backup taken on a different server using this script: FORCE APPLICATIONS ALL; RESTORE DATABASE MY_DATABASE_NAME FROM /backup/db2inst1 TAKEN AT 20140104051657 ON ...
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DB2 Materialised Query Table performance problems

I'm comparing performance on a series of tables involved in insert/updates/deletes. These tables are about to become the source tables for a Materialised Query Table so I thought getting some ...
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DB2 crashes when XML columns used in Cursors inside a SP

This is the Stored Procedure code written in DB2 V9.7 LUW FP5 **CREATE OR REPLACE PROCEDURE USP_TEST ( IN LOC_LIST XML) P1: BEGIN ATOMIC DECLARE IV_SOV_LOC_ID BIGINT; DECLARE ...
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Db2 Express doesn't start TCP/IP listener (SQL5043N)

At home, I've installed DB2 Express on my Win7 notebook, as a part of the IBM WebSphere installation. At first it was working, but then I restarted Windows and moved to the office, and since then I am ...
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Where can I find the connection string for a DB2 database?

I need to connect an application to my DB2 database. Both application and db are running on the same machine. I've tried this: ...
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how to run Db2 export command in shell

I am trying to run the following db2 command through the python pyodbc module IBM DB2 Command : "DB2 export to C:\file.ixf of ixf select * from emp_hc" i am successfully connected to the DSN using ...
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IBM DB2 Database name not found but I can connect using IBM Data Studio. What happened?

In IBM Data Studio, I can create a connection to a remote IBM DB2 LUW database named DBEMP and browse the schema and data. Here is the steps to create the database connection: From IBM Data Studio, ...
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Application using DB2 not launching due to Win 8

My application uses DB2. It is working fine in Win 7, but not launching in Win 8. Giving error System.Configuration.ConfigurationErrorsException: Failed to find or load the registered .Net ...
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DB2 Load Failure due to timestampformat

I'm trying to load a file into DB2 database table using DB2 Load. I'm able to load the file, using the following statement from the unix prompt. db2 +p -x load from BOM_Sales_20130326.txt of DEL ...
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DB2 db2fm proccess

Server is been up for 365 days, however i got some weird repeated procceses. Are these normal? ps -fea | grep db2fm db2inst1 643284 229516 29 May 25 - 212564:06 ...
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DB2 critical alert “database partition availability”

I have a existing DB2 database that I'm just getting started with and I have connected IBM Data Studio (web) to it and it says that it has the alert "Database Partition Availability" but it doesn't ...
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How do I add a database in IBM DB2

I'm supposed to migrate a MySQL database into IBM DB2, but I thought I'd take baby steps first before I do something like that. So for now, I'd just like to add a database. I'll admit that I have no ...
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How do I use the unload command to export a table to a IXF file

For a table T in schema S, how do I use the unload command to export T data into a IXF file? The IBM DB2 documentation isn't very helpful for this simple case. I am trying to compare performance ...
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Are there any guidelines for the “IBM Premier Level Business Partner”? [closed]

Our company currently subcontracts a DB2 project to a company which have "IBM Premier Level Business Partner". I was just wondering, are there any guideline about what they should provide (say, SQAP, ...
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If anyone has experience about bugs ,problems or any related link of DB2 v.10 FOR ZOS , please reply? [closed]

Hi I want to use db2 10 for zos. If anyone has experience about bugs ,problems or any related link of DB2 v.10, please reply? thanks for your attention.
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How do tablespaces differ in DB2 from databases in MySQL or SQL Server? [closed]

In DB2, it seems there is a strong separation between what a database is and what a tablespace is. Where as in MySQL and MS SQL Server tablespace and database seemed to be used synonymously. What are ...
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DB2 - How to get value for: Transation Per Minute parameter for DB?

Hi is there some easy way to find out what is transaction per minute value for the database? Should I use db2 get snapshot? We are using DB2 9.7 ESE on Linux Thank you in advance
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In DB2 LUW 9.5, is there any way to change the collating sequence without recreating the db?

The documentation says "no" :-) I'm looking for some heady old DBA to whisper dark secrets about cludgy hacks that I'll get fired for sure for using ;-)
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DB2 - How to estimate proper BUFFERPOOL size?

DB2 9.7. 8GB RAM on server. Currently BP has 500 MB (number of pages*pagesize) Database has issue with increased IOPS. So we think maybe BP should be increased. How to estimate needed size for BP? Is ...
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Does anyone use modules in DB2 LUW?

Our environment is currently DB2 9.7 Fix Pack 4 on AIX. I am in the processing of designing and coding some SQL PL stored procedures responsible for archiving data into an archive schema and then ...
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About creating a View With additional coumns (that are not in the table)

I have this view with following definition. create view VIEW_IRS1 as Select MBR.PRSN_MBRSH_ID , Atr.Ssn_Tx , Names.First_Na , Names.Middle_Na , Names.Last_Na , Reff.Ref_Cd_Desc_Tx Suffix_Na ,'FALSE' ...
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What does this TRIGGER do? [closed]

I have this trigger in DB2 that I need to convert to ORACLE, but I don't know how it works in DB2 so i can translate it to a ORACLE one, I think it doesn't do anything. CREATE TRIGGER ERRLOG_TRIGGER ...
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How to unlock a table in IBM DB2 Data Studio 3.1?

I know the process to unlock a table through IBM DB2 Control Center using activity monitor, but I am completely new to IBM DB2 Data Studio 3.1 Administrative Tool. Whenever i am right clicking on that ...
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“SQL1042C An unexpected system error” when creating a database

I installed DB2 Express-C 10.1 on OS X 10.8.4. I installed it in user mode, and it seems to have created an instance with my username (avernet). I checked the instance is indeed there by running ...
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Get all the database in db2 through web

I would like to get all the databases available on a db2 instance from a C# application. The CLP command to be used is LIST DB DIRECTORY. How can I fire this command from C#? Is there another select ...
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Indicators for right balance of the number of DB2 instances per AIX LPAR

I have a question that has been bugging me, but I just don't know how to validate it. We run DB2 LUW on AIX in our shop. Our AIX is currently at 7.1. Our DB2 is at 9.7 FP 4 for most installations and ...
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DB2 - how to safely blow away database on linux?

I'm using (I believe) 10.1.2, on CentOS 6.5 (for sure). The underlying problem I have is that the database upgrade package prepared in house isn't working for me, in at least the sense that the ...