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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How to call Oracle's stored procedure from DB2 stored procedure?

I am new to writing stored procedures and wondering if it's possible to call a Oralce' stored procedure from DB2 stored procedure. I have a scenario where a trigger on a DB2 table will invoke a DB2 ...
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A table with a foreign-key, referencing the tables own primary key

I was looking at the database sample that is provided by the DB2 server installaion. This database is the one created when running db2samle.exe from the "bin" folder. I noticed that the table "ACT" ...
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db2 tables altered, reorg

When I alter a table in DB, I need to reorg it: Call Sysproc.admin_cmd ('reorg Table myTable'); if I had done many modifications, how can I know which tables need a reorg?
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Sending a mail using DB2's Proceude UTL_MAIL

I'm trying to send mail from DB2 using the procedure UTL_MAIL. I'm using the DB2 Express Edition 10.1. First I was getting the error of SMTP Server. After using the below command, update admin cfg ...
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Online backups with VENDOR library: what should be set for ACTIVE LOG PATH?

My customer is using Veritas NetBackup so we use its library file in the LOGARCHMETH1 parameter for the VENDOR option. That is for archive logging path. What path should be set for ACTIVE LOG PATH (...
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DB2 9.7 - Find rows inserted by a specific trigger

We are auditing a table TRANSACTIONS that inserts a row in HISTORY_TRANSACTIONS when specific columns are changed. These inserts happen through a number of triggers defined on TRANSACTIONS table. Is ...
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db INDEX on ORDER BY FIELD in very simple query does not help - still slow response?

I have very simple query which returns 200K records very slow (20 seconds). SELECT * FROM TABLE ORDER BY ID DESC If I do just SELECT * FROM TABLE it returns quick result. I created INDEX on ...
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Install db2 express c on Mac OSX

I have posted the question yesterday, then I was able to figure it out by myself. As I haven't found any complete guide, I'm writing down the steps just in case. So the question is: "How do I ...
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Should indexes automatically be placed into their own bufferpool?

We work with DB2 LUW (specifically we are currently on 9.7 FP4) running on AIX. Per best practices from IBM, they recommend that when you build a table, you place the data, the indexes, and LOBs/LONG ...
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Change column from NOT LOGGED to LOGGED

I have a database DAT1 running on DB2 version 10.5. I want to enable logging for all CLOB and BLOB columns of my table TAB1. The table was initially created with those columns as NOT LOGGED but now I ...
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DB2 SQL error: SQLCODE: -805, SQLSTATE: 51002

I am doing a batch process which fetches rows from table 50000 times. The query is: SELECT * FROM <table name> WHERE <condition; this changes for each iteration(50000)> This batch ...
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SQL db2 remove specific item from the query

Can you please help me out with the below query? What I am looking for is a code to exclude items with wording '90003' from column COR_ID. So far I have a code that extracts data with date older than ...
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how to get the start date and end date from a week number stored in a table [closed]

I am having a table WK_NO_AVL with below columns- year wk_no flag 2015 1 Y 2015 2 Y 2015 3 Y 2015 4 Y 2015 5 Y 2015 6 Y 2015 7 Y 2015 8 Y 2015 9 Y ...
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How to rebind a package inside a Stored Procedure (DB2)

I have a few Stored Procedures for my application (DB2 V 9.7.3). I need to rebind the packages corresponding to the Stored Procedures. I wish to get having them recompiled inside a Stored Procedure by ...
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Set a Max allocated size for a sellected storage path in db2

I have a DB2 storage group with storage paths set like C:\ D:\ E:\ Size of my C: drive is 100 GB and the other programs keep crashing because it fill data drive by one, even I can allocate more ...
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DB2 Naming Standards - Similar to OFA

I'm an Oracle DBA getting started on DB2. On Oracle we have a document called Optimal Flexible Architecture that sets a group of naming standards, like what should be the disk name for the database. ...
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DB2 : Alter table: CLOB to VARCHAR

I have a Table which some nut head had created. The data in it is not more than varchar(100) but he has created the column as CLOB. Need to change it to Varchar (100). The below query does not seem ...
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MySQL CHAR_LENGTH() alternative in IBM DB2

I have a value in a cell that has a Unicode character: "Nit€sh" I want to get the length in SB2. The problem is, If I use the length function it's considering '€' as 2 and total is 7. I am trying ...
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Options for creating a read-only replica of a DB2 database

We are a dev company that develops and supports an application based on DB2 LUW 10.5 for a customer. We have a VPN that gives us access to our customer's production environment, and we often connect ...
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What's the most efficient way to perform a case insensitive search for a word in a text field?

What is the most efficient way to perform a case insensitive search for a word in a TEXT (or CLOB) field? I've been using WHERE LOWER(body) LIKE '%word%' but I think the calls to LOWER() might be ...
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How to run db2pd -hadr in batch mode

I am trying to automate some things on DB2 and would like to use a batch file to do this. I create the following batch file test.bat: db2cmd - -w "db2 -tvf test.db2" I then try to do two commands ...
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Is it more efficient to union from sub-query or combine two outer queries?

I searched for this but couldn't find the response I needed. So my apologies if this has already been asked. I'm asking in regards to DB2 but I suppose this would apply, generally speaking, to just ...
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Hows to make a DB2 table read-only?

We need to test how an application will fail when the DB2 database cannot be written to. What is the easiest way to make a DB2 table read-only? Is this considered locking? Thanks in advance, Bert
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Database index on FK with only NULL values

We have in our database an index with table cardinality over 10.000 but full key cardinality only 1. The reason for this that all the values for the column are NULL, hence cardinality 1. Does this ...
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Create DB2 on networked drive but managing from Windows

I'm relatively new to DB world and DB2 is very new. Below is what I'm trying to achieve: Install DB2 express C and IBM data studio on windows (with Fixed IP) create/share/host DB2 on a shared/...
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Named Parameter Markers in DB2 for z/OS

I have a query where I will be using the same value twice for one of the parameters. This query will be run under IBM Data Studio to see the results. Below is a sample query: SELECT * FROM SYSADM....
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Syntax error while creating DB2 Trigger

What is wrong in the below trigger syntax, I am getting this error An unexpected token "INT" was found following " DECLARE NULL_ROW_ID". Expected tokens may include: "END-OF-STATEMENT".. SQLCODE=-...
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Driver properties for db2jcc in Squirrell and MON_GET_CONNECTION table function

I'm trying to set driver properties like: clientAccountingInformation clientApplicationInformation clientProgramId clientProgramName in Squirrell 3.6 (http://squirrel-sql.sourceforge.net/). See ...
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Extract column definitions from an IXF file of unknown origin

Suppose someone exported the table PROPERTIES using the command: CALL SYSPROC.ADMIN_CMD( 'EXPORT TO /tmp/properties.ixf OF IXF MESSAGES ON SERVER select * from properties' ); Since then the ...
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Use of SET INTEGRITY for DETACH PARTITION

I have some partitioned tables with DB2 LUW 10 . We have one partition for each data.I am reviewing a DB2 stored procedure that runs daily detaching old data partition and creating a new partition ...
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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 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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Which size is correct?

I have to estimate the size of a DB2 DB; I used several methods and the problem is I get huge differences. In order to simplify the problem, I'll focus on a unique table. Use of the following SQL ...
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DB2 connection rejected with JDBC and ODBC

Good day to all, Currently I have 4 as400 servers, with db2 installed, is the production server and development server with its two replicas. The development java team uses IBM Toolbox for Java and ...
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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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How can i give SECADM to instance owner in DB2?

i'm using db2 9.7 on linux and created a user "db2fee1i" to be a instance owner. I restored a database, but even being SYSADM i only can connect to database. I need to give DATAACCESS to another user, ...
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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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Select statement for selecting every week's log record

Here is a simplified version of the table in question: +------------------------------------------------------+ | DatabaseName | LogRecordNumber | LogTimestamp | +------------------------------...
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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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Not getting CLI Trace log DB2

Currently I am working on fixing an issue with the Java-DB2 connection leak. For which I require the CLI Trace logs. In my db2cli.ini I have added the below parameters, but still I am not getting the ...
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Db2 high availability Instance configuration db2haicu fails

Hi I Configured db2 HADR between two servers and the servers are running in HADR Primary and Standby are syncing up I tried to configure the instance configuration utility db2haicu on both the ...
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Removing apostrophe in result set

create view ENTRP_SERVS.V_IRS_BULK as Select Atr.Ssn_Tx ,Names.First_Na ,Names.Middle_Na ,Names.Last_Na ,Reff.Ref_Cd_Desc_Tx Suffix_Na ,MBR.PRSN_MBRSH_ID, T_PRSN_MBRSH_TAX.FILTER_TYPE_CD From Hix....
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DB2 LOAD: Poor performance while loading table with large BLOBs

I need help regarding LOAD-command with BLOBs. I notice very poor performance while loading a table which contains large BLOBs. While tracing the OS, I only have about 15MB/sec I/O-speed. But in ...
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Equivalent SQL Server's Backup COPY ONLY in DB2

In, DB2 when you have a recovery strategie, you have a Full backup, then some deltas or incrementals in between. They are creating based on the previous full (first delta, or any incre. -F---D---D---...
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Running queries directly on DB2 databases

Just have a general query, if it is really fine or safe to run long select queries on RDBMS production Databases specifically DB2? If NO, what are the major risks and issues in executing select ...
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Spatial Loader DB2 giving error while importing shape file

While I am trying to import a shapefile using db2se import_shape file utility, db2se import_shape <dbname> -userId <userid> -pw <password> -fileName U:\ShapeFiles\...
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Merging a Select query into a view

I am using DB2. So, I have a view which is working fine. It is : Select Atr.Ssn_Tx ,Names.First_Na ,Names.Middle_Na ,Names.Last_Na ,Reff.Ref_Cd_Desc_Tx Suffix_Na ,MBR.PRSN_MBRSH_ID From Hix....
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DB2 SQL: How to select all days in a date range even if no data exists for some days

I am really really new to the whole programming world. I have found this previously. However I need rolling dates and into a SQL i am not aware what it is. Example of the SQL im using: Select dd....
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IBM DB2 9.7 and latest 10 version compatibility

At some point projects need to move from IBM DB/2 9.7 to some 10 version. Are there any significant compatibility issues that should be taken into account? We ofcourse use tables in schemas, but then ...
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DB2 removing white spaces in field values

In a table I have a column called column_xml defined as CLOB(1000000). The fields in the column contain XML formatted information. My problem is that there are lots of white spaces in these fields ...