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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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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How to reinstall a legacy DB2 Server 7.x for Linux? [on hold]

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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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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DB2 to require password each time

I am using db2inst1 to connect to a database in DB2 which I have installed on my machine. Therefore, db2inst1 user does not require username/password authentication (borrows them from the OS). I would ...
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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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How to track IOPS statistics?

Is there a way to access statistics about IO operations per second in DB2 9.7? I am not interested in the buffer pool hit ratio, just IOPS.
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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 Linked Server on SQL Server 2012 - Grant Access to Users

I have a linked server on SQL Server 2012 Instance to point to a DB2 database and I have Sys Admin access to that Instance. I am unable to test connection to that DB2OLEDB database as I get below ...
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Split comma separated entries to rows

I have a Table like this: | ID | OtherID | Data +--------+-----------+--------------------------- | 5059 | 73831 | 5103,5107 | 5059 | 73941 | 5103,5104,5107 | 5059 | 73974 | ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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DB2 big strange problem - database is returned to CIRCULAR mode but archive logs keep coming to old archive location

my DB2 database (v 9.7) is in Circular mode. Current Logging Type:Circular (USEREXIT) = OFF (LOGRETAIN) = OFF (LOGARCHMETH1) = OFF (LOGARCHMETH2) = OFF (LOGPRIMARY) = 10 (LOGSECOND) = 10 Path to log ...
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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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DB2 Query Error SQL0204N Even With The Schema Defined

I'm using Python to access tables in DB2 10.1.0 I have a login account named foobar and a schema with the same name. I have a table named users under the schema. When I'm logged in as foobar, I can ...
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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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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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What is difference between CM mode and NFM mode in DB2 V10.1

What is main difference between CM mode and NFM mode in DB2 V10.1. Please let me know features for NFM mode.
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DB2 9.7, create or replace tablespace possible?

I am creating my tablespaces in the sql scripts that create the database schema. This causes a problem in continuous integration processes, where consecutive execution of the script is not possible ...
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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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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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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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Problem deleting detached partition in DB2 LUW V9.7

Recently in prod environment we are having problems while dropping the detached partitions its giving this error """ DB21034E The command was processed as an SQL statement because it was not a ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...