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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 9, 2016

Add Program/Library and Job to Index Advised Table

The index advised table (and the according Navigator interfaces) should be enhanced by adding the (last) program and job identification that caused that specific index advise to be added/updated.

Use Case:

In order to perform general application performance tuning, the index advised table and Navigator functions are very helpful. But sometimes it might make more sense to change an sql statement in a specific program that caused a probably suspicious index advise than to create the suggested index as that always increases index maintenance time. Sometimes an sql statement can be easily changed to avoid the necessity to create another index.
To find that spot it would be very helpful to know which job and program triggered an advise.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Nov 30, 2016

    We do not have a reasonable approach to provide this information. We suggest that you utilize the SQL Performance Monitor or STRDBMON and use the filter by file support.
    Also, in case you did not know about this, the QSYS2.SYSPROGRAMSTMTSTAT catalog can be used to mine the SQL statement text detail within your 2500+ programs.
    Thank you, Scott