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Posted on 2006-07-21
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I HAVE A TABLE AND SOME MQT'S ARE RELATED TO THT TABLE
I WANT TO DROP THE TABLE AND RECREATE THE SAME TABLE ALL SAME COLUMNS
SAME DATATYPE BUT DONT WANNA DROP MQT ASSOCIATED TO IT
CAN I DO IT ?
THANKS
bobby
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by:sachinwadhwa
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no, you have to recreate MQTs. If you drop table, your MQTs will be marked invaild.

use db2look command to extract DDL of MQTs before dropping tables.
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by:srielau
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You can ALTER teh MQT to DROP the query. Thus you have them decoupled.
Later on you can ALTER ADD the query back in.

Cheers
Serge
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by:Lowfatspread
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why drop the table...?

can you not just "truncate" it  with a Load Null or alter table ... activate not logged initially .. the with empty(?) option


sorry haven't got the exaft syntax to hand...

which version and platform of db2/udb are you using?
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by:bobby2929
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i am on version 8.2 platform NT
can we truncate table i thought truncate is not supported in db2  , i cant delete tht table
as it has like 17 mill rows , if sumone can post truncate command it will be great
thanks
bobby


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ALTER TABLE T ACTIVATE NOT LOGGED INITIALLY WITH EMPTY TABLE;
COMMIT;
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