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We use a VTL for our Tape Environment. For a VTL it is recommended by IBM to use UNIT=(TAPE,,DEFER) in all Jobs. DB2 uses templates to generate JCL. In this templates it is not possible to code a DEFER parameter. Is there a way to solve this dilemma?
Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities
Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
Introduce a new parameter to the export utility to be able to export data from a table that is in a backup image.This functionality is especially useful for data extraction without touching/impacting the source system
Allow a WHERE clause for ADMIN_MOVE_TABLE to delete data while moving a table
One of the most painful things to do is to delete a huge amount of data. One workaround for this is to export the data needed and then LOAD/REPLACE back into the same table, but this requires an outage of the table to accomplish.If a WHERE clause ...
db2look with -printdbcfg must support parameters with "automatic" value
To clone a database and all its objects IBM recommend to use the db2look utility. If you use the -printdbcfg to clone the db configuration too the db2look utility generate the parameter values in the update commands but without the "automatic" va...
We got a special build in Case TS005866848 for resetting the fenced pool for fmp32 processes. As it now works setting the parameter fenced_pool to zero it marks all fenced processes with state 0x02000010 and then clears them out of the pool. We ne...
Many customers want to REORG their tables quickly and efficiently. The classic REORG is by far the fastest option but puts the table in read only mode. Inplace reorg allows write access but is much slower and not suitable for tables that have a hi...
Currently, automatic reorgs can only be performed offline. The additional functionality we are looking for would be the ability to perform automatic in-place/online reorgs. The benefit of that is users still have full table access during the proce...
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