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Add Ability to Generate Report Showing INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE Activity by AUTHID

Please add the ability to generate a report that can summarize INSERT/UPDATE/DELETE activity by AUTHID. This would look similar to a summary report, but instead of reporting counts by table, it would be by AUTHID. It seems currently the only way t...
2 days ago in Db2 Log Analysis Tool for z/OS 0 Submitted

Allow to ALTER (and CREATE) a Db2 pageset with the max allowable size

The current maximum for PRIQTY is 64GB. If one wants to avoid extent processing in z/OS and has pagesets larger than 64GB, there is no option (besides user-defined pagesets) to achieve this. By using IAG2 we encountered the fact that IAG2 is somet...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Since customers' environment needs to stay updated please make the Db2 pureScale for AIX 7.3 TL01 and TL02 certified for Power System 10. We just certified the "AIX 7.3 TL00 SP1 or higher".

It is useful to avoid security breach and avoid OS known bugs.
19 days ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Submitted

(Automatic) Testing for full reliability

e.g. generation of test cases out of COBOL code

Explainability of generated Java code

it's crucial to understand the rationale behind the generated Java code including but not restricting to the reference of Cobol code lines

Support of client specific coding guidelines

provide opportunity to incorporate client specific coding guidelines for instance use of project structures / folders

Support self-implemented common services / library functions

e.g. abend handling, error information generation, commit handling, …

Coherence in the transformation (re-use of same code / tables)

Coherence in the transformation (re-use of same code / tables) - code assistant should have a knowledge of already translated parts and should be able to reuse them when re-occuring

Support of Java datatypes required for financial applications, e.g BigDecimal

Support of Java datatypes required for financial applications, e.g BigDecimal BigDecimals are a crucial datatype when handling Finance data

Support of SQLJ

Support for static SQL in Java for z (SQLJ is standard by IBM). NB: Certain requirements prevent use of dynamic SQL (e.g. static build plans, trackable user authorisation)