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Extend Db2 Message monitoring IFCID 197 to include information about message tokens

Our shop is using ITM Situation management to heavily automate processing/notification for our customers and thus minimize the use of custom logic to be maintained (specific REXX programs etc.) . One feature that we leverage is the OMEGAMON for Db...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Sending a reply from MQ-Listener even when the MSGTYPE is not REQUEST

Currently it is possible to change the REPLY-Queue and REPLY-QueueManager via StoredProcedures which are started by the MQ-Listener if the Message was sended with MessageType = REQUEST. But it is not possible to send a REPLY if the MessageType is ...
about 18 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve Space Search Performance for Nearly Full PBR

Currently, when there are many concurrent inserts on a PBR which is nearly full, CPU and elapsed time for inserts increases by many orders of magnitude, to the point where it can completely monopolize the CPU on an LPAR. In past discussions, I was...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for this SYSCOPY's index?

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for the SYSCOPY's index?, since DB2 v12 all tablespaces should be defined as Universal Table Space, PBR or PBG. Segmented and Simple tablespaces are deprecated.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Write Failed Lock Escalation Attempts to Master

Currently, when Lock Escalation succeeds, a message is written to the Master Log with details. However, when a Lock Escalation attempt fails (due to a timeout or deadlock), nothing is written. This sort of timeout or deadlock can be difficult to d...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

UTILITY wait for other Utility

Consider a Utility A executing on an Db2-object (example LOAD) and another incompatible Utility B trying to acquire drain on the same Db2-object (example QUIESCE). Db2 immediately rejects this Utility B, without waiting. We suggest a new Utility o...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Future roadmap on the Database

I would appreciate it if you could help me with the following inquiries: 1) Will OpenPages support RDS Oracle DB for future releases in On-Prem environments? If so, what will be the supported DB versions? 2) Currently, the supported version of Ora...
4 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Infrastructure/Conformance 1 Under review

Report Queries Page should have a better way of organising queries, for example folders

An enterprise report will often contain many many queries. There will be the query that provides the actual content of the report, this is an important query/queries. But there are often lots of queries that could be thought of as noise - for exam...
28 days ago in Cognos Analytics / Reporting 0 Under review

Regarding the move rename script process

Regarding the move rename script process https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/openpages/9.0.0?topic=databases-entity-moverename-utility We want to propose a better function to batch move or rename business entitiessomething we tell you what kind of move re...
21 days ago in OpenPages Ideas / Solutions 1 Under review

EXPLAIN(ONLY) should create no locks

We did an rebind packages with EXPLAIN(ONLY) with an owner change and got into problems because rebind phase-in was not used. So there were a lot of locks which caused timeouts. The owner change for EXPLAIN(ONLY) is needed for a vendor tool. We th...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review