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Db2 for z/OS

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Provide incremental progress messages through a DB2 group restart

During a recent DR activity our Db2 had issues during group recovery and it was challenging to determine at what point Db2 had gone as far as it could before requiring the other member to be restarted to resolve any locks RC00C200EB . The MSTR log...
about 11 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Gather performance statistics for DB2 Stored procedures (of various types)

We have many thousands of stored procedures in several Datasharing groups. If we identify one that may be unused, before we remove it, we want to research and ensure that it is not used anywhere. We want to search a database for instances of this ...
about 12 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Override filesystem option for DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD and DSNISMKD jobs

For modules that create USS directories, the following modules exist: DSNASMKD, DSNLSMKD, DSNWSMKD, DSNISMKD They will all create directories under /usr/lpp/db2 or /usr/lpp/db2c10 (or another variant) It's possible to invoke these programs with a ...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

Provide a facility to track Db2 Command History

A table that would record commands (like START/STOP, ), when they were executed, by whom, etc. Some commands (like DISPLAY) could be excluded. One Use Case would be to analyze why a tablespace might be in UT status when no utilities are running. A...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Provide more granular subsetting option for MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY profiles

The new option to tighten security requirements for connections to Db2 with : MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY Is a great option to enforce certain authentication options. But currently there is not option to subset these profiles to ...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

include a new READS IFCID for all in-doubt thread display

display Indoubt thread informations that are required to take further steps such as commit/rollback and how to reset the status.
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Ability to stop AOT and other db2 tables on IDAA

When we STOP or start for UT ,spaces of tables that are loaded to IDAA or spaces that relate to AOT's, these spaces are still available for the IDAA. We can SELECT data from the IDAA for these tables and for AOT's' we can also update them. We need...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enable UUID as a column type, and generation of UUIDs

As we are moving towards more microservices on Z, and more interaction with cloud services, where UUIDs are much more used, we see a growing need for saving and generating UUIDs on Z. We therefore propose that UUID be made a column type in DB2. Th...
11 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Enhance Db2 FTB analytics function Db2 V12

Started last weeks activating FTB in development systems by using ZPARM DSN6SPRM.INDEX_MEMORY_CONTROL. Tried to get information using -DISPLAY STATS(INDEXMEMORYUSAGE) LIMIT(*) -DISPLAY STATS(INDEXTRAVERSECOUNT). i thought i will get deeper to it b...
22 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Use OPTHINT for package with version

Db2 uses the following PLAN_TABLE columns when matching rows that specify access paths to SQL statements: QUERYNO , APPLNAME , PROGNAME , VERSION , COLLID , OPTHINT If I use PKGVERSION(AUTO) during precompile I need to change my OPTHINT every time...
26 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review