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Db2 for z/OS

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Online change of indexes

We would like to be able to alter indexes as an online change, regardless of whether it is a duplicate index or a unique index (in the latter case it will often be the addition of include columns). We often have changes to indexes in connection wi...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve installation CLIST

I have just suffered over two days of Db2 Install Clist and can heartily recommend no-one use it to do a clean Install. The problems are myriad but the absolute number one is when it dies/crashes/abends all input data, apart from two or three rand...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Remove some of the restrictions related to SQLCODE -20555

There is currently a restriction on the use of archive-enabled tables and temporal tables in one statement: The execution of this statement leads to SQLCODE -20555: SELECT * FROM DB2.LZTB0586 WHERE VNR IN ( SELECT VNR FROM DB2.LZTB0520) SQLERROR O...
13 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow to query and stop an object in one go to avoid STOPP

HSM allows to move DB2 page sets by stopping them and copying them and then starting the page sets again. HSM does this by DIS DB(...) SP(...) USE and a subsequent STO DB(...) SP(...). If in the small timing window between the DIS command and the ...
17 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

When DB2 writes a message to the DB2 Log, DB2 could also optionally write the contents of the message to a new IBM Catalog Table SYSIBM.DB2_Messages or a user defined table.

WHY THIS IS A GOOD IDEA Many of our DB2 subsystems and members remain active for several months or more. Searching for a DB2 Message can take a long time in SDSF when analysing and diagnosing problems. Having all of the DB2 Messages in a Table mak...
21 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Change Isolation Level to UR on Read-Only DBs / Tablespaces / Partitions

Databases, Tablespaces, and Partitions can be started in Db2 in read-only (RO) mode. This allows user transactions to access data in these objects only for read (SELECT). Therefore no modification to this data can be made. However, when accessing ...
25 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ALTER TABLE DROP multiple COLUMNs

If you want do delete multiple columns of a table using "ALTER TABLE tbname DROP COLUMN colname", you currently have to execute many ALTER TABLE statements. The execution time increases exponentially with the number of columns to be deleted. If th...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add support for CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW syntax

I've seen that Db2 LUW and other types of databases support the syntax to do CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW. This can be useful as you don't have to have a separate statement to drop a view before rerunning a create statement. I had a new DB2 DBA on our t...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

SQL Data Insights - no option to weight attributes for AI_COMMONALITY

For outlier detection weighting single attributes (columns) is key, since attributes in a given dataset negatively affect the outcome of AI_COMMONALITY as tests shown
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

IRLM enhancement in case of global deadlock processing

We had a situation which was described in case TS015567644. The symptom was that IRLM could not fully process the complete deadlock stuff of all members of an 8-way DS system. Therefore we get DXR167E in some of the members. Additional workload wi...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration