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Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS

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Add Restart Capability RFE 109421

https://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=109421 Add restart capability to HPU as illustrated in the Use Case to reduce the manual effort to change the control cards. use Case: Need to be able to restart. Without re...
over 5 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

For DB2 Force, allow for execution of SQLs prior to the SELECT

There are many times when we need to execute some SQLs prior to the actual SELECT that will unload the data. This could be as simple as SET CURRENT SCHEMA TO XXXX; (if we are using secondary auth id, the default schema of the tables can not be spe...
4 months ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow more than one separator character when unloading in delimited format

A competitor's unload tool allowed us to specify more than one character in the separator field when unloading data in delimited format. We had to use more than one character, because for unloads of certain tables, we couldn't find a character tha...
about 2 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Externalize 'INZI195I & INZU176I' messages to syslog for more accurate verification of execution status, and provide input for decision making.

In a recent case of HPU execution , it was not possible to act efficiently because the information does not include teblaspace / object
about 1 year ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

LOCK YES should imply QUISECE YES

Because HPU is not an application program and not a 'true Utility', it does not check all instances of other Utilities for incompatibility. Users will run HPU and other Utilities will that try to start may not see that HPU is running and there cou...
about 3 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Support spanned unload of XML columns

Although the documentation and the error message content if you try to do this suggests that this is possible, it isn't. We would like XML to be supported with spanned unloads just as LOB columns are today (and have been supported in the core IBM ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 0 Future consideration

HPU V5.1 - Keep the connection in TSO / DB2 CALL / BATCH / UTILITY / CAF instead of ODBC/RRSAF (the same as HPU V4.3 version) RFE 123074

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=123074 Communication switches to ODBC / RRSAF instead of DB2CALL. Our environment has the 'Exit' DSN3@ATH (Conections = TSO / DB2CALL / BATCH / UTILITY / CAF) which changes t...
over 4 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

HPU usage

I have a question about HPU for Z/OS, and I’m wondering if you can open a ticket with IBM for me? The issue is that we would like to extract character columns such that they are wrapped in quotes, and if there are any quotes in the column, we’d li...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 HPU should honour AUTH_COMPATIBILITY

Db2 High Performance Unload does not honour Db2 v12 zparm AUTH_COMPATIBILITY when it is set to Null. There has long been the need to lock down the Unload utility to minimise data leakage risks. This capability was delivered in Db2 v12, but it ha...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add GROUP BY and DISTINCT to HPU RFE 118682

http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/rfe/execute?use_case=viewRfe&CR_ID=118682 The request is to allow HPU tool to support GROUP BY and DISTINCT SQL statement (be part of the hpu syntax diagram ) so that message INZU063I UNSUPPORTED SELECT wont o...
over 4 years ago in Db2 High Performance Unload for z/OS 1 Not under consideration