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Db2 for z/OS

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Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Configure a user-defined value for disabling all IFI request and MONITOR trace processing after a number of abends

When a certain number of abends occurs, while processing IFI requests, processing of all IFI request and MONITOR trace is disabled, requiring an action from Db2 operator/system administrator to be resumed. Today this number of abends, that disable...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve performance in queries with IN predicate

Hello! We had problems with CPU in Production environment several months ago with a simple query with IN predicate. The CPU reached 100%! Particularly, this query has many literals within IN predicate and the IN predicate can't be matching. After ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhance DSNT375I deadlock message to include DRP global variable use

Following the introduction of the CURRENT LOCK TIMEOUT (CLT) special register and DEADLOCK_RESOLUTION_PRIORITY (DRP) global variable with EPIC 8876, the DSNT376I timeout message has been enhanced to show the timeout values used for both requester ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance command -DISPLAY PROFILE with keyword DETAIL

The -DISPLAY PROFILE command allows to determine if profiling is active or inactive on a specific DB2 member. The command returns output similar to: -display profile DSNT753I +DB2A DSNT1DSP DISPLAY PROFILE REPORT FOLLOWS: STATUS = ON TIMESTAMP = ...
22 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

zSort information in Utilities History

When running some utilities Db2 can choose to use zSort. In Utilities History (SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES). there is a column SORTNAME where you can see if DSSORT or DB2SORT has been used. The information if zSort has been used or not is vital as it can ...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release

Enable use of DSN_PROFILE* tables global variables for local workload

At the following link, we see global variables can be used with profile tables. However, there is a sentence that mentions the following:...
24 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide ROWID addition for PBG to PBR conversion in V13 ALTER statement.

In V13m we get to convert PBG tablespace to PBR by a simple ALTER statement. However, we will be forced to look for a partitioning key by working with application team. In the mean time, in V12 we have a feature called "Hidden ROWID support for pa...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Enhance DB2 System Profile’s history table

Although DB2 profile history tables are available, they cannot currently provide a complete history of enabled and disabled profiles. Actually, a DB2 profile is registered in the history tables only for START PROFILE commands, and only if the prof...
22 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review