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PINNED Enable DVM Studio to be able to quickly capture environment data needed for problem resolution
We are sometimes asked to provide detailed information for a Case we have opened on DVM. Information includes the current build, IN00, trace browse, map definitions and sometimes the underlying data that is causing the issue. If functionality wa...

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4GL - INPUT statement - Ability to EXIT INPUT but still execute the AFTER INPUT control block

It would be handy to be able to exit from an INPUT statement and (conditionally) trigger the AFTER INPUT control block. Currently if you execute and EXIT INPUT, the thread will continue after the END INPUT statement. What I am requesting is a ne...
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Client Products 1 Not under consideration

Query performs poorly due to missing column group statistics

SQL chose hash join instead of index join, and performs poorly. The defect number is "idsdb00496878". It's identified to be an issue of "missing column group statistics". Please help to fix it. Thanks!
over 7 years ago in Informix / Informix Server 0 Not under consideration

PARTITION BY clause should be available to create DPSI of Index on expression

IOE (Index on expression) can be DPSI, but when we specify PARTITION BY clause in the DDL to create partitioned IOE, it is failed by SQLCODE -628 in DB2 V11.We can create DPSI of IOE by the following DDL.CREATE INDEX TEMP.INDEX2 ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Ability to ALTER BUFFERPOOL AT PARTITION LEVEL

We have partitioned by Growth table of size 1.5TB. It is defined in the bufferpool BP2. We noticed that the average row length of the rows is around 2000 and hence by altering the tablespace to BP16K0, each page will contain more rows there by giv...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

We'd like a way to ALTER INLINE Scalar Functions

As noted in our 55126.379.000 PMR.... ‎We recently encountered an issue when the need arose to change an inline UDF that has dependent objects (i.e. stored procedures). We ‎found we cannot simply ALTER the UDF as we do when changing a s...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Authorization problems with userid related to CDC-DB2 connection

Currently the replication deamon will go into sleep if one of the passwords for one of the subscriptions is in error. He will get back to work once that has been corrected via configuration console updateCretentials() (as the ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

IDAA - Enable Replication should allow trusted load

When we enable replication for a table, a new load of the table is forced. The IDAA solution should allow enableing replication based on the already loaded table. To insure integrity, the replication should apply logs based on the actuell data. To...
over 7 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Status RREPL can be removed via normal start

In DB2 V10, we can do a START RREPL to certify that only a replication product (in our case, qrep) can update the table. It's good, as today we need a trigger in the target table to have this. The problem is that with a single start RW this ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

JCCT2ZOS / avoid DSN3201I if application does NOT issue connection.close()

JCCT2ZOS application get DSN3201I if application does NOT issue connection.close():If i now do NOT close the connection and the PGM is ended, we receive in DB2:DSN3201I +DB1I ABNORMAL EOT IN PROGRESS FOR 934 USER=MARK5 CONNECTIO...
over 7 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Not under consideration

Selective Suppression of DB2 maintained System History

There are times when it is not desirable to create a new DB2 maintained system history row if the values in the columns of the base table have actually not changed. DB2 already suppresses the actual update of a non-temproal table if none of the c...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration