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Compress statement text before insert in Dynamic Statement Cache

GGDB212006'Compress' statement text of dynamic SQL statements by removing all unnecessary blanks before inserting in DSC. As a consequence statements have to be 'compressed' before comparing it to statements in DSC
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Improvements in online DDL changes - DBD design

Our company uses DB2 zOS almost exclusively for dynamic SQL workloads. Our management expects that DB2 zOS also has high availability regarding DDL changes in this application szenario. If you intend to perform DDL changes in this environment duri...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

Improve implicit casting

Since V10 there is implicit casting, which is one hand a good feature, but on the other hand can lead to big performance problems. Improve the implicit casting so that the resulting datatype is indexable, e.g. make SELECT ... FROM T1 WHERE Integer...
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improving Insert Performance for LOBs

As mentioned in Case TS004024647 there are some situations where inserts in lob structures do not provide the expected performance. Instead they cause massive CPU consumption in the Coupling Facility for the spacemap search.The problem is excessi...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Create INDEX and SKPT lock. DDL and continuous availability.

Working in a banking 24x7 environment without any maintenance window our concurrency issues with DDL changes are increasing more and more everyday as our workload increases.There are some concurrency problems that we think it should value the effo...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Future consideration

Pseudo IFCID 316

When using REOPT(ALWAYS) on a batch package to deliberately avoid filling the Dynamic Statement Cache (DSC) the SQL is, correctly, not inserted into the DSC and is not exrternalized by an IFCID 316. However this then "hides" the workload from moni...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Standardize and allow LISTDEF PARTEVEL syntax for MODIFY STATISTICS utility

Currently MODIFY STATISTICS utility does not support LISTDEF with PARTLEVEL and throws an error like in example:LISTDEF DB2RK INCLUDE TABLESPACE DS0HUZX.S0HU37P PARTLEVEL(20) TEMPLATE COPYIC DSN(&SS..ICR.&DB..&TS..P&PA..&UQ.) T...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

UTS PBG, SINGLETON SELECT and Lock Avoidance.

Hello Db2 for Z/OS Development.Apar PM89016 was created several years ago to implement the lock avoidance for singleton SELECTs with ISO(CS) and CD(YES) when R-scan is used, or the index that is chosen has matching predicates on all columns of th...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Profile Table Enhancement for local applications

Profile Tables today support only remote connections and no support for local/batch applications. When PT is used to set certain registers, it only works for remote applications and local apps needs to be changed to add certain SET commands.
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

issue DISPLAY BLOCKERS instead of DISPLAY CLAIMERS when DRAIN timeout

Currently when DRAIN fails during REORG, a DISPLAY CLAIMERS is issued. The draw back is there is no "age" information, so user does not know which thread is the blocker, because the claimer could also be waiter.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration