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Db2 for z/OS

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Command confirmation in joblog of DB2MSTR.

DB2 has many commands which display or alter the status of something. There are a lot of distinct environments from which the commands can be executed (z/OS console, DSN session, TSO DSN command processor, IMS or CICS terminal, special STPs, IFI-i...
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Improve performance of EXPLAIN

With early versions of DB2 the performance of EXPLAIN was not relevant. Nowadays, where DBAs do thousands of EXPLAINs, the performance and turnaround is getting critical. I think there is room for better performance and throughput of mass EXPLAINs...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Needs more information

A View with Select * should be regenertated without Drop/Create View

We have a lot of views defined with Select *. Since DB2 V8 we have the option to add columns to the base table, but the view does not include the new column, which is ok and accepted. But to get the new column we have to drop and recreate the View...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Rename column should be possible if View is on table

We encountered that Rename column is not possible if a View esists on the appropriate table. We would like to exploit this new function (Rename Column), but we have views, which does not allow that. We already have a similar requirement MR02141152...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Command to display the DB2 early code

Customer wants to apply new early code with REFRESH DB2, EARLY by automation software. To be sure that they apply new code, they want to display the early code before the REFRESH DB2 command. Unfortunately this command is not yet implemented, and ...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 V10 Change To EXPLAIN(ONLY) Binds/Rebinds

Change EXPLAIN(ONLY) Binds/Rebinds so that an exclusive lock is not taken on the package during the bind/rebind.
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Db2 Unload from a Cursor

Enhance the Db2 UNLOAD utility to perform an unload from a declared cursor
almost 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RI support for tables with mixed encoding schemes

MR012908405 GGDB208012 GGDB207014
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Reduce messages DSNI070I -FAST INDEX TRAVERSAL

The new Db2 v12 feature Fast Index Traversal advice at MSTR every 2 minutes about Memory used and indexes applied.This is quite uncomfortable when studing or trying to find something inside MSTR.Example: during 23 days, one Member of a Db2-Product...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Package Invalidation avoidance

At the moment nearly all online definition changes to an object leads per default to package invalidation.So online schema evolution is very useful, but with regarding to the availability (7*24) the package invalidation isn't a great implementatio...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration