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Db2 for z/OS

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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...
almost 10 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 ...
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Db2 Unload from a Cursor

Enhance the Db2 UNLOAD utility to perform an unload from a declared cursor
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future 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-Produ...
almost 2 years 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 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RI support for tables with mixed encoding schemes

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

Provide SCOPE(GROUP) option for STOP/START PROFILE

Provide for a SCOPE(GROUP) option for START/STOP PROFILE commands similar to START/STOP PROCEDURE.
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Provide SQL access to product statistics API's

Provide a way to bring statistics from various products API's into an SQL context. Sample has been shown to selected zBLC customers during the Dublin face-2-face. Requirement has been discussed with Jeff Josten / Chris Crone. Offer has been made t...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

alter tablespace to convert PBG to PBR online

Changing a PBG-tablespace to a PBR one means dropping and recreating the object, involving a number of related tasks such as UNLOAD, LOAD, CHECK asf.
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

DISPLAY DB Command CLAIMERS does not list LOAD utility

Our DBAs have realized that when a load job is running against a tablespace and the load utility is active, the display claimer did not show the jobname that are executing the job. However , the display use does show the job name. For example: -DI...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Is a defect