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Db2 for z/OS

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Improve messaging surrounding the +20272 SQL warning in cases of a -904

A DBA was running an ALTER NOT CLUSTER. The ALTER should have converted the tablespace to table-controlled partitioning, but it encountered a -904. I have copied the output to "additional details".In the SPUFI output, after the -904, the ALTER dis...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Needs more information

Allow for "OPTIMIZE FOR n ROWS" to be added to DELETE, UPDATE Statements

OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW can be added to SELECT SQL. One reason may be to influence the optimizer to chose one index over another, or to not perform a SORT with List Prefetch Adding OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW to a DELETE statement results in an error: EXPLA...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Reorging a TS with NPSIs, SORT NPSI = AUTO, getting IGD17272I VOLUME SELECTION HAS FAILED FOR INSUFFICIENT SPACE FOR which resulted in DSNU3341I 171 01:39:59.85 DSNURPCT - CANNOT ALLOCATE SORT DATASETS WITHIN 255 LIMIT , REORG should change to SORTNPSI = NO to prevent abend

Reorg TS with NPSIs and SORTNPSI or zparm REORG_PART_SORT_NPSI = AUTO. Reorg decides to run with SORTNPSI YES which sorts all keys for NPSIs. Job is having issues getting DASD resulting in numerous:01.39.58 J0916868 IGD17272I VOLUME SELECTION H...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Alias for REST Services

Db2 REST services, with versioning enabled, sets the first service created via the BIND SERVICE command to be the default service.at this stage the URL and the REST service are in sync and the URL need not reference the version as DB2 will invoke ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Delivered

QUIESCE utility: Add the functionality described in the REORG drain-spec to the QUIESCE utility

Currently the QUIESCE utility has no capability to mitigate its impact on end user application workloads like the REORG utility does via its drain-spec functionality.
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

EXPLAIN PACKAGE - Populate all EXPLAIN tables

EXPLAIN PACKAGE only populates the PLAN_TABLE It should allow for the population of explain tables
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Distributed Thread cancelled due to Idle Thread Timeout or MONITOR IDLE THREADS not writing record to SYS1.LOGREC

We noticed that every DB2 distributed thread that is cancelled because: 1) Idle thread timeout value that is specified by Db2 subsystem parameter IDTHTOIN in macro DSN6FAC is exceeded; or 2) ATTRIBUTE2 value in a row with KEYWORD value MONITOR...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Different Column Names for Union Query

IBM Db2 z/OS development team to allow different column names in different parts of a UNION clause, as long as their types match, and assign the column names from the first part of the UNION clause to the columns of resulting table
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Delivered

No Implicit Runstats when running Reorg that materializes pending DDL

When a REORG is run to materialize a pending DDL change, the REORG enforces an inline statistics (RUNSTATS) even though no statistics keywork is added to the REORG statement/card. it defaults to TABLE(ALL) INDEX(ALL).This obviously can impact acce...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration