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Db2 for z/OS

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Better RMF API support in Db2 stats collection

Db2 can extract z/OS - LPAR related info from RMF when ZOSMETRICS ZPARM is enabled.However for this to work in a sysplex environment it is required that EVERY member in the sysplex has the Db2 SDSNLINK library in the linklist , regardless of wheth...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance the -904 REASON 00E30305 with the root cause of the failing AUTOBIND

The APAR PH13350 enhancement writes a notification DSNT408I SQLCODE = -904, ERROR: UNSUCCESSFUL EXECUTION CAUSED BY AN UNAVAILABLE RESOURCE. REASON 00E30305, TYPE OF RESOURCE This is a useful notification but it can be quite difficult to find the ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RUNSTATS with exception consideration

All DB2 customers use RUNSTATS. The RUNSTATS results are used by the DB2 optimizer to determine optimal access plans. In 99.999 percent of all cases this is not a problem. However, there are some objects (tablespaces / indices) for which a RUNSTAT...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Increase commits in STOSPACE

We opened a case: Contentions on SYSINDEXES during STOSPACE.The stospace on a large stogroup causes many timeouts and deadlocks on the SYSINDEXES to a JDBC application which is the most used in our center.The answer in the case is the following:"S...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Process PBG same as non-UTS Segmented When Using LISTDEF

When using LISTDEF with “PARTLEVEL 0”, partitioned by growth tablespaces which were converted from non-partitioned segmented tablespaces are no longer being considered as part of the result set. In order to maintain the same result list I would li...
29 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Stop package invalidation after ALTER MAXPARTITIONS

These days in an agile world we have to ALTER PBG spaces on-the-fly to raise the MAXPARTITIONS value. Sadly this ALTER, even though it is an immediate ALTER, sets all dependent packages to VALID = 'N' which is, of course, a disaster.
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 8 Future consideration

New Authorization for SELECT all tables (DataSelect)

We use the DataAccess Auth to let Select. Insert, Update & Delete on all tables.But we'll appreciate also a new Auth for letting only Select on all tables. That's why we thought about the name DataSelect.
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication produc...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 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...
about 1 year 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...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration