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Db2 for z/OS

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Adding userid and timestamp info in Database exception table (DBET)

When an objects goes to a pending status or STOP status due to unplanned / unexpected activity, it is difficult to identify who /when the object went to that restrictive status.Already the DBET will be storing information when an object goes to ST...
23 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Externalize high water marker for EDM pool in DB2 trace on DB2 V12

This stat is useful and required to tune EDM pool appropriately. This would be useful for DB2 systems programmer and DB2 Performance Teams. We had a case opened and the decision is to externalize this feature only with v13. It would be great to ha...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Enhance DSNACCOX for Index Page Splits

We use DSNACCOX to trigger reorgs för tablespaces and indexes regularly. In Db2 13 new columns are added to SYSINDEXSPACESTATS to track index page splits. If a certain number of index page splits has occured since the last reorg of the index the i...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Correct wrong data in IFCID0172 QW0172HQ/QW0172Q1 when package changes occur during waiting/deadlocking

The issue is that 1.- Thread 1 and Thread 2 get locks 2.- Thread 1 changes packages 3.- Thread 1 and 2 deadlock 4.- Thread 1 is chosen as blocker and deadlock processing uses user data from Thread 1's waiter, but the package dependent information ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add zSCC support for Db2 V12.1

We're requesting support for Db2 12.1 to record SMF 1154 in order to provide data for IBM zSCC - Security and Compliance Center. Db2 12.1 is nowadays a supported version.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release

DB2 for zOS correlated column behavior

Problem statement - unqualified column name interpreted as correlated reference. As per example below: DELETE FROM SYSADM.T1 WHERE COL3 IN (SELECT COL3 FROM SYSADM.T2)--> DSNT404I SQLCODE = 012, WARNING: THE UNQUALIFIED COLUMN NAME COL3 WAS INT...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Provide ROWID addition for PBG to PBR conversion in V13 ALTER statement.

In V13m we get to convert PBG tablespace to PBR by a simple ALTER statement. However, we will be forced to look for a partitioning key by working with application team. In the mean time, in V12 we have a feature called "Hidden ROWID support for pa...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Enhance DSNT375I deadlock message to include DRP global variable use

Following the introduction of the CURRENT LOCK TIMEOUT (CLT) special register and DEADLOCK_RESOLUTION_PRIORITY (DRP) global variable with EPIC 8876, the DSNT376I timeout message has been enhanced to show the timeout values used for both requester ...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Parameter to set REORG interrupt due to an unexpected wait

There are situations where a REORG utility can cause locks. A few weeks ago we suffered an episode of timeouts because a Reorg that was locking in the log phase. The Reorg was performing the consolidation of an ALTER DSSIZE in a UTS PBR. We didn't...
27 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review