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Db2 for z/OS

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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.
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Provide Db2 utility messages regarding the usage (or not) of the Large Block Interface

The Large Block Interface (LBI) provided by z/OS can be used by Db2 utilities (such as COPY) to greatly reduce the utility runtime of when creating data sets on tape devices. The LBI must first be enabled through the DEVSUPxx member of SYS1.PARM...
16 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Enhancement to JSON2BSON UDF

With the increasing adoption of Db2 REST, the use of JSON2BSON UDF also increased. The problem with this UDF is that frequent repetitive calls of this UDF will result in -904 "ROUTINE PARAMETER STORAGE" error. We have gone thru recommendations in ...
17 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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.
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 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...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Rebinding/Binding old native stored procedure packages

Let’s say you have a native SQL stored procedure package. And it was created/bound on Db2 V10 system. And you’d like to bind/rebind that same native SQL stored procedure package to V12R1M50+ (Let’s say for version next, if there is such a thing). ...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Delivered

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...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under 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...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 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-Product...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release