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Db2 AI for z/OS

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Make Dynamic Plan Stability really stable

We use dynamic sql now in nearly all of our applications. It is essential for our shop that the access paths for dynamic sql are as stable as possible. So we will use the new V12 feature "dynamic plan stability". If you look into the manuals and i...
over 1 year ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 11 Not under consideration

Dynamic Plan Stability - Capture statements from explain

If we want to capture a certain dynamic statement for dynamic plan stability, the statement has to reside in the dynamic statement cache. Than you have to search for the statement id and with the statement íd you're able to capture a certain state...
over 3 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Alter (global) VARIABLE command

It is not possible to ALTER a global variable, it is necessary to do DROP + re-CREATE it. And previously we must DROP all the objects that depends on it: PROCEDURE, FUNCTION, TRIGGER, VIEWS ..., and the packages are marked as invalid. After havin...
over 3 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Give the option to make an index "invisible" to DB2

Sometimes, when I have added and index, I have had some surprises in the optimizer using that index when it should not. I would like a quick way to make the index "invisible" to the optimizer and make it not eligible for access paths until I speci...
over 4 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 1 Future consideration