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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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Load Utility: Extension of field selection criterion option by AND conditions

The Db2 for z/OS LOAD utility offers a field selection criterion for the INTO TABLE option via WHEN( ... = ...).Since increasingly complex data structures are used application developers want to specify more complex conditions for selection of to ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Future consideration

allow the ability to generate REPLACE instead of RESUME YES

Sometimes you want to unload/load with REPLACE instead of RESUME YES. Need the unload utility able to generate LOAD REPLACE.
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Enhance DB2 Load WHEN specification

Coding the DB2 Load utility into table WHEN statement to allow for several specified values, not just one, is found in a given field, would be a useful enhancement.
4 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Eliminate Reorgs failing with S513 & IEC146I 513-04 when reorging LOBs

The cause of the S513 error is due to the DB2 reorg utility trying to write two image copies in parallel (one for BASE and one for LOB) when a BASE UTS with LOB TS is being REORG’d and the specified template for image copy datasets has the STACK Y...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

SYSPUNCH - be able to suppress NUMRECS

Certain processes use load cards created from unload utility using LIMIT 0. This creates NUMRECS 0 that needs to be removed prior to the LOAD.
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

IMAGECOPY support: LOAD PART to support STACK YES like REORG PART

For the subject image copy behavior in the LOAD utility, it is as the customer describes:COPYDDN can be specified at the job / table space level but requires the RESUME or REPLACE keywords at the table space level, so this would effectively result...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhancement for DB2 z/OS database backup/recovery

BUSINESS REQUIREMENTDatabase Recovery is probably the most critical area for DBAs and Application Support teams. As important as new features and performance are, Recovery is absolutely crucial – Production data loss is unacceptable, long database...
3 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

FORCE for LOAD

We are currently depending on vendor software that has the capability of cancelling DB2 threads when entering the switch phase of a load. This capability has saved the application team hundreds of incident tickets nightly as they perform loads d...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Delivered

"Reorg force all" should kill all existing (active or inactive) threads which belong to the object which would be reorganized

we have many tables which are changed and selected 24 hours a day - 7 days a week. So this tables need more reorgs than other not so much changed tables but it is not possible to make a reorg (force all) because there are Spufi User with autocommi...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Delivered

UTILITY CHECK DATA ENHANCEMENT

We would like to add feature to the CHECK UTILITY to support list of tabelspaces that are in CHECK-PENDING status to be checked. In a case we have some tables in CHECK-PENDING status and the tables have RI we need to know the connection between t...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration