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Allow 3 different options for statement concentration.

We would like 3 options for statement concentration. It is importantthat all three options are available. 1. No concentration. (already exists) 2. Concentrate queries that have no parameter markers (Current DB2 concentration) 3. Concentrate querie...
about 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

FL LEVEL support

In Db2 12 the Functional Level is currently *not* externalized in various places where it most definitely should be. Notably the PLAN_TABLE, IFCID 316 and IFCID 401. If you are attempting tuning you *must* know under which FL level the SQL in ques...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Convert PBR tablespace to PBG without an outage

Right now we have situations come up where applications and DBAs have created partition by range (PBR) tables, and there is a need later on to convert these to partition by growth (PBG). Currently there is no way to do this without dropping the ob...
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Request for RUNSTATS SHRLEVEL REFERENCE with SAMPLE to update RTS TOTALROWS

Recovery to PIT or to current, and non-standard recovery methods such as DSN1COPY or DF/SMS dataset DUMP/RESTORE from flashcopy backups can leave TOTALROWS set to 0, NULL or invalid values. Trying to run something like a REBUILD index relies on TO...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Changing partitioning key columns

Most of our tables that are created before DB2 V8 (and even some created later than that) uses the primary key as the partitioning key. The resulting partitioning key therefore consists of many columns, but the significant columns for partitioning...
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

REBUILD INDEX utility enhancement

Enhance the REBUILD INDEX SHRLEVEL CHANGE utility to create a shadow copy of the index, then switch it over on completion.
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Db2 To Provide A Way To Override Certain Implicit Table Space Parameters Default Values

TSYS has QMF applications running in 6 UAT and Production Db2 environments. There are approximately 2,600+ client users running QMF queries and procs for their applications in those Db2 environments. Many of the users are creating temporary tables...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 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.
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Expand error message -532 and and output parent table name and child table name

Table1 has 4 level foreign keyTable1 to Table2 --> FK_01Table2 to Table3 -->FK_01, FK_02Table3 to Table4-->FK_01, FK_02Table4 to Table5 --> FK_01If I delete row in Table1, I get the message:DSNT408I SQLCODE = -532, ERROR: THE RELATION...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Future consideration

IFCID amendment to include SQL Text

Currently the ifcid 366 and 376 do not always supply the SQL text, but rely on the explain statement cache to supply it. This means SMF extracts rarely supply the SQL text required for these records.
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration