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Db2 for z/OS

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Full EXPLAIN support for all types of trigger

With Triggers you cannot use the REBIND option OWNER on a rebind. Why not? Not even for EXPLAIN(ONLY). We must get the ability, like with "normal" packages, to EXPLAIN into another set of EXPLAIN tables. Further, if you are using Advanced Triggers...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Enable customers running 24/7 to create unique indexes

Our Internet and Mobile applications are used 24/7 and we do not have any batch windows nor any maintenance windows. When creating new indexes on existing tables the a CREATE INDEX operation generates an unwanted outage when created with DEFER NO....
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Db2 Unload from a Cursor

Enhance the Db2 UNLOAD utility to perform an unload from a declared cursor
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RLF DSNRLMTxx table field RLFIP allow subnet wildcard

we have a need to restrict threads with RLF by specifying userid and source IP with a subnet wild card. the source ips change with each "logon". In order to restrict all possible ips under a given subnet, we would need to enter 255 X 255 ips. allo...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Prevent package invalidation after ALTER TABLE ROTATE

System: Production management databaseActor: Developers maintaining the databaseDescription: Our customer runs a 24/7 production management OLTP system with IMS V10 and DB2 V9 for z/OS on which its transaction rate gets as high as 10 trans/sec, an...
over 9 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 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

select ... from final table ( update table for portion of business time from ... )

the problem is that an update table for portition of business time can effect more than 1 row and if this is made in a bitemporal environment the System Start is set to the first change timestamp. But you didn't know the exact time you have to rea...
12 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add SCOPE(GROUP) to the Start/Stop Profile command

In our shop we have many Db2 data sharing members. If we need to stop and then start our profile tables we need to do so in many places. Adding the SCOPE(GROUP) to the both the start and the stop command would reduce the number of places and comma...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

QUERY_HASH strangeness

Hi! I am starting to use the new column in SYSPACKSTMT called QUERY_HASH and I have noticed that for different SQL Statement texts I am getting the same hash. I am aware that there is no guarantee of uniqueness but what worries me is that my SQL i...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

DB2 Z/OS Sync Logical and Physical Parts after full Reorg

ADD PART was used to insert a new physical partition in the middle of a tablespace. Now the Logical and Physical partitions are mismatch. If a Full Reorg on the full tablespace is performed, the utility can include an option to resync the logical ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration