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Db2 for z/OS

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Improve partial RTS externalization comunication to the user

Currently, during RTS externalization if the object being externalized is being accessed at one member of DSG via utility for example, the related member RTS information will now be skipped giving the false RTS view on the object. It is especially...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

DB2/ZOS Use APREUSE(WARN) for all automatic rebinds

All package AUTOBINDs should be performed with the APREUSE(WARN) option. This mitigates the risk of a bad access change.
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Allow pending alter to convert multi table tablespaces to PBG

As with other conversions now supported, we are requesting the ability to convert multi table tablespaces (either simple or segmented) to UTS PBG tablespaces via a pending alter and an online reorg to materialize the pending changes.We have many o...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Improve DB2 DBD pool processing to prevent full and provide better diagnostics

Improve DB2 DBD pool processing by1) providing a dynamic increase process to help prevent full conditions (and therefore thread failures)2) providing better diagnostics to identify the DBD's consuming the most non-stealable space. Optionally - id...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Allow BIND(REPLACE) on a DB2 REST service

The current BIND SERVICE command allows BIND ACTION(ADD). It should be enhanced to include BIND ACTION(REPLACE). There are already enhancement Ideas present to allow for the replacing of the default version.During iterative development, or corre...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered


Customer is using the REORG utility to cull or reduce rows from a table. However, if the table in questions has RI relationships with other tables, these related tables may go into a CHECK PENDING state. If the REORG can be run with a NOCHECKPEND ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Recover TS from IC

To have the ability to RECOVER the TABLESPACE from and IMAGE COPY, irrespective of the catalogue being available.
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Provide compression capability for LOB tablespaces

As per IBM DB2 documentation, data in a LOB tablespace can not be compressed. The new feature we are requesting is that compression be available for LOB tablespaces.
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Alias for REST Services

Db2 REST services, with versioning enabled, sets the first service created via the BIND SERVICE command to be the default this stage the URL and the REST service are in sync and the URL need not reference the version as DB2 will invoke ...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Delivered


When loading a table with WHEN and DISCARD, rows that do not qualify because of the WHEN condition get "discarded" and:- discard file is populated with them- it is impossible to distinguish records discarded because of the WHEN clause and e.g. the...
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered