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Db2 for z/OS

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Message for START DATABASE

Message for LOG MSTR of the command START DATABASE and STOP DATABASE.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add catalog information when a Compression Dictionary was created

The compression dictionary date created is currently not available to help identify the age of the dictionary. The age would also help to identify dictionaries create before upgrading to the latest release.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow column masking on system temporal tables

We have a few System Temporal tables that have sensitive data. We need to be able to create column masks on those columns. Currently we get a SQL20474N with Reason Code 17 when we try to run a CREATE MASK on system temporal tables.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Audit 145 records; always supply a (non-zero) QW0145SI value.

As per PH04538, under the current design, "we are afraid that zero QW0145SI can not be eliminated as it happens when the stmt is not cached nor static base on current design. "
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Timestamps in system generated messages in STDERR in a java WLM.

The STDERR in a java WLM does not include a timestamp of when the message was written. It's hard to cross check the system message produced with an application issue.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

UNLOAD Utility should have the ability to generate IGNOREFIELDS YES

This is a manual effort using INSYNCH to add this to the load cards
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Unload should generate the correct load cards to load Temporal Base Tables

Currently the unload utility generates load cards with Temporal Column Names having different names as the DB2 catalog. This causes the load to generate new values for ROW BEGIN, ROW END, TRANSACTION START ID which is incorrect. Having INSYNCH sof...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Improve optimizers cost estimation when recursive table expression invloved

Please refer to case TS004038133. Application developer uses SQL EXPLAIN to compare the cost of different SQL statement and decides which one to use. In one case, they found EXPLAIN reported lower cost for one SQL than other but in actual executio...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

allow CREATE FUNCTION with RETURNS TABLE to use SQLPL

Today (in V12 <and maybe earlier>) it is possible CREATE FUNCTION using SQLPL and RETURN a value (of any data type). This is pretty cool.. and powerful. This is useful to perform complex SQLPL operations inside the UDF (LANGUAGE SQL). For ex...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Specia Register to change INVALIDATECACHE default in Db2v12

We have PeopleSoft Payroll application running on Db2 v12 z/OS. We noticed that the default value of INVALIDATECACHE in RUNSTATS has been changed from YES to NO in v12. This change has huge impact on the performance because RUNSTATS for temporary ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration