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Db2 for z/OS

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Blocking Db2 connections to reduce the DSNL030I message flooding.

Often times, an invalid password or a revoked ID results in DSNL030I message. Some web based applications does not have error handling for this message and keeps on trying to connect to Db2 sometimes at a rate of hundreds per second. This flood of...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Planned for future release

Add REMARKS column to SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and COMMENT support for database object

We would like to ask you, to add the REMARKS column in SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and support for COMMENT statement for databases. There is no possibility currently to store some form of a description for databases in DB2 catalog. In big sites where thous...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improving Insert Performance for LOBs

As mentioned in Case TS004024647 there are some situations where inserts in lob structures do not provide the expected performance. Instead they cause massive CPU consumption in the Coupling Facility for the spacemap search. The problem is excessi...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

UTS PBG, SINGLETON SELECT and Lock Avoidance.

Hello Db2 for Z/OS Development. Apar PM89016 was created several years ago to implement the lock avoidance for singleton SELECTs with ISO(CS) and CD(YES) when R-scan is used, or the index that is chosen has matching predicates on all columns of th...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Modify DSNJU004 to print all information stored in a Db2 BSDS

Not everything that resides in a BSDS can be printed via this utility. However several items are stored in the BSDS that we need to go to several other places to get the information
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Standardize and allow LISTDEF PARTEVEL syntax for MODIFY STATISTICS utility

Currently MODIFY STATISTICS utility does not support LISTDEF with PARTLEVEL and throws an error like in example: LISTDEF DB2RK INCLUDE TABLESPACE DS0HUZX.S0HU37P PARTLEVEL(20) TEMPLATE COPYIC DSN(&SS..ICR.&DB..&TS..P&PA..&UQ.) ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

sqlcode -803 INSERT precheck

Looking at DB2 log when a SQLCODE -803 duplicate key condition occurs in an INSERT often leads to a rollback of the change already made to the tablespace and/or in the non unique indexes defined against the affected table. Would it be possible to ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Removal of an unnecesary system crash due to must-complete or latch holding agent - RC 00F3040A

Today, there is an intentional system crash designed and exploited with an abend code 00F3040A when an agent abending in system is in so called must-complete state or is holding a latch. We have been running a case TS006198341 where our system cra...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Modify the DSNJU003 utility to allow it to define anything stored in the Db2 BSDS

When creating and new Db2 member, we must bring it all the way up before we can create the bufferpools, size them, and set the thresholds. We would like the ability to defined them prior to starting the Db2 member/subsystem. When creating an alias...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review