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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.
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Improve DB2 sliding scale algorithm (SECQTY -1)

The maximum secondary space allocation of 559 cylinders for objects of 64GB or greater is too little causing the number of extents hits the limit of 255 or if using Extent Constraint Removal it would generated many extents. For the cases where the...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

improve documentation about CONDBAT (& MDBAT) and how to watch the limit being approached

The IBM provided documentation for important ZPARM of CONDBAT and MDBAT is a bit vague on exactly what to watch for these important limits. The documentation could be improved. I reviewed the documentation for DISPLAY DDF commandhttps://www.ibm.c...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

additional Db2 accounting info when SELECT FROM FINAL TABLE is used

When I use SQL UPDATE then the accounting information is very clear that UPDATE was used. If I wrap that UPDATE with SELECT FROM FINAL TABLE on the outside then the accounting information does not clearly show UPDATE was used. This is tricky and...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improving latch contention in Db2 z/OS

DB2 workloads run at a priority that is related to their origin (may it be batch, IMS, DDF, …) and according to WLM service class definitions.In high system utilization scenarios, or due to workloads running in a WLM service class with a resource ...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add new STATUS codes to SYSIBM.SYSTABLESPACE to reflect different states of the tablespace

For the person who wants to identify the tablespaces that are in advisory reorg-pending status to collectively identify those tables and include them collectively in a reorganization job.
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Not under consideration

Replace unique NPI by PI

We need to replace non-partitioned unique indexes by partitioned indexes. This will be even more important when we start converting PBGs to PBRs in vNext.Already today you can create a new unique index. The problem is getting rid of the old NPI.If...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

When AHA-RFE is implemented -> the APAR and/or KC -> include reference to AHA-RFE nbr

When an AHA -RFE is implemented and the knowledge center (KC) is updated AND/OR the APAR is updated/created then please consider putting a reference in the documentation pointing back to the AHA-RFE number!There may be pros and cons to including t...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Ability to externalize Statistics to RTS after Runstats

In seldom cases (~1%) Online Reorgs abend because the TOTALROWS column in the SYSTABLESPACESTATS are wrong.Then we do Runstats and update the RTS.The question is, why the number of rows is not externalized after doing a RUNSTATS.The value after Ru...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration