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Db2 for z/OS

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DISPLAY UTIL should show more detailed count for the displayed phases

We have a REBUILD IX job with a table which has 8.5 billion rows. During the rebuild DIS UTIL shows for the UNLOAD phase a higher count than 8.5 billion e.g 10 billion or more. Therefore I openend a case how could it be that this number is higher ...
about 5 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Avoid ending with an abend for utilities with AUX YES when TEMPLATE goes to TAPE with STACK YES.

This would help to reduce the number of dump and "wrong" or "bad" opinion about Db2 z/OS to our customers. It would also help us to reduce the number of incidents.
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Violation of referential integrity - enrich the inaccurate messagetext DSNT408I for sqlcode -530 with parent <> child information

If the insert in a child table is not successful because the foreign key value does not match with a primary key value for a given relationship DB2 sends DSNT408I. Looking into this messagetext you will find only the name of the relationship. That...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Delete DB2 Old Archive logs without stopping DB2

We have a lot of old logs in our DB2 BSDS that no longer exist. I dont find a documentation that explain how to remove them without stopping DB2 and in the DB2 doc : https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2-for-zos/12?topic=utilities-dsnju003-change-log-in...
8 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow join of base temporal table to archive enabled tables

Temporal and archive enabled tables both provide valuable features depending on the use case for the data. We've implemented both types of tables in our Production environment and had initially implemented temporal tables for one of our most criti...
23 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

After PIT Recovery the RTS values are restored

Today some RTS statistics is lost after PIT Recovery. These statistics is necessary for other utilites like REORG, REBUILD or CHECK to calculate e.g. the correct SORTWKxx data set sizes. As we have very large objects, this behaviour lead to the co...
28 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Online change of indexes

We would like to be able to alter indexes as an online change, regardless of whether it is a duplicate index or a unique index (in the latter case it will often be the addition of include columns). We often have changes to indexes in connection wi...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Improve installation CLIST

I have just suffered over two days of Db2 Install Clist and can heartily recommend no-one use it to do a clean Install. The problems are myriad but the absolute number one is when it dies/crashes/abends all input data, apart from two or three rand...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Remove some of the restrictions related to SQLCODE -20555

There is currently a restriction on the use of archive-enabled tables and temporal tables in one statement: The execution of this statement leads to SQLCODE -20555: SELECT * FROM DB2.LZTB0586 WHERE VNR IN ( SELECT VNR FROM DB2.LZTB0520) SQLERROR O...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow to query and stop an object in one go to avoid STOPP

HSM allows to move DB2 page sets by stopping them and copying them and then starting the page sets again. HSM does this by DIS DB(...) SP(...) USE and a subsequent STO DB(...) SP(...). If in the small timing window between the DIS command and the ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review