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Db2 for z/OS

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Add support for CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW syntax

I've seen that Db2 LUW and other types of databases support the syntax to do CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW. This can be useful as you don't have to have a separate statement to drop a view before rerunning a create statement. I had a new DB2 DBA on our t...
6 minutes ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for this SYSCOPY's index?

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for the SYSCOPY's index?, since DB2 v12 all tablespaces should be defined as Universal Table Space, PBR or PBG. Segmented and Simple tablespaces are deprecated.
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

When DSNL077I tells us IN-USE DBAT is exceeding 85% of MAXDBAT then ALSO issue DISPLAY THREAD

DB2 has recently introduced message DSNL077I which tells us when IN-USE DBATS begin to exceed 85% of system parameter MAXDBAT. And the corresponding message of DSNL078I tells us when IN-USE DBATS falls below 75% of MAXDBAT https://www.ibm.com/docs...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

IRLM enhancement in case of global deadlock processing

We had a situation which was described in case TS015567644. The symptom was that IRLM could not fully process the complete deadlock stuff of all members of an 8-way DS system. Therefore we get DXR167E in some of the members. Additional workload wi...
23 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improvement in Db2 LOAD UTILITY processes associate with data replication via Qrep

-Need: Meet the growing demand for data replication from Banco do Brasil -Scenario: Banco do Brasil is a large user of data replication using Qrep (IIDR) + DB2 v13 for zOS, there are thousands of tables replicated from production environments for ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Db2 native and RACF security consistency requirement

This is especially important for shops like ours where for years DB2 native security and migrate to RACF security to be complaint with security audit and policies, and also new mainframe applications standards. There is multiple areas where curren...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Extend Db2 Message monitoring IFCID 197 to include information about message tokens

Our shop is using ITM Situation management to heavily automate processing/notification for our customers and thus minimize the use of custom logic to be maintained (specific REXX programs etc.) . One feature that we leverage is the OMEGAMON for Db...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Support SORTWK with EAV

We run a REORG on a tablepace (~5TB) with 3 IXs and need ~17TB sort space. One of the IX (an NPI) needs ~15TB. We had a pool with 30TB, but this does not help/count. Reason: As the allocation of the SORTWKs by DB2 is limited to 10TB (255 * the lim...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow alter column to drop NOT NULL constraint

Currently the only way to remove the NOT NULL constraint from a column is to unload the table, drop-recreate table (or drop-add column) and reload table. Such a small change needs so much effort, and causes unnecessary outage and service disruptio...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

SQL Data Insights - no option to weight attributes for AI_COMMONALITY

For outlier detection weighting single attributes (columns) is key, since attributes in a given dataset negatively affect the outcome of AI_COMMONALITY as tests shown
19 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration