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Allow called Programs in z/OS to execute SQL without requiring the main program to be started with a DB2 plan.
When it becomes necessary for a called program in z/OS to execute SQL statements it is only possible when the main program is alredy called with a DB2 connection (DSN and Plan). While the required modification seems minor, it is next to impossible...
Enabling readonly mode for database or user. (DB2 LUW)
Would like to see a db level and a user level parameter to enable readonly mode at database level or user level. Currently need to run set of statements to achieve this, which makes management difficult. A single statement to enable readonly mode...
new aggregated WLM threshold for LOCKLIST at workload/service class level
We have MAXLOCK db-cfg parameter which can be used to avoid a single connection (UOW) to consume the LOCKLIST space. But this parameter some times it not enough. I have seen LOCK escalation cases happening (which locked system tables, causing hug...
With DB2 Connect you can easily execute DDL from a remote workstation to create/modify existing z/OS DB Objects. However, when you need to delete and recreate tables while keeping the data (and ALTER ist not an option) it is necessary to open a TS...
I went to use this marvelous feature on windows.. and for my surprise external tables are not implemented for this platform :-( (v11.5) Why ? Please, add support for external tables usage on windows hosts as well .
System Tables should come with STATISTIC PROFILE set from factory
We all know how important STATISTICS are, and more specially, how they are captured for each particular table ! Documentation says that DBA and application sholuld determine best options, based on usage.. but ibm is lacking to do the same fo...
To GRANT USAGE ON SEQUENCE there is only the old method with db2 grant usage on sequence sq_test to role <rolename>But i want to use schema-privileges, but there is not the function GRANT USAGEIN ON SCHEMA MYSCHEMA TO ROLE <rolename>; ...
about 2 months ago
in Db2 / Security
One of the frequent questions I receive from application teams, when dealing with XML data is :What is the max size of my xml documents in database ? What is the average size of them ? Today, Db2 has no easy answer for that.. the LENGTH() func...
Extend the configuration control statements for Db2-supplied routines for program DSNTRIN with APPLCOMPAT a
Program DSNTRIN give the ability to pass some configuration control statement for DB2-supplied-routines as per the doc:Configuration control statements for Db2-supplied routinesConfiguration control statements supply the basic input for the DSNTRI...
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