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Db2 for z/OS

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Migration of multi-table tablespaces to UTS PBG

Difficulties to migrate from old tablespace types to UTS.DB2 V10 gives us the opportunity to use the ALTER-syntax to change tablespace type from SIMPLE or SEGMENTED to UTS PBG without (almost) any outage. Unfortunately there is a limitation which ...
about 12 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered

Console message for inoperative packages

MR0125102752 GGDB209021
over 11 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

DSNT376I message don't supply total information to solve the problem analisys

I found that as soon as the DB2 Lock Escalation message occurred (DSNI031I), DB2 seems to begin rejecting the ESS SQL calls against this tablespace, *immediately* without waiting the DB2 lock timeout interval. This probably explains why there is n...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 10 Delivered

Provide a ZPARM to prevent creating new non UTS-tablespaces

I have converted all single table tablespaces to UTS, but some days later new non UTS-tablespaces were created, which I again converted. And again new ones were created, so this process could go for ever.
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

DB2 V10 Change To EXPLAIN(ONLY) Binds/Rebinds

Change EXPLAIN(ONLY) Binds/Rebinds so that an exclusive lock is not taken on the package during the bind/rebind.
about 11 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Reduce messages DSNI070I -FAST INDEX TRAVERSAL

The new Db2 v12 feature Fast Index Traversal advice at MSTR every 2 minutes about Memory used and indexes applied. This is quite uncomfortable when studing or trying to find something inside MSTR. Example: during 23 days, one Member of a Db2-Produ...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Delivered

alter tablespace to convert PBG to PBR online

Changing a PBG-tablespace to a PBR one means dropping and recreating the object, involving a number of related tasks such as UNLOAD, LOAD, CHECK asf.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Every utility should register itself in SYSCOPY

I want that a reorg or rebuild index and runstats leave an entry in SYSCOPY.
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Provide better instrumentation for contention between DDL and statement cache

When attempting to execute DDL, it is very difficult to determine what the in-use is, and what in the cache is holding the resource. There needs to be better instrumentation to determine what is blocking successful DDL.
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

TRIGGERS referencing system temporal tables

Hello, Since we are in DB2 V10 we use triggers with bi-temporal tables (system temporal + business temporal table) to implement complex relational integrity rules that can not be defined using standard primary/foreign keys. It's related to simple ...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered