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Db2 for z/OS

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TABLESPACE LOGGED NO-integrity available even Rollback

We wonder a new type LOGGED tablespace attribute, similar to LOGGED NO but without any consequences at Rollback processes. Currently TABLESPACE LOGGED NO doesn´t log Row changes, but: TS change to Icopy state at first Row change TS change to RecPe...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 message showing a trace was started

Today we have situations where people authorized to start DB2 traces sometimes issue START TRACE commands with little qualifications with lead to traces being collected for lots of DB2 threads which ends having impact on general performance of the...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance DSNT375I deadlock message to include DRP global variable use

Following the introduction of the CURRENT LOCK TIMEOUT (CLT) special register and DEADLOCK_RESOLUTION_PRIORITY (DRP) global variable with EPIC 8876, the DSNT376I timeout message has been enhanced to show the timeout values used for both requester ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

ENHANCEMENT FOR REDIRECTED RECOVERY - CHECK SCHEMA ONLY

ENHANCEMENT FOR REDIRECTED RECOVERY - CHECK SCHEMA ONLY The DB2 redirected recovery functionality allows RECOVER utility to be used to redirect the recovery of an object (the source) to another object (the target). The source and target objec...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Enable DSNTIAUL to generate NUMRECS in the punchdataset

The UNLOAD using DSNUTILB generates the NUMRECS parameter which makes the Allocation of Sort/Workdatasets for the Load utility very effective. Because some collegues use IKJEFT01 (DSNTIAUL) for unloading data, we tried to use NUMRECS here also. Bu...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Track SHRLEVEL info in Utilities history

In Db2 13 utility execution can be recorded in one or two utilities history tables. We are struggling to find all utility executions ran with SHRLEVEL NONE to tell the applications to change their parameters to avoid problems. It is very hard to f...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

real append processing on insert for LOB when specifying append

Our customers send us many millions of documents every day, which we have to save in the form of LOBs very quickly and without interruption in DB2. For this we use the APPEND option to be able to process the inserts as quickly as possible. Unfortu...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance command -DISPLAY PROFILE with keyword DETAIL

The -DISPLAY PROFILE command allows to determine if profiling is active or inactive on a specific DB2 member. The command returns output similar to: -display profile DSNT753I +DB2A DSNT1DSP DISPLAY PROFILE REPORT FOLLOWS: STATUS = ON TIMESTAMP = ...
26 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Rotate an archive-enabled PBR tablespace without causing a deadlock

When we try to rotate partitions of an archive-enabled PBR tablespace, Db2 requires us to disable archiving before the rotate then re-enable archiving after the rotate. However, when we re-enable archiving we cause a deadlock with CICS and the onl...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Support of MVS SMF logstream for DB2 utility : DSN1SMFP

At this time IBM recommend to migrate SMF dataset to logstream to have better performances and usuability. We have done that but when we try to use DSN1SMFP DB2 utility to read DB2 SMF records we have and abend : IEC141I 013-A8 We think this tools...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review