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Prevent SPT01 growth with new behaviour REBIND(EXTENDED) in Cod-Level M510

Before Codlevel M510, PHASEIN functionality was only used when the package was executingSince the implementation of Codlevel M510 (include PTF 73874 (APAR PH28693)), executing a REBIND with PLANMGMT(EXTENDED) will always store information in SYSPA...
19 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DIS UTIL could show also the Db2 Object involved

DISPLAY UTIL(*) is used daily, but it doesnt't show the Object involved/affected. This info is already in SYSUTILX so it seems to be possible to obtain it directly with the command Display. Currently, the DBA, Operator or Developer has to deal to...
20 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

DSN1COPY support for XML data in all cases

DSN1COPY does not currently supports XML table restore on another DB2 subsystem or in the case of a dropped XML tablespace. This lack can be easily bypassed by an UNLOAD / RELOAD in the case of a copy to another DB2 subsystem. But in the event of ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

select ... from final table ( update table for portion of business time from ... )

the problem is that an update table for portition of business time can effect more than 1 row and if this is made in a bitemporal environment the System Start is set to the first change timestamp. But you didn't know the exact time you have to rea...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add REMARKS column to SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and COMMENT support for database object

We would like to ask you, to add the REMARKS column in SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and support for COMMENT statement for databases. There is no possibility currently to store some form of a description for databases in DB2 catalog. In big sites where thous...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Populate DSSIZE for ALL pagesets to simplify monitoring and avoiding pageset full conditions

The rules surrounding the maximum size for any given pageset have become more and more complicated over recent releases of Db2. This severely affects our ability to monitor for pageset full conditions, as while it is relatively straight forward to...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RLF DSNRLMTxx table field RLFIP allow subnet wildcard

we have a need to restrict threads with RLF by specifying userid and source IP with a subnet wild card. the source ips change with each "logon". In order to restrict all possible ips under a given subnet, we would need to enter 255 X 255 ips. allo...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Removal of an unnecesary system crash due to must-complete or latch holding agent - RC 00F3040A

Today, there is an intentional system crash designed and exploited with an abend code 00F3040A when an agent abending in system is in so called must-complete state or is holding a latch. We have been running a case TS006198341 where our system cra...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Better RMF API support in Db2 stats collection

Db2 can extract z/OS - LPAR related info from RMF when ZOSMETRICS ZPARM is enabled.However for this to work in a sysplex environment it is required that EVERY member in the sysplex has the Db2 SDSNLINK library in the linklist , regardless of wheth...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration