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Db2 for z/OS

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Provide ROWID addition for PBG to PBR conversion in V13 ALTER statement.

In V13m we get to convert PBG tablespace to PBR by a simple ALTER statement. However, we will be forced to look for a partitioning key by working with application team. In the mean time, in V12 we have a feature called "Hidden ROWID support for pa...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

JDBC connection property currentSchema should be externalised in an IFCID

We have jdbc applications which have set the jdbc property currentSchema to determine the collection of db2 objects like tables, views etc. When we want to trace the application with a performance trace, we're not able to analyse the correct colle...
13 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 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...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Repair DBD Utility wont abend with dump while trigger found on a none existing table

regular running check repair DBD on systems. repair dbd abends when a database was found with triggers pointing on tables objects that does not existist any longer.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 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...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 profiles - register START PROFILE and STOP PROFILE commands

Summary: Log all -START PROFILE and -STOP PROFILE commands in a DB2 table, ready to be used for queries onto the history tables. Details: When DB2 profiles are being enabled (SYSIBM.DSN_PROFILE_TABLE.PROFILE_ENABLED='Y'), the next -START PROFILE c...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 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...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

EVENTID in DIS UTIL output

When running a utility in Db2 13 it is recorded in table SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES with an EVENTID. If the utility execution stops, causes or has problems it would be of great help if we colud see the EVENTID in the output from command DIS UTIL. This wa...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

For Dynamic Plan Stability, Only store the actual SQL statement in STMTTEXT column

While reviewing the SQL statements in SYSDYNQRY.STMTTEXT column, extra characters are added to the end of the SQL. This requires extra processing when comparing to the REAL SQL-text. In some cases, but not all, a compare like the following is need...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

UTF8 conversion problem - EBCDIC

Message UTF-8 => After conversion in EBCDIC EBCDIC_STR('Hi, my name is Андрей (Andrei)'); => Hi, my name is \0410\043D\0434\0440\0435\0439 (Andrei) But for the character � (UTF-8 replacement character) the function returns the value X'3F' in...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review