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Db2 for z/OS

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Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release

Blocking Db2 connections to reduce the DSNL030I message flooding.

Often times, an invalid password or a revoked ID results in DSNL030I message. Some web based applications does not have error handling for this message and keeps on trying to connect to Db2 sometimes at a rate of hundreds per second. This flood of...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Planned for future release

Message DSNX241I will not appear after -SET SYSPARM if ENCRYPTION_KEYLABEL did not change

We are running DB2 12 FL 509 and zparm parameter ENCRYPTION_KEYLABEL does not have a value (is null or blank). Even having ENCRYPTION_KEYLABEL set to null, every time I issue a -SET SYSPARM command to reload the same zparm module (after altering o...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

improve documentation about CONDBAT (& MDBAT) and how to watch the limit being approached

The IBM provided documentation for important ZPARM of CONDBAT and MDBAT is a bit vague on exactly what to watch for these important limits. The documentation could be improved. I reviewed the documentation for DISPLAY DDF command https://www.ibm.c...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Preventing manual Stop/Start of a workfile after space issue

We had a space allocation failure in DSNDB07. After the storage failure has been relieved one of our batch job was crashing with reason 00D70011 as the DSNDB07 extend was flagged by DB2 WACTPUNAV bit as not usable. We finally had to manually Stop/...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

PHASE II : Support for python ibm_db driver on z/OS using z ODBC driver

The requirement is to offer connectivity to Db2 on z/OS natively by using the z/OS ODBC driver. The python driver has been enhanced to successfully compile on the z/OS platform, and basic validation and regression suite validation has been done. W...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

add SPACENAM in DISPLAY BLOCKERS command

PTF UI69433 introduces a new command DISPLAY BLOCKERS which is wonderful because it provides rich information of locks and claimers. The only draw back is it does not have SPACENAM option to narrow down the output.
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Add an optional parm to DSNTIJRT/DSNTRIN that can be used to specify the APPLCOMPAT level

Add an optional parm to DSNTIJRT/DSNTRIN that can be used to specify the APPLCOMPAT level for (RE)BINDing packages for Db2-supplied routines and related objects.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Support for JWT as authentication method in Db2 for z/OS

Applications running on other platforms are planning to use the technologies around JWT (JavaScript Web Token) for authentication where a JWT will be signed and by an issuer using a private key. When calling another application the JWT will be pro...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release