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Db2 for z/OS

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DSNJ114I should indicate the failed copy

We had an issue (see TS154521528) where we lost all archives due to an issue with the copy2 copies on tape but instead it was the copy1 that was indicated as failed due to a storage abend but without any external message.
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Instrument workfile high-watermarks in ACCTG

This would be useful to all business users that seek to tune their installation for best performance; specifically in the area of MAXTEMPS. Instrument IFCID 0003 and IFCID 0148 counter(s) to show the maximum amount of Workfile used by a thread (4K...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Decrease IFCID 402 volume.

We have a mutual customer that is experiencing a high number of IFCID 402 records. They opened a query with IBM and was told, “ any connection that falls under that filtering scope will have a statistics information block which will get written ou...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Documentation request - Changes that invalidate packages

Documentation request - Changes that invalidate packages This is a great document and I refer to it often when planning production changes. I'd like to see it enhanced so here's a few suggestions. 1) Make the titles for the objects BOL...
10 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Enable to check maximum LATCH retention time in DB2PE reports etc

[Current Product & Version]-Db2 12 for z/OS-IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2Performance Expert on z/OS v5.5-z/OS v2.3-WebSphere Application Server v9 for z/OS [Environment]Data sharing in three-way sysplex environment [Problem]Our customer is us...
10 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Resolve issue where DB2 has an issue with invalid MDSNxx Class profiles created in RACF

IBM Please read the case TS013914362. In summary DB2 created dumps/abends when the RACF administrator deleted permissions to some incorrectly formatted profiles in one of the MDSNxx classes. When the administrator performed the permit delete and i...
10 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Provide more granular subsetting option for MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY profiles

The new option to tighten security requirements for connections to Db2 with : MONITOR product-type CONNECTIONS FOR SECURITY Is a great option to enforce certain authentication options. But currently there is not option to subset these profiles to ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

-DIS STATS(ITC) - Retrofit PH51565 to DB2 v.12 (Fast Traversal Blocks)

We are collecting data from the -DIS STATS(ITC) command once every 15 minutes. We will use that data to help determine the best candidate indexes for fast traversal blocks. Currently under v.12 when you have INDEX_MEMORY_CONTROL set to SELECTED yo...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered

NEW SCALAR function for DB2 SQL – HEX2BIGINT

NEW SCALAR function for DB2 SQL – HEX2BIGINT I would like to see IBM provide a specific function for converting a HEX to BIGINT. I think this would be useful for many/most/all users of Db2! Why? The IBM LOAD utility will report that when input dat...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Dynamic Statement Cache should have information from the field ClientInfo

We use JPA to generate Dynamic SQL in Db2 z/OS. The application ID i sent in the field ClientInfo which helps us to identify the processing. SMF records, Omegamon, Query Monitor and other products contain this information, but not the Dynamic Stat...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered