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Db2 for z/OS

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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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Call a Cobol program via DB2 stored procedure (Case TS005323974)

A cobol program can be called as routine from another cobol program or via a cobol stored procedure called by a java program In this second case, the program use a larger number of getpages, on tablespace buffer pool than in the first The problem ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Client Application Name (QMDAAPPL from IFCID 0003) used in column RLFEUAN from SYSIBM.DSNRLMTxx tables to governor distributed applications

We would like to use table SYSIBM.DSNRLMTxx (SYSIBM.DSNRLMT01) in order to avoid that certain applications, coming from distributed environment and reaching Db2 for z/OS through DDF, can execute SQL statements. We’d like to completely block these ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 9 Delivered

Alias for REST Services

Db2 REST services, with versioning enabled, sets the first service created via the BIND SERVICE command to be the default service. at this stage the URL and the REST service are in sync and the URL need not reference the version as DB2 will invoke...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Delivered

Different Column Names for Union Query

IBM Db2 z/OS development team to allow different column names in different parts of a UNION clause, as long as their types match, and assign the column names from the first part of the UNION clause to the columns of resulting table
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Delivered

Rebinding/Binding old native stored procedure packages

Let’s say you have a native SQL stored procedure package. And it was created/bound on Db2 V10 system. And you’d like to bind/rebind that same native SQL stored procedure package to V12R1M50+ (Let’s say for version next, if there is such a thing). ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Delivered


Add START/STOP PROFILE for individual PROFILEIDs this would allow us to only affect that particular profile. In our example, we are using the profile to push certain ids to use our function level 507 NULLID packages. If we do a STOP those profiles...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Allow BIND(REPLACE) on a DB2 REST service

The current BIND SERVICE command allows BIND ACTION(ADD). It should be enhanced to include BIND ACTION(REPLACE). There are already enhancement Ideas present to allow for the replacing of the default version. During iterative development, or correc...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Change DSNTIJSG from NON-UTS tablespaces to UTS tablespaces

IBM should not shipping sample jobs with deprecated function/syntax. Workaround is to editing the DSNTIJSG job so the tablespaces is created as UTS and all tables has it's own tablespace.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered

Enabling DAE to supress flood of duplicate Db2 dumps in all situations

Reoccuring Db2 dumps should be supressed by DAE. In certain situations DAE is not able to supress dumps, which are part of a flood of Db2 dumps. This was observed in the second level of recovery from a Db2 abend. In our case the Db2 recovery routi...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered