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Db2 for z/OS

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Ability to stop AOT and other db2 tables on IDAA

When we STOP or start for UT ,spaces of tables that are loaded to IDAA or spaces that relate to AOT's, these spaces are still available for the IDAA. We can SELECT data from the IDAA for these tables and for AOT's' we can also update them. We need...
about 1 hour ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Enable UUID as a column type, and generation of UUIDs

As we are moving towards more microservices on Z, and more interaction with cloud services, where UUIDs are much more used, we see a growing need for saving and generating UUIDs on Z. We therefore propose that UUID be made a column type in DB2. Th...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Enhance Db2 FTB analytics function Db2 V12

Started last weeks activating FTB in development systems by using ZPARM DSN6SPRM.INDEX_MEMORY_CONTROL. Tried to get information using -DISPLAY STATS(INDEXMEMORYUSAGE) LIMIT(*) -DISPLAY STATS(INDEXTRAVERSECOUNT). i thought i will get deeper to it b...
15 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Use OPTHINT for package with version

Db2 uses the following PLAN_TABLE columns when matching rows that specify access paths to SQL statements: QUERYNO , APPLNAME , PROGNAME , VERSION , COLLID , OPTHINT If I use PKGVERSION(AUTO) during precompile I need to change my OPTHINT every time...
19 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide capability to set DSSIZE for implicitly created LOB Auxiliary Tablespaces

Currently an implicitly created LOB Auxiliary TS DSSIZE is set to 4G and does not adhere to the zparm IMPDSSIZE or the base TS DSSIZE. We would like the capability to influence the default DSSIZE for LOBs.This would also make it consistent with th...
27 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Db2Z INSERT with VALUES should allow multiple rows

Db2 LUW and many other RDMS allow one INSERT with VALUES to insert multiple rows at once. Db2 Z does not allow that syntax. Db2 Z INSERT with VALUES only allows one row at a time So if you have multiple rows you want to insert with the INSERT usin...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

REBIND allocated plan

Before going to Db2 13 we have to rebind some plans that were last bound in Db2 10. We have also previously got the recommendation to rebind all plans when we have migrated to a new Db2 version. We have a problem with plans that are always allocat...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

-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 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

to determine that the element following the current element is an element in the tables being accessed and not a ‘rename’ and generate an error message

Currently, when compiling a Cobol program if a comma is missing from the second to last field in a SELECT the DB2 pre-compiler will not give an error because it treats the second table element as a 'rename' this creates problems because no error i...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review


Good to know what the level of of the DB2 early code. IBM currently make viewing the early code level far more difficult than it needs to be.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review