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Db2 for z/OS

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Please do not make stabilizing dynamic query again after a REBIND with APPLCOMPAT a normal behaviour

Hello, We're DB2z 12 FL508. This is a SAP/R3 application on 2-way data sharing. We stablized access path of some dynamic SQLs and they worked very well. Note that the packages were at APPLCOMPAT V12R1M500 when we did this. Lately, the packages wer...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve performance in queries with IN predicate

Hello! We had problems with CPU in Production environment several months ago with a simple query with IN predicate. The CPU reached 100%! Particularly, this query has many literals within IN predicate and the IN predicate can't be matching. After ...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance DSNT375I deadlock message to include DRP global variable use

Following the introduction of the CURRENT LOCK TIMEOUT (CLT) special register and DEADLOCK_RESOLUTION_PRIORITY (DRP) global variable with EPIC 8876, the DSNT376I timeout message has been enhanced to show the timeout values used for both requester ...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance high availability for partition by growth tablespaces.

Real-life scenario is described in the first paragraph below. I included a subset of it. The issue resulted in critical system outage caused a partition by growth dataset that hit max extents prior to hitting the DSMAX for the partition tablespace...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Deliver DSNHBNFE from SDSNSAMP in EBNF format

The DSNHBNFE member delivers a formal definition of the Db2 syntax in BNF format. However, tools like ANTLR can generate lexers/parsers automatically if the language is delivered in a EBNF format. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Extended_Backus%E2%8...
15 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Provide Profile support for new KEY LABEL option

KEY LABEL will likely be implemented at the application area, which means that there could be hundreds/thousands of objects impacted. The current solution presented is: User objects - Set a key label using SQL interfaces (V12R1M502) • ALTER / CRE...
21 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

z/OSMF workflow artifacts for Db2 UPDATE and ACTIVATE process

IBM z/OSMF workflows are being improved to be used for Db2 installation and migration. It would be nice if we have also the artifacts for the other CLIST processes: UPDATE and ACTIVATE. The UPDATE process is what we use the most.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance display utility command

It would be useful to be able to determine if a utility (such as REORG) is safe to terminate w/o forcing a recovery. I'd like to see if it's using a shrlevel other than NONE.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Multiple PROFILE tables with suffix

In the same datasharing group we have members with similar but not identical DDF workload. From an application server same AUTHID runs with 100 DBAT but in another member with 500 DBAT. If we had a chance to use multiple PROFILE tables as like RLF...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Multiple PROFILE tables like RLF

In the same datasharing group we have members with similar but not identical DDF workload. From an application server same AUTHID runs with 100 DBAT but in another member with 500 DBAT. If we had a chance to use multiple PROFILE tables as like RLF...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review