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Db2 for z/OS

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Db2: Recovery of Mainframe Db2 databases without applying changes.

When the DB2 is performing a recover it uses log and copy files, it may be some sitations where the log contains changes that we dont want to restore. For exemple we may have inserts made by an authorized program and also updates performed by an u...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQL Data Insights - Silent/ Batch execution of the installationscript sqldi.sh

The installation of the SQL DI web application is accomplished through an installation script in an interactive bash session. Here, for each prompt, the user has to respond by either entering requested information or accepting the default. T...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQL Data Insights - Usage of secondary Authid = RACF Group while enabling AI for Table

When enabling AI for a table in the SQL Data Insights user interface, there is no option, to set a different/ secondary Authid = RACF Group. Instead the application uses the UserID from the login in the user interface. As a result, the CREATE TABL...
14 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

LOAD Replace improvement for RI tables

We had a Db2 DDL change where a new table "b" was created with a RI constraint to a parent table "a" which was also modified (DROP/CREATE). Table "a" had several rows which were unloaded before the change and loaded back after the DDL changes (LOA...
15 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Request for improvement in IRLM during crash of DB2

Last weekend, we had the incident described in cases TS015424759 and TS015422058 in which an HPU job that went out of memory while having a latch holded causing DB2 outage. This caused a major business impact because the IRLM did not crash and lef...
15 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improvement in Db2 LOAD UTILITY processes associate with data replication via Qrep

-Need: Meet the growing demand for data replication from Banco do Brasil -Scenario: Banco do Brasil is a large user of data replication using Qrep (IIDR) + DB2 v13 for zOS, there are thousands of tables replicated from production environments for ...
19 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

CANCEL THREAD Enhancement - to cancel threads by specifying a SCOPE(ssid)

This will help in cancelling of threads running in any of the LPARs in a Parallel Sysplex. Currently, DISPLAY THREAD supports SCOPE(GROUP). So, this would be a good feature to have. These can be very useful during IPLs when some thread is holding ...
30 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improvement of FlashCopy Load on a PBR

When loading with LOG NO a PBR at tablespace level, all partitions will be copied by FlashCopy and not only the ones that were updated. But when FLASHCOPY NO is specified, only the partitions that were update will get COPY PENDING flag. The FlashC...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Under review

Db2 native and RACF security consistency requirement

This is especially important for shops like ours where for years DB2 native security and migrate to RACF security to be complaint with security audit and policies, and also new mainframe applications standards. There is multiple areas where curren...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

DB2 Regions creating a lot of messages for AB/S004E SYSTEM ABEND CODE: 004E in LOGREC

It was reported thru GTIECSMFDB-10132 on both the SDPLEX and SBPLEX that the DB2 regions are producing thousands of error messages in the System Logrec for AB/S004E SYSTEM ABEND CODE: 004E each day. The following error messages are filling up the ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review