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Db2 for z/OS

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For Dynamic Plan Stability, Only store the actual SQL statement in STMTTEXT column

While reviewing the SQL statements in SYSDYNQRY.STMTTEXT column, extra characters are added to the end of the SQL. This requires extra processing when comparing to the REAL SQL-text. In some cases, but not all, a compare like the following is need...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

UTF8 conversion problem - EBCDIC

Message UTF-8 => After conversion in EBCDIC EBCDIC_STR('Hi, my name is Андрей (Andrei)'); => Hi, my name is \0410\043D\0434\0440\0435\0439 (Andrei) But for the character � (UTF-8 replacement character) the function returns the value X'3F' in...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Increase messaging detail after STOP Db2 to provide shutdown status information.

As Db2 continues to allow more and more capacity in a single subsystem - larger bufferpools, more open datasets, etc - the time to shut down Db2 continues to increase. Operational staff has complained repeatedly that they cannot tell whether Db2 i...
11 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Change OBDRX2AC Tracking From OBD Level To TS Partition Level

Currently after an ALTER ADD COLUMN has been executed on a partitioned TS , all subsequent reorgs go through the compression cycle until all partitions have been reorged within the same modify recovery range. For very large TSs with many partition...
17 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Please develop a tool to real time monitor BB1RMID

Dear DB2 for Z developers, Our critical banking client got to know there is a severe storage leak issue reported on the DB2 V12. It's addressed on the APAR PH45580 already. Meanwhile, however, the client still wants us to develop a tool which coul...
24 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Alter PBG to PBR should be possible for tables with LOBs

The statement ALTER PARTITIONING TO PARTITION BY RANGE should be applicable for tables with LOB's. One of the main drivers for us to convert from PBG's to PBR's is that our LOB tablespaces are growing very large. As the base tables usually only co...
28 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow specification of IP Ranges or Subnets in Trusted Context definitions

We would like to use Trusted Context to restrict access from specific IP addresses but the current definition requires each IP address to be specified individually. This is cumbersome for our OpenShift infrastructure where it would be more appropr...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQL Data Insights should show outliers relative to all rows in the table

Currently the AI_SIMILARITY function only shows outliers with respect to a specific entity in the table. There should be a way to determine outliers taking into account all rows in the table. This would be benificial in the case of fraud detection...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Implicit Tablespaces for conversion of multi-table tablespaces to UTS PBG

When converting multi-table tablespaces to universal tablespaces with new command ALTER TABLESPACE MOVE TABLE you need to create a new tablespace for each table explicitely before you can use the command. It would be very nice if the ALTER TABLESP...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Future consideration