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Db2 for z/OS

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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 ...
14 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Allow a Db2 z/OS Server to request clients set other JDBC Data Server Driver parameters, such as minTransportObjects or maxTransportObjects

In FL502 of Db2 13, IBM offers MODIFY DDF with the "RQSTWLB" option which allows the Db2 server to tell clients to enable Sysplex Workload Balancing (enableSysplexWLB=true) as long as the client doesn't explicitly set WLB to "false". It would be b...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Needs more information

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...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQL Data Insights - Using user-defined RACF group to associate SQL DI users instead of default group SQLDIGRP

During installation of SQL DI it is not possible to change the default group name SQLDIGRP. This group will be used, to associate SQL DI users and manage their access. But to fit in the specific conventions of RACF group names in a company, a diff...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

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...
7 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...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 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

Allow a join of a temporal table with an archive-enabled table.

Allowing us to join a temporal table with an archive-enabled table would allow us to take advantage of both features. As is we will have to choose one or the other.
24 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Needs more information

Way to tell if a Db2 view is not being used any longer

We are looking for a solution to tell if a Db2 view is still used or not.A request came to our team to rename a column in several tables. One of the tables have multiple view on it, and one of the view includes the column to be renamed. We cannot ...
25 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Create a new BiF to do a real TIMESTAMPDIFF

The current scalar function TIMESTAMPDIFF is great if the difference is not over one month, then it starts guessing at how many days are involved. If you want to know the number of seconds between two timestamps it gives variously bad degrees of e...
10 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted