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Db2 for z/OS

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Allow to ALTER (and CREATE) a Db2 pageset with the max allowable size

The current maximum for PRIQTY is 64GB. If one wants to avoid extent processing in z/OS and has pagesets larger than 64GB, there is no option (besides user-defined pagesets) to achieve this. By using IAG2 we encountered the fact that IAG2 is somet...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

DB2 IFI306 metrics

With out IFCID 306 log read metrics, it is difficult assess capture task efficiency and performance
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Submitted

Enhanced Instrumentation for workfiles

A possibility through IFI and/or a new command -DIS WORKFILES to get an “asis” use list of all work pools (Sort , DGTT, Work etc.) This data is crucial for tuning the number, size and type of the work spaces that we all have. The output should be ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Set Special Registers with profile tables for local applications

It would be nice to set the current explain mode (special register) with the help of profile tables (dsn_profile_table & dsn_profile_attributes) for local applications. In our case it's CICS. At the moment it's only possible for remote applica...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Externalize non-DSC SQL in IFCID 316

An old request that got rejected but is for me, and at least 52 other voters, important was the IFI 316 for non-DSC eligible Dynamic SQLs. The business case here has two major reasons: First and most important these days – Audit. Any Dynamic SQL m...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

include num of Rows discarded in a REORG DISCARD utility execution

It can/will be VERY useful to Db2 zOS users if the Object level utilities history will record the number of rows discarded in a REORG DISCARD utility execution. As documented I understand that the object level information will be available in v13 ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Redirected Recovery - make REPAIR CATALOG a part of the Redirected Recovery processing

the REPAIR CATALOG on target tablespaces is a must complete step before the data is accessed or indexes rebuilt on the data. If we always need to do this then can this step be included, maybe as a REPAIR CATALOG phase, to the redirected recovery p...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Help for complex utilities

For complex utilities (I primarily mean REORG here but copy and runstats are getting there!) an addition to the OPTIONS with a new keyword SHOW or EXPLAIN or HELP. This would change the utility to be PREVIEW in all cases! And it will just output t...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Db2 profiles - Enable monitoring and enforcement of AUTHIDs

Db2 v13 offers new feature of Db2 profiles to support monitoring and enforcement of TLS secure connections. Please add ability to do this at AUTHID level. Some apps and users have converted and we could put in a profile to ensure only secure conne...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Add schema to ifcid 62

Hi! I use IFCID 62 to track DDL usage and I have always found it a little bit annoying that the SCHEMA name is not part of the IFCID062 ouput. You get everything else but not the schema... this makes it difficult to impossible to see exactly what ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration