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Db2 for z/OS

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OPTIMIZER IGNORE INDEX indexcreator.indexname

Looking to replace NPI with DPSI. DSPI is created, and would like to verify that all SQLs that were using NPI, when Rebound/executed dynamically would either a) use either newly created DPSI or another index on the table and b) have run time ...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Expand error message -532 and and output parent table name and child table name

Table1 has 4 level foreign keyTable1 to Table2 --> FK_01Table2 to Table3 -->FK_01, FK_02Table3 to Table4-->FK_01, FK_02Table4 to Table5 --> FK_01If I delete row in Table1, I get the message:DSNT408I SQLCODE = -532, ERROR: THE RELATION...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Future consideration

UTS PBG, SINGLETON SELECT and Lock Avoidance.

Hello Db2 for Z/OS Development.Apar PM89016 was created several years ago to implement the lock avoidance for singleton SELECTs with ISO(CS) and CD(YES) when R-scan is used, or the index that is chosen has matching predicates on all columns of th...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Improving Insert Performance for LOBs

As mentioned in Case TS004024647 there are some situations where inserts in lob structures do not provide the expected performance. Instead they cause massive CPU consumption in the Coupling Facility for the spacemap search.The problem is excessi...
10 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

DB2 Z/OS Sync Logical and Physical Parts after full Reorg

ADD PART was used to insert a new physical partition in the middle of a tablespace. Now the Logical and Physical partitions are mismatch.If a Full Reorg on the full tablespace is performed, the utility can include an option to resync the logi...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication produc...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

Stop package invalidation after ALTER MAXPARTITIONS

These days in an agile world we have to ALTER PBG spaces on-the-fly to raise the MAXPARTITIONS value. Sadly this ALTER, even though it is an immediate ALTER, sets all dependent packages to VALID = 'N' which is, of course, a disaster.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 8 Future consideration

QUIESCE utility: Add the functionality described in the REORG drain-spec to the QUIESCE utility

Currently the QUIESCE utility has no capability to mitigate its impact on end user application workloads like the REORG utility does via its drain-spec functionality.
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Profile Table Enhancement for local applications

Profile Tables today support only remote connections and no support for local/batch applications. When PT is used to set certain registers, it only works for remote applications and local apps needs to be changed to add certain SET commands.
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

alternate name for special register CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY > APPLCOMPAT

is it possible to introduce alternate name or short version of "CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY"? On a regular basis, we usually want to validate the applcompat of our system for informative purposes so we do:SELECT CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIB...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration