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Db2 for z/OS

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Db2Z INSERT with VALUES should allow multiple rows

Db2 LUW and many other RDMS allow one INSERT with VALUES to insert multiple rows at once. Db2 Z does not allow that syntax. Db2 Z INSERT with VALUES only allows one row at a time So if you have multiple rows you want to insert with the INSERT usin...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

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...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release

Enhance DSNT375I deadlock message to include DRP global variable use

Following the introduction of the CURRENT LOCK TIMEOUT (CLT) special register and DEADLOCK_RESOLUTION_PRIORITY (DRP) global variable with EPIC 8876, the DSNT376I timeout message has been enhanced to show the timeout values used for both requester ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Full EXPLAIN support for all types of trigger

With Triggers you cannot use the REBIND option OWNER on a rebind. Why not? Not even for EXPLAIN(ONLY). We must get the ability, like with "normal" packages, to EXPLAIN into another set of EXPLAIN tables. Further, if you are using Advanced Triggers...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Improve INDOUBT thread processing in two-phase commit scenario

Recently we had a pretty severe production outage on an 8-way data sharing group. After resolution of the root cause, WAS and Db2 z were quite slow in recovery. Following the crash, there were dozens of indoubt threads and lots of retained locks a...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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 ...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Allow more granular control over what SQL will result in Statistics Profiles updates

Unnecessary statistics can increase RUNSTATS collection elapsed and CPU time, sometimes exponentially, and impact BIND/PREPARE performance because the optimizer must read in all available statistics to determine what is and is not useful for each ...
12 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Data Studio does not support IPV6 addressing

Currently Data Studio does not support IPV6 addressing. We are now running with IPV4 and that works fine but are now testing IPV6 for future use. Data Server Manager does work with IPV6 and Data Studio should as well. We tested with 6 part address...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release