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Db2 for z/OS

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Rebinding/Binding old native stored procedure packages

Let’s say you have a native SQL stored procedure package. And it was created/bound on Db2 V10 system. And you’d like to bind/rebind that same native SQL stored procedure package to V12R1M50+ (Let’s say for version next, if there is such a thing). ...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Delivered

Provide a ZPARM to prevent creating new non UTS-tablespaces

I have converted all single table tablespaces to UTS, but some days later new non UTS-tablespaces were created, which I again converted. And again new ones were created, so this process could go for ever.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

TRIGGERS referencing system temporal tables

Hello,Since we are in DB2 V10 we use triggers with bi-temporal tables (system temporal + business temporal table) to implement complex relational integrity rules that can not be defined using standard primary/foreign keys. It's related to simple I...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Migration of multi-table tablespaces to UTS PBG

Difficulties to migrate from old tablespace types to UTS.DB2 V10 gives us the opportunity to use the ALTER-syntax to change tablespace type from SIMPLE or SEGMENTED to UTS PBG without (almost) any outage. Unfortunately there is a limitation which ...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered

Allow REBIND of in-use Dynamic SQL Packages

Since the requirement to have a Package for Dynamic SQL was introduced there has always been the problem about when to REBIND these "empty shells". The requirement to REBIND was only slightly annoying in the past as it was just to avoid an auto bi...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Console message for inoperative packages

MR0125102752 GGDB209021
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

DB2 z/OS V11 NFM - 6-Byte LOG RBA Limit Reached for BASIC format objects

DB2 : Stand-aloneVer : V11 NFMWe need a monitoring and alert mechanism in DB2 z/OS (V11), to display warning messages when there are DB2 objects still in BASIC format and the 6 byte log limit is about to be reached (even though the BSDS uses EXTEN...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Request to add parameters - Control Unload Utility:Specify new "Register" Option by Db2 Subsystem(zparm)

In Db2 12, the UNLOAD utility have a new "REGISTER" option, with SHRLEVEL CHANGE/ISOLATION UR. The default is NO. The default behavior of UNLOAD utility with REGISTER option is to reads pages directly from disk only, UNLOAD might miss recent data...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Different Column Names for Union Query

IBM Db2 z/OS development team to allow different column names in different parts of a UNION clause, as long as their types match, and assign the column names from the first part of the UNION clause to the columns of resulting table
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Delivered

Enable two-factor authentication (2FA) for Data Studio

Trying to implement Vanguard tokenless two factor authentication on IBM mainframe. When the userid and password are entered; Vanguard sends a RACF passticket via email or text message. The 8 byte passticket is entered in the 'New Password' field t...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered