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Db2 for z/OS

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Deadlock need to avoid for ALTER TABLE JOB

ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN job should be able to break-in RTS process. Currently, the deadlock may happen between ALTER TABLE ALTER COLUMN job and CORRELATION-ID=014.RTSTST00. We open CASE TS011962039 for the deadlock. From user point of view, the f...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Db2 zOS: Provide support for period-clause FOR PORTION OF BUSINESS_TIME for update operation within MERGE statement

Idea is to extend functionality of MERGE statement in Db2 z/OS by providing support for the period clause FOR PORTION OF BUSINESS_TIME for an update operation (and delete operation) within the MERGE statement. The statement would look like this: ...
6 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Configure a user-defined value for disabling all IFI request and MONITOR trace processing after a number of abends

When a certain number of abends occurs, while processing IFI requests, processing of all IFI request and MONITOR trace is disabled, requiring an action from Db2 operator/system administrator to be resumed. Today this number of abends, that disable...
20 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Improve performance in queries with IN predicate

Hello! We had problems with CPU in Production environment several months ago with a simple query with IN predicate. The CPU reached 100%! Particularly, this query has many literals within IN predicate and the IN predicate can't be matching. After ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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 ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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

Enhance command -DISPLAY PROFILE with keyword DETAIL

The -DISPLAY PROFILE command allows to determine if profiling is active or inactive on a specific DB2 member. The command returns output similar to: -display profile DSNT753I +DB2A DSNT1DSP DISPLAY PROFILE REPORT FOLLOWS: STATUS = ON TIMESTAMP = ...
30 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Provide ROWID addition for PBG to PBR conversion in V13 ALTER statement.

In V13m we get to convert PBG tablespace to PBR by a simple ALTER statement. However, we will be forced to look for a partitioning key by working with application team. In the mean time, in V12 we have a feature called "Hidden ROWID support for pa...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

zSort information in Utilities History

When running some utilities Db2 can choose to use zSort. In Utilities History (SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES). there is a column SORTNAME where you can see if DSSORT or DB2SORT has been used. The information if zSort has been used or not is vital as it can ...
20 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enable use of DSN_PROFILE* tables global variables for local workload

At the following link, we see global variables can be used with profile tables. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2-for-zos/12?topic=connections-setting-built-in-global-variables-profile-tables However, there is a sentence that mentions the following:...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review