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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...
8 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: ...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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 ...
23 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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

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

ENHANCEMENT FOR REDIRECTED RECOVERY - CHECK SCHEMA ONLY

ENHANCEMENT FOR REDIRECTED RECOVERY - CHECK SCHEMA ONLY The DB2 redirected recovery functionality allows RECOVER utility to be used to redirect the recovery of an object (the source) to another object (the target). The source and target objec...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
12 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Record usage of application plan

In our production environment we have about 15000 application plans. Most of them are probably still used but a lot of them have not been used for several years. We want to get rid of the old ones not to have to rebind them at every new release of...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

When dropping table retain OBID for when recreating that same table

Any account that utilizes QREP should want this option of retaining OBID
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Return information about a failed Lock-Escalation to the application

When a Lock-Escalation occurs it is documented by message DSNI031I (Lock Escalation has occurred) in the Db2-Master-Adressspace. But when a Lock-Escalation fails there is no documentation for this, instead it comes to a Timeout or Deadlock from a ...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review