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Db2 for z/OS

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Online change of indexes

We would like to be able to alter indexes as an online change, regardless of whether it is a duplicate index or a unique index (in the latter case it will often be the addition of include columns). We often have changes to indexes in connection wi...
1 day ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve installation CLIST

I have just suffered over two days of Db2 Install Clist and can heartily recommend no-one use it to do a clean Install. The problems are myriad but the absolute number one is when it dies/crashes/abends all input data, apart from two or three rand...
5 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow to query and stop an object in one go to avoid STOPP

HSM allows to move DB2 page sets by stopping them and copying them and then starting the page sets again. HSM does this by DIS DB(...) SP(...) USE and a subsequent STO DB(...) SP(...). If in the small timing window between the DIS command and the ...
13 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Remove some of the restrictions related to SQLCODE -20555

There is currently a restriction on the use of archive-enabled tables and temporal tables in one statement: The execution of this statement leads to SQLCODE -20555: SELECT * FROM DB2.LZTB0586 WHERE VNR IN ( SELECT VNR FROM DB2.LZTB0520) SQLERROR O...
9 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

When DB2 writes a message to the DB2 Log, DB2 could also optionally write the contents of the message to a new IBM Catalog Table SYSIBM.DB2_Messages or a user defined table.

WHY THIS IS A GOOD IDEA Many of our DB2 subsystems and members remain active for several months or more. Searching for a DB2 Message can take a long time in SDSF when analysing and diagnosing problems. Having all of the DB2 Messages in a Table mak...
16 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

One-Fecht Index Scan for SELECT min(), max()

At the moment only a single SELECT min(a) or a SELECT max(a) uses a suitable index I(a, ...). When selecting both, min() and max(), a tablespace scan is used to determine the minimum and maximum value. With large tables this behaviour is very expe...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Sending a reply from MQ-Listener even when the MSGTYPE is not REQUEST

Currently it is possible to change the REPLY-Queue and REPLY-QueueManager via StoredProcedures which are started by the MQ-Listener if the Message was sended with MessageType = REQUEST. But it is not possible to send a REPLY if the MessageType is ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQLJ Add support for use of Java Array in IN predicate

We would like to see support of Java type ARRAY for IN-LISTs. The use case would look like: SqljCtx sqljCtx = getSqljCtx(); Array fkpzOfflKtoIdsArray = sqljCtx.getConnection().createArrayOf("TIMESTAMP", fkpzOfflKtoIds); FremdkontoOfflineIterator i...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review