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Db2 for z/OS

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DIS UTIL could show also the Db2 Object involved

DISPLAY UTIL(*) is used daily, but it doesnt't show the Object involved/affected. This info is already in SYSUTILX so it seems to be possible to obtain it directly with the command Display. Currently, the DBA, Operator or Developer has to deal to...
26 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Add REMARKS column to SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and COMMENT support for database object

We would like to ask you, to add the REMARKS column in SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and support for COMMENT statement for databases. There is no possibility currently to store some form of a description for databases in DB2 catalog. In big sites where thous...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

select ... from final table ( update table for portion of business time from ... )

the problem is that an update table for portition of business time can effect more than 1 row and if this is made in a bitemporal environment the System Start is set to the first change timestamp. But you didn't know the exact time you have to rea...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Populate DSSIZE for ALL pagesets to simplify monitoring and avoiding pageset full conditions

The rules surrounding the maximum size for any given pageset have become more and more complicated over recent releases of Db2. This severely affects our ability to monitor for pageset full conditions, as while it is relatively straight forward to...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RLF DSNRLMTxx table field RLFIP allow subnet wildcard

we have a need to restrict threads with RLF by specifying userid and source IP with a subnet wild card. the source ips change with each "logon". In order to restrict all possible ips under a given subnet, we would need to enter 255 X 255 ips. allo...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Enhance the -904 REASON 00E30305 with the root cause of the failing AUTOBIND

The APAR PH13350 enhancement writes a notification DSNT408I SQLCODE = -904, ERROR: UNSUCCESSFUL EXECUTION CAUSED BY AN UNAVAILABLE RESOURCE. REASON 00E30305, TYPE OF RESOURCE This is a useful notification but it can be quite difficult to find the ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Stop package invalidation after ALTER MAXPARTITIONS

These days in an agile world we have to ALTER PBG spaces on-the-fly to raise the MAXPARTITIONS value. Sadly this ALTER, even though it is an immediate ALTER, sets all dependent packages to VALID = 'N' which is, of course, a disaster.
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 8 Future consideration

New Authorization for SELECT all tables (DataSelect)

We use the DataAccess Auth to let Select. Insert, Update & Delete on all tables.But we'll appreciate also a new Auth for letting only Select on all tables. That's why we thought about the name DataSelect.
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication produc...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration