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Db2 for z/OS

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DB2 Return Code Differentiate for Deadlock and Timeout via Subsys Normal Call Exit

DB2 presents IMS ( via Subsystem Normal Call Exit ) with the same return code (4) for: DB2 resource deadlocks DB2 resource unavailable conditions Example, lock timeouts on object locks, such as are taken by DB2 utilities and those caused b...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Not under consideration

Removal of an unnecesary system crash due to must-complete or latch holding agent - RC 00F3040A

Today, there is an intentional system crash designed and exploited with an abend code 00F3040A when an agent abending in system is in so called must-complete state or is holding a latch. We have been running a case TS006198341 where our system cra...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under 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.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

More options for PROFILE tables for canceling long runing threads

There isn't any way by db2 to Automatically cancel thread that runing more than x seconds or used more than x cpu. Please add these option and other cancel options to MONITOR THREADS. It is similar to DB24ZOS-I-635 There are many options that toda...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

RUNSTATS with exception consideration

All DB2 customers use RUNSTATS. The RUNSTATS results are used by the DB2 optimizer to determine optimal access plans. In 99.999 percent of all cases this is not a problem. However, there are some objects (tablespaces / indices) for which a RUNSTAT...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Altering the default value of a global variable

Global Variables: A global variable can be created with a default value. Each session that uses it will then instantiate a version of that global variable, with the default value and any change in the value is limited in scope to its unit-of-work....
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Db2 z/OS limitations with ALTER TABLESPACE MOVE TABLE

I love the upcoming FL508 and this new availability even though I have not used it. Looking deeper into the Knowledge Center there seems to be some limitations that I would like to see resolved. The two items are: a) Exist in the same data...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Allow for "OPTIMIZE FOR n ROWS" to be added to DELETE, UPDATE Statements

OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW can be added to SELECT SQL. One reason may be to influence the optimizer to chose one index over another, or to not perform a SORT with List Prefetch Adding OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW to a DELETE statement results in an error: EXPLAIN A...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Message for START DATABASE

Message for LOG MSTR of the command START DATABASE and STOP DATABASE.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow us to use the profile tables to set the ACCUMACC zparm more granular

At the present time we have ACCUMACC set to 20. We have had to set this to 1 for problem determination purposes. In our active system it causes issues with our SMF jobs when we have done this for even a short time. We would like the ability to use...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration