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Db2 AI for z/OS

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DCC graphics - Change the range date

We would like to choose a date range. Currently, there is no way to change the range. Db2/zAI path:Distributed connections Priority levels Location Plot statistics Thanks, Remo
2 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Under review

metadata ddl change information in the SMP/e HOLD and offer new utility similar to Db2z CATMAINT

Whenever new db2zAI fix introduces metadata catalog changes. customer is trying to make sure their next upgrade/maintenance rollout would take backup and fallback procedures into account Customer suggests Db2zAI upgrade/maintenance SMP/e deliverab...
3 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Under review

Db2 AI should discover and prevent deadlocks, for example in situations where programs that previously have been in deadlock situations are expected to deadlock again.

In deadlock situations, one of the involved programs will be rolled back, resources have been unnecessarily used and DBA’s must spend time investigating deadlocks. In transaction intensive systems deadlocks also may cause response time delays or o...
10 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 4 Not under consideration

Make Dynamic Plan Stability really stable

We use dynamic sql now in nearly all of our applications. It is essential for our shop that the access paths for dynamic sql are as stable as possible. So we will use the new V12 feature "dynamic plan stability". If you look into the manuals and i...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 13 Not under consideration

Customers would benefit if ZAI/Spark residual directory and temporary file cleanup process go after the directory specified in TMPDIR environment variable instead of arbitrarily going to $ZAIHOME/tmp directory.

Our installation ran into an issue with the temprary files created by ZAI filling up /tmp directory. All users of ZAI would benefit from this flexibility to specify our own location in TMPDIR environment variable for the cleanup process.
4 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Dynamic Plan Stability - Capture statements from explain

If we want to capture a certain dynamic statement for dynamic plan stability, the statement has to reside in the dynamic statement cache. Than you have to search for the statement id and with the statement íd you're able to capture a certain state...
over 4 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Db2Z INSERT with VALUES should allow multiple rows

Db2 LUW and many other RDMS allow one INSERT with VALUES to insert multiple rows at once. Db2 Z does not allow that syntax. Db2 Z INSERT with VALUES only allows one row at a time So if you have multiple rows you want to insert with the INSERT usin...
5 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add user group and individual profile management

Currently the DB2ZAI use privileges are done by DB2 grants and each features (DCC, SA, SQLOPT) usage can be restricted by TSO ID/RACF group privileges Suggest there should be role and the duty segregation within the db2zAI tools. (such as Administ...
7 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Enhancement suggestion for Critical Only email escalation under system assessment

Critical warning email escalation should be more descriptive (suggested to include Metric name) Instead of just number of Critical warning. It should be a list list of critical exception description Administrator should have ability to setup the e...
7 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

System Assessment-Hide/Unhide metrics features based on user role

Currently, each user is able to Hide/Unhide Metrics under the Db2zAI dashboard for their own view. It would be very helpful if the Db2 AI administrator could choose which metrics would be available to show. For example, there are metrics that we o...
8 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration