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Db2 AI for z/OS

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Update GUI to allow scripting-out of GUI actions

In our organization we are not allowed to do manual changes in Production using GUI, all changes have to be scripted, added to the version-management repository, tested in pre-Prod, and executed as a script, this way they are repeatable, auditable...
9 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

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...
over 1 year 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...
over 3 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 14 Not under consideration

SQL DI - include percentile numbers on Data statistics tab post Analyze Data

this is for SQL DI, not sure if I should have raised this under the DB2 for zOS product. In SQL DI workflow we train the model on a table and then post that we can choose the 'Analyze Data' option. If we then go to the Data Statistics tab we are p...
9 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

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
about 1 year ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Showing the QUERYNO in the accesspath for static sql

When I look at any APDETAIL of a static sql it does not show me the value of the QUERYNO even though in the report the field exists.Not all columns of the PLAN_TABLE will be shown in the access path details. The columns that are not shown, though,...
6 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Future consideration

High-Performance DBAT Management

Currently, the DCC module shows data about connections and profiles, but it still has no High-Performance DBAT information. It would be very useful for our organization if DB2ZAI helped with High-Performance DBAT management, providing data for ver...
3 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

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...
about 1 year ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 1 Future 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 5 years ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Auto-size INDEX_MEMORY_CONTROL system parameter and auto-populate SYSIBM.SYSINDEXCONTROL

To avoid manual analysis and reap the benefits of in-memory index structure / FTB. To automatically allocate more than 20MB (when appropriate) for INDEX_MEMORY_CONTROL zparm. To identify list of indexes that would benefit from FTB based on actual ...
8 months ago in Db2 AI for z/OS 0 Not under consideration