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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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UTILITY wait for other Utility

Consider a Utility A executing on an Db2-object (example LOAD) and another incompatible Utility B trying to acquire drain on the same Db2-object (example QUIESCE). Db2 immediately rejects this Utility B, without waiting. We suggest a new Utility o...
3 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow for Multiple Columns on LOAD INTO TABLE WHEN Criteria

We recently converted from BMC to IBM Db2 utilities. It would be very useful if multiple column names could be specified on the WHEN criteria for the Db2 LOAD utility. This would also make the functionality similar to the WHEN criteria of REORG WI...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Automatically Perform a Display with Claimers when Utilities Cannot Perform a Drain on an Object

We recently migrated from BMC Utilities for Db2 to IBM Utilities. One feature that is sorely missed is that when the BMC Utilities would fail to drain because other processes had a claim on the object, BMC Utilities would perform a display with cl...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Load Utility: Extension of field selection criterion option by AND conditions

The Db2 for z/OS LOAD utility offers a field selection criterion for the INTO TABLE option via WHEN( ... = ...). Since increasingly complex data structures are used application developers want to specify more complex conditions for selection of to...
about 4 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ADD OPTION ON THE RECOVER UTILITY

After open the TS012026353, IBM solve the problem by execute an DIAGNOSE TYPE(8103) to avoid the multiple messages XCF between members of DataSharing. A new parameters of RECOVER would be welcome
10 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate Reorgs failing with S513 & IEC146I 513-04 when reorging LOBs

The cause of the S513 error is due to the DB2 reorg utility trying to write two image copies in parallel (one for BASE and one for LOB) when a BASE UTS with LOB TS is being REORG’d and the specified template for image copy datasets has the STACK Y...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

UTILITY CHECK DATA ENHANCEMENT

We would like to add feature to the CHECK UTILITY to support list of tabelspaces that are in CHECK-PENDING status to be checked. In a case we have some tables in CHECK-PENDING status and the tables have RI we need to know the connection between th...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Redirected Recovery - make REPAIR CATALOG a part of the Redirected Recovery processing

the REPAIR CATALOG on target tablespaces is a must complete step before the data is accessed or indexes rebuilt on the data. If we always need to do this then can this step be included, maybe as a REPAIR CATALOG phase, to the redirected recovery p...
7 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Modify redirected recovery to eliminate the need for repair catalog of target

Modify redirected recovery to eliminate the need for repair catalog of target The relatively new Db2 utility enhancement of redirected recovery is very useful When recovering a target tablespace from another tablespace, the IBM documentation is ve...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

REORG PART LEVEL PBG tablespace

When I run a PART LEVEL REORG (PART 1 in this case) of a PBG tablespace and the current data doesn't fit into its original partition DB2 adds a new partition at the end and uses it for the "overflow" data, although all the already existing partiti...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration