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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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Reorg Rebalance for partitions with different DSSIZE

Reorg Rebalance tries to set new partition boundaries so that rows are evenly distributed across the reorganized partitions. It does not consider that the partitions can have different values for DSSIZE. So the functionality of Reorg Rebalance sho...
4 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Parallel Unload of Partitioned Table including Lob columns is not possible

We try to unload a partioned Tablespace with a Lob column into Datasetswith spanned format.But is unload into one Datset and i do not see the following messageDSNU1201I 326 13:35:11.03 DSNUUNLD - PARTITIONS WILL BE UNLOADED IN PARALLEL We have lar...
4 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Parameter for RECOVER utility to avoid invalidation of RTS-information

We would like a parameter (e.g. KEEP_RTS) for the RECOVER utility to indicate that real-time statistics should not be set to NULL. After a RECOVER we need to run a REBUILD of any indexes that have not been recovered, and the REBUILD utility uses R...
5 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 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...
6 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Load into util next to a reorg

As discussed in IDUG EMEA 2023 Praag, i gave a presentation about reorg a big table that took 8 days. If the table cant be accessed, a recover to that point would take 6 hours. So table created at front that can have the data already loaded until ...
6 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Materialize changes through partition rotation

We have some large tables that need to be updated from time to time. Each time a partition is rotated it is reset, so I think that could allow the table/tablespace change to be materialize. This would allow use to save the time and processing cost...
7 months 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
9 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Change behavior of option PARALLEL(0) for REORG TABLESPACE

We had a problem recently when a reorg of a tablespace with 100 partitions consumed far too much real storage. We ran the reorg with PARALLEL(0) and it choose to use 188 parallel tasks. That was probably OK at the beginning of the execution but no...
9 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Support Spanned Record Format in Reorg Discard Dataset

We would like Discard Lob's from a Table and Load them into a Partner Table. The Discard Dataset can not exceed 32K, so it is not possible. With Unload Utility it is possible to define Spanned Yes for SYSREC. It would be helpful if you could suppo...
10 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DSNTYPE(PIPE) support for TEMPLATE utility

Would like to be able to dynamically allocate a z/OS Unix Named Pipe via the TEMPLATE utility. LOADing to and UNLOADing from named pipes is extremely useful, for example, to copy data between different Db2 systems on the same z/OS image. In JCL, t...
10 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration