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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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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...
28 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted

Check Index and Rebuild Index Combined in one Process

If a corrupt index is suspected then usual process is to 1. Run a Check Index 2. If an error is reported Run a Rebuild Index to fix the error. However part of the processing done by the Check Index could be utilized by the Rebuild Index. The Check...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Under review

Intelligent Online Reorg Switch time calculation

In a 24 hour online Db2 environment it can be difficult to complete an online REORG because the VSAM switch phase may fail, due to the activity on the tablespace being too high. The idea is to use the system monitors or a log analyzer tool to look...
about 2 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Under review

Implement Inline Image Copies for COPY YES Indexes during Reorg utility operations

There appears to be expected functionality missing within DB2 Reorg Index (and Tablespace) utility operations to allow "normal" Image Copies to be taken inline for Indexes that have been defined as COPY YES similar to the inline Image Copies that ...
4 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Include repair catalog in the redirected recover

It should not be necessary to explicitely run a repair catalog after running a redirected recover. The redirected recover should adjust the version information in the catalog itself.
7 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Restart of redirected recover

It should be possible to restart redirected recover in the same manner as you can restart the standard recover utility. When running redirected recover of a large group of tables, it is a waste of time to have to restart if an error is encountered...
7 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow Template to populate output datasets such as PUNCHDDN to utilize PDSE's

If I use a listdef for an unload utility, I am forced to create a separate dataset for each tablespace in the listdef for PUNCHDDN's Template. I am requesting the ability to specify a PDSE in the PUNCHDDN and each tablespace would create a like na...
8 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow Semicolon as COLDEL using LOAD

Hello! We have to LOAD a very large delimited file into a DB2 for zOS Table! The file comes from another organization and is deliverd to many companies! It uses ';' X'5E' as column delimiter and it is not possible to edit the file, because it is &...
9 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Is a defect

Rearchitect the colgroup processing to be more granular using multiple sorts as opposed to a single sort or more intelligently avoid the colgroup sort altogether (when possible)

Looking at the job output you sent in, we can see that there are 18 colgroups specified. Based on the current design, we have a single sort for colgroup(s). There are 184310123 rows unloaded The no. of the rows passed to the single dstats s...
9 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

REORG SORTDATA NO should unload to shadow datasets and not unload to SYSREC

Changing DSSIZE for large table using SORTDATA NO, unloads to SYSREC. Since the volume of data is so large, SYSREC needs to go to tape. This causes the reorg to have greater elapsed time. Unloading to the shadows would greatly reduce the elapsed t...
10 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration