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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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REORG Option to set Return Code for drain failure or deadline

At present we have to manually intervene every time a REORG fails with a DRAIN FAIL or DEADLINE hit, because the job finishes with RC8. However, these scenarios are both common and expected BAU situations - so we would like to handle them automati...
26 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 Support

Customer would like the DB2 Unload and Load Utilities to support Partition by Growth (PBG) tablespaces.
19 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted

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...
5 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted

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 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future 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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Idea For Limited Partition Locking for RI Related Objects

Lock just the partitions of related objects using a cascaded key structure when utilities are used to write to the database. Allows Db2 RI use to coexist with utility operation when it is impractical to lock all partitions of parents and children.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

REORG needs to be enhanced to separate processing for partitions having dictionaries and no dictionaries

Using LISTDEF there are 4 partitions selected to be reorged. Row length 2284 bytes KEEPDICTIONARY used PART 5 - CARDF 50M, dictionary PART 6 - CARDF 60M, dictionary PART 11 - CARDF 110M, dictionary PART 80 - CARDF 150,000, no dictionary Since PART...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future 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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Future consideration

DSNZPARM to disable MODIFY option DELETEDS - compliance issue

It should be possible to disable the option for deleting physical datasets along with modifying recovery information for a tablespace, as in MODIFY RECOVERY TABLESPACE XXXXXX.XXXXXXXX DSNUM ALL DELETE AGE(32) DELETEDS There is increasingly more ...
3 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Submitted