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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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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...
about 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

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...
about 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

When LOAD Utility fails due to claimers, locks in the object, this should be reported as with REORG and switch phase

When LOAD Utility fails due to claimers, locks in the object, this should be reported as with REORG and switch phase
about 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future 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...
12 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Modify the message when Load utility encounter table not found.

Sometimes we unload many tables from source DB2 to another one. If some tables do not exist in the target DB2, the load utility will fail with RC=8. this error message is mixed with ordinary information and ends with "I" in a big jobout file. For ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enhance DB2 Load WHEN specification

Coding the DB2 Load utility into table WHEN statement to allow for several specified values, not just one, is found in a given field, would be a useful enhancement.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Parameter on RECOVER utility to override UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC

We want to be able to use the new DSNZPARM UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC but are not comfortable doing it as it prevents us from performing recover of a table. We don't understand why UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC applies to recover as there is no choice whether we w...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration