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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...
23 days ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under 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

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 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Allow TEMPLATE switching for more data sets in REORG and LOAD

Allow TEMPLATE switching in the REORG TABLESPACE, REORG INDEX and LOAD utilities for the necessary work files. For example, small objects may only require data sets with DSNTYPE BASIC and large objects may require data sets with DSNTYPE EXTREQ or ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Record A Shrlevel Change Image Copy As Shrlevel Reference When Possible

Shrlevel change image copies that are older than the available Db2 logs can not reliable be used for recovery because there may have been inflight URs at the time of the copy that got backed out after the copy finished. To recover to current, Db2 ...
4 months ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

allow the ability to generate REPLACE instead of RESUME YES

Sometimes you want to unload/load with REPLACE instead of RESUME YES. Need the unload utility able to generate LOAD REPLACE.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

SYSPUNCH - be able to suppress NUMRECS

Certain processes use load cards created from unload utility using LIMIT 0. This creates NUMRECS 0 that needs to be removed prior to the LOAD.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow LISTDEF to be used by REPAIR where appropriate at partition level that includes a range (1:50)

Allow LISTDEF with REPAIR, such as turning off AREO* (NOAREORPENDSTAR) at partition level. This would include a from partlevel to to partlevel. This would reduce the number of REPAIRs that need to be generated.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 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...
over 4 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 2 Not under consideration