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Temporal Base Table SQLOUT INSERTS have generate always columns as part of the insert
The timestamp columns supporting temporal should not be part of the INSERT. Also anytime a generate always column is excluded as it should have been in this run, columns must be added to the INSERT statement.
--UNDO SQL FOR SUBSYSTEM: DAA1
Add Ability to Pick/Choose Which "Warnings" Are Considered Fatal VS Acceptable
We would like to be able to pick and choose which LAT warnings are acceptable vs which require additional attention. Today, all warnings will generate a return code 4; however, some warnings (like ALAA061W) will completely eliminate a tablespace f...
The tool currently does not support reporting on tables if they have a clone table defined on them. The job ends with a code of 8 and message - ALAA506E-Base/Clone tables not supported
This means that we cannot run a summary or detail report agai...
How can the objects be reported on when doing a QUIET TIME report using CORRID.
Using Quiet Time to recover objects for a CORRID. The report only has the available quiet times, but not the objects that were updated and need to be recovered. Need to run a summary report to get the objects.
We have tables with a large number columns. In the detailed report there are always the complete row images (all columns) printed which makes it hard to see the differences. There are signs in the column name header (#, !, -) that indicate a chang...
The default data set prefix is the current TSO user ID. This makes it hard to list all LAT data sets as there is no common element in the qualifier. If the prefix is changed (e.g. to USER.ALA) then it is easy to list the data sets, but in case of ...
Support for creating DB2 Load Data Sets in RECFM=VBS Format with embedded LOB data
DB2 LAT to support creation of load files in RECFM=VBS with embedded LOB/XML data.DB2 LAT supports log processing to create load files for tables with LOB/XML columns. At present DB2 LAT only allows LOB/XML columns to be extracted into PDS or PDSE...
Reformat the SYSCOPY Report in INFOM ddname to be a single line instead of two lines
I would also like to see this on one line. Takes up too much vertical space. This would also be more readable with a columnized report.ICTYPE STYPE TTYPE OTYPE DSNUM LDSNUM HDSNUM LOGGED INSTANCE ------ ----- -------- ----- ----- ------ ------ ---...
HiOur DBAs would like to have REDO statements for any RI-action generate by DB2 (e.g Delete Cascade). At the moment ALA is assuming that the RI defined on the source system also is defined on the target system.snip from the manual:As previously m...
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