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SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility

SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES should have a column containing the full text of the Db2 utility that was executed. This allows the DBAs or sysprogs to see exactly what was executed for problem and other analysis. For example if someone has run a utility that...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Install TM1py directly on PA Cloud

Currently, the IBM policy does not allow installation of third-party applications on the IBM cloud servers. TM1py is a robust, proven, application-specific, community-supported python library that should be allowed as an exception to this rule. Th...
2 months ago in Planning Analytics 6 Under review

NEW SCALAR function for DB2 SQL – HEX2BIGINT

NEW SCALAR function for DB2 SQL – HEX2BIGINT I would like to see IBM provide a specific function for converting a HEX to BIGINT. I think this would be useful for many/most/all users of Db2! Why? The IBM LOAD utility will report that when input dat...
17 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

proactive messages of objects ??% full or 'follow-up objects free space' function inside Db2

Follow up TS and XS limits in Db2 z/OS is not an easy job. The last 6 months, we coped issues with partitioned indexes full. This were partitioned bases 'temporarily session' tables for applications, whereby the not active partition is cleaned up ...
17 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance DSNACCOX for Index Page Splits

We use DSNACCOX to trigger reorgs för tablespaces and indexes regularly. In Db2 13 new columns are added to SYSINDEXSPACESTATS to track index page splits. If a certain number of index page splits has occured since the last reorg of the index the i...
3 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

install libnsl automatically during LSF installation

In RHEL8, I found the follows error. [root@rhel86 lsf]# lsadmin limstartup lsadmin: error while loading shared libraries: libnsl.so.1: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory And I found "Known issues" part in LSF guide ment...
4 days ago in Spectrum LSF / Administration 0 Under review

DDF Start with TCP/IP should be coordinated between Start Listener and Start DDF

During start of DDF inside DB2, DB2 start the Listener for TCP/IP requests and a small timeframe later the DDF. In this timeframe incoming requests are denied with REASON=00D31032 and follow-on errors. As an bypass we do not start DDF automaticall...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Restart Time of DB2 should not be dependent on SCA size

During restart of DB2, the time difference between DSNR003I and DSNR004I is a function of the SCA size. Case TS009645595 was opened and has all the details. But in summary: this large time differenece of 30 seconds (in our case) is a function of t...
7 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add CDC Data Replication Support for YugabyteDB as Target data base

Please add support for YugabyteDB as target. We need CDC replication from source z/OS Db2 to target YugabyteDB. thank you.
12 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review

PostgreSQL as the source does not support BIT (Data type )

We use CDC as the main real-time synchronization tool. However, when a postgresql database is encountered, when there are BIT data type tables in the table, the table cannot be copied using cdc. As a result, many data on the production line cannot...
25 days ago in Replication: Change Data Capture 0 Under review