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Db2 for z/OS

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Improving DSN1COPY

MR0218096947 GGDB208020Let DSN1COPY do the tasks listed above to simplify the process of data movement.
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

User must have a LOAD privilege

MR0112077416 GGDB207001 Apply the LOAD-privilege to LOAD RESUME YES or provide a new privilege
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Primary Authid etc. in Plan_Table

Add a column where the userid, jobname and the like can be storred. This column should be NOT NULL WITH DEFAULT USER and accordingly populated by explain.
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

alternate name for special register CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY > APPLCOMPAT

is it possible to introduce alternate name or short version of "CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY"? On a regular basis, we usually want to validate the applcompat of our system for informative purposes so we do: SELECT CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIB...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Change DCLGEN to generate S9(4) COMP-5 instead of S9(4) COMP for SMALLINT columns

DCLGEN generates SMALLINT fields as S9(4) COMP with acceptable values +32767 through -32768. A Cobol 'MOVE' makes truncation possible and renders any value over 9999 risky. IBM Case Number: TS003249935
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Add commit frequency to Modify Recovery utility

If there a numerous rows in SYSCOPY to be modified out the modify job holds locks on SYSCOPY for an extended period of time and can cause timeouts for other processes and utilities that are using SYSCOPY
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Invalid maximum timestamp value availble in DB2

Currently there is documented maximum timestamp value available in DB2 as '9999-12-31-24.00.00.000000'. However, using this value can lead to various problems which are recognized by DB2 development already as during introduction of temporal table...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Math function changes in Db2 12

POWER Built-in function got rewritten and so I am hoping to get a list of all changed built-in functions in Db2 12 so that I can do better testing before going into production.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

RTS Temporal samples for housekeeping and cleanup

There are no samples for (a) how to cleanup the RTS history tables(b) how to calculate e.g. REORGSPACE
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Provide option to control the bypassing of the authorization checking for mapping objects when dbname is used in REORG job

Implicit mapping objects are seen as transient as they get created and dropped within the duration of the REORG. Therefore REORG logic was enhanced to bypass the authorization checking for it (PI08339). These objects might be transient and interna...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration