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Db2 for z/OS

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Command to display the DB2 early code

Customer wants to apply new early code with REFRESH DB2, EARLY by automation software. To be sure that they apply new code, they want to display the early code before the REFRESH DB2 command. Unfortunately this command is not yet implemented, and ...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Indicate whether the fallback SPE for Db2 13 migration is installed

As a user planning to migrate to Db2 13 I already activated V12R1M510 on my Db2 12 subsystem. However, I also want to make sure that I have the fallback SPE PH37108 https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/apar/PH37108 installed. Could this information b...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Planned for future release

Db2 Unload from a Cursor

Enhance the Db2 UNLOAD utility to perform an unload from a declared cursor
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Package Invalidation avoidance

At the moment nearly all online definition changes to an object leads per default to package invalidation.So online schema evolution is very useful, but with regarding to the availability (7*24) the package invalidation isn't a great implementatio...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Reduce messages DSNI070I -FAST INDEX TRAVERSAL

The new Db2 v12 feature Fast Index Traversal advice at MSTR every 2 minutes about Memory used and indexes applied. This is quite uncomfortable when studing or trying to find something inside MSTR. Example: during 23 days, one Member of a Db2-Produ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

RI support for tables with mixed encoding schemes

MR012908405 GGDB208012 GGDB207014
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Provide SCOPE(GROUP) option for STOP/START PROFILE

Provide for a SCOPE(GROUP) option for START/STOP PROFILE commands similar to START/STOP PROCEDURE.
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Provide SQL access to product statistics API's

Provide a way to bring statistics from various products API's into an SQL context. Sample has been shown to selected zBLC customers during the Dublin face-2-face. Requirement has been discussed with Jeff Josten / Chris Crone. Offer has been made t...
about 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DISPLAY DB Command CLAIMERS does not list LOAD utility

Our DBAs have realized that when a load job is running against a tablespace and the load utility is active, the display claimer did not show the jobname that are executing the job. However , the display use does show the job name. For example: -DI...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Is a defect

Support more granular system parameter settings

Support the ability to set system parameters at the application level.For example, allow parameters to be specified based on specific:- plan- package (specify collection, package)- authid or role- client info properties DB2 should have the ability...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration