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Db2 for z/OS

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enhance smf records for reporting secure connections

When just beginning to implement secure db2 ports (sometimes called encryption in-flight), it is helpful to report on the performance of queries that are secure vs queries that are non-secure. This can help us to fully tune our applications for th...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

DECFLOAT support for COBOL and PLI with DCLGEN

When we run DCLGEN on an object with a DECFLOAT column, we get the following error: DSNE958I DCLGEN DOES NOT SUPPORT THE SQL DATA TYPE DECFLOAT (SQLTYPE 996) FOR THE PLI LANGUAGE DSNE905I EXECUTION COMPLETE, MEMBER ... ADDED The created DECLARE an...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Full package support for Restful services

A restful service contains one and only one SQL statement and is, simply put, a mini-static package. It was delivered with a couple of problems. Firstly, the only way to tell if this static package is a restful service is to look at the HOSTLANG c...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Improving Insert Performance for LOBs

As mentioned in Case TS004024647 there are some situations where inserts in lob structures do not provide the expected performance. Instead they cause massive CPU consumption in the Coupling Facility for the spacemap search. The problem is excessi...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add REMARKS column to SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and COMMENT support for database object

We would like to ask you, to add the REMARKS column in SYSIBM.SYSDATABASE and support for COMMENT statement for databases. There is no possibility currently to store some form of a description for databases in DB2 catalog. In big sites where thous...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Alter PBG to PBR should be possible for tables with LOBs

The statement ALTER PARTITIONING TO PARTITION BY RANGE should be applicable for tables with LOB's. One of the main drivers for us to convert from PBG's to PBR's is that our LOB tablespaces are growing very large. As the base tables usually only co...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

UTS PBG, SINGLETON SELECT and Lock Avoidance.

Hello Db2 for Z/OS Development. Apar PM89016 was created several years ago to implement the lock avoidance for singleton SELECTs with ISO(CS) and CD(YES) when R-scan is used, or the index that is chosen has matching predicates on all columns of th...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Standardize and allow LISTDEF PARTEVEL syntax for MODIFY STATISTICS utility

Currently MODIFY STATISTICS utility does not support LISTDEF with PARTLEVEL and throws an error like in example: LISTDEF DB2RK INCLUDE TABLESPACE DS0HUZX.S0HU37P PARTLEVEL(20) TEMPLATE COPYIC DSN(&SS..ICR.&DB..&TS..P&PA..&UQ.) ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

issue DISPLAY BLOCKERS instead of DISPLAY CLAIMERS when DRAIN timeout

Currently when DRAIN fails during REORG, a DISPLAY CLAIMERS is issued. The draw back is there is no "age" information, so user does not know which thread is the blocker, because the claimer could also be waiter.
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration