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Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS

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Enhance Tooll to be able add the Unload Utility and HPU

Have a process to unload test data and load it to another environment. Currently each database has 1 job where the elapsed time is very long. It would be great to have the tool load balance this over multiple jobs.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Improve user interface for Exception profiles

DB2 Automation Tool - Need to improve the interface for the exception profiles. 1) We would like to be able to document the profiles in more detail than is allowed in 1 line. 2) We need the ability to control the ANDing and ORing of the conditions...
over 3 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Making the real-time stats externalization optional

The Automation Tool issues the ACCESS DATABASE(*) SPACE(*) MODE(STATS) command whenever the REALTIMESTATS option is used in an exception profile. This default behavior causes some problems: Since the ACCESS command is issued to every DB and TS in ...
9 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

HAA - HAA$UMOD - Modify Statistics should have it's own AGE. Currently it uses the MODIFY RECOVERY AGE.

The MODIFY STATISTICS needs to be retained longer than the MODIFY RECOVERY. Would have to do 2 Utility Actions to accomplish this.
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

HAA - when doing a Pending Data Change, such as DSSIZE, reorgs are generated at partition level instead of being escalated up to TS level

Changing the DSSIZE on a PBR. The entire TS must be reorged to apply the pending data change. I have coded the object set to accomplish this. The automation tool should have the intelligence to do this. I need also to do this for a DPSI index, cha...
5 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Flexibility of Using LISTDEF Options

Db2 Automation Tool allow users to generate utility control statements using LISTDEFS. There are many options that can be used with LISTDEF utility however Db2 Automation Tool does not provide this flexibility. For instance we need to use DEFIN...
6 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Detect like-named objects and convert to non-part objects on current SSID

Object Profile contained some like-named objects that were added to the profile when they were Partitioned and now they are no longer Partitioned. This would require us to update the Object Profile for those objects and resubmit the job.
10 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add Support for BLKSZLIM keyword of TEMPLATE utility

Using the Large Block Interface provided by z/OS, the performance of the Db2 COPY utility can be greatly improved when image copy data sets are created on tape. The Db2 Automation Tool does not currently allow the user to specify the BLKSZLIM keyw...
12 months ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Option required for creating additional Catalog indexes as COPY YES or COPY NO

The Automaton Tool provides DDL to create additional indexes on selected Catalog tables. At present the DDL used for the various indexes is inconsistent, with some being created as COPY YES and some as COPY NO. A better option would be to standard...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Apply Global Filters across multiple inbaskets

On Product Business Automation Workflow->Case Client/User Desktop: Login to Case Client, go to an inbasket and apply a filter by selecting from multiple filters. As a manger(and user role), I have access to 15 inbaskets. All these inbaskets hav...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Automation Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration