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Db2 for z/OS

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Setting REORG_LR_TS in SY...

REORG_LR_TS in SYSIBM.SYSTABLEPART is set for all tablespaces except for the directory objects
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

SQLCODE -327 reporting

SQLCA and GET DIAGNOSTICS do not include the impacted table name when reporting SQLCODE -327. The table experiencing the issue has to be found in the subsystem... manually.
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Temporal Logical Transactions - code transparency

Temporal support for system time is being enhanced in DB2 12 to support logical transactions. However the implementation chosen requires that applications that will explore this feature is being recoded.
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Add EXPLAINABLE column to DSN_STATEMENT_CACHE_TABLE

Currently, some unEXPLAINable statements are captured into DSN_STATEMENT_CACHE_TABLE when user does EXPLAIN STMTCACHE ALL. e.g. UPDATE / DELETE statement with positional update:UPDATE T1 set C1=? WHERE CURRENT OF CURSOR001; It would be nice if the...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Implement XQuery functions present in DB2 LUW but missing in DB2 for z/OS

Quite a lot of XQuery functions that are implemented in DB2 LUW, are missing in DB2 for z/OS. Many of them are very useful, and should be implemented in DB2 for z/OS as well. Here is the complete list (39 functions). We are specifically missing th...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Query rewrite eliminating "always true" and "always false" predicates

We would like DB2 to be able to rewrite dynamic SQL statements that contain parameter markers by eliminating "always true" and "always false" predicates once it knows the values of the parameter markers. It often happens that such predicates are n...
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Implicit cast of decimal/exp notation format comparator to valid decimal value when DSNHDECM DECIMAL=COMMA

When the subsystem decimal point is a period, the following comparisons are treated as valid: WHERE = dddd.ddWHERE = 0.ddddddEnn When the subsystem decimal point is a comma, comparisons in dynamic SQL of the form: WHERE = dddd.ddWHERE = dddd,ddWHE...
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Native SQL Stored Procedure Call Statement Does Not Support Using A Host Variable For The Procedure Name

For DB2 V10 and V11. The CALL SQL statement inside a NSP only supports:CALL procedure-name it does not support: CALL host-variable like the CALL SQL statement outside a NSP does. DB2 needs to be changed so that the CALL SQL statement inside a NSP ...
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Currently Committed for UPDATE

In DB2 10 for z/OS a new feature allowing currently committed data was deployed, enabling an application reading data to have the option of viewing previously committed work. This allowed for greater application concurrency, comparability with Ora...
almost 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

allow REPLACE function to accept empty string

The "source-string" for the REPLACE function currently cannot be an empty string, it throws an error. But I can't see any logical or functional difficulty in just applying the replace logic: the "search-string" is not found, therefore the source-s...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration