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Db2 for z/OS

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z/OSMF workflow artifacts for Db2 UPDATE and ACTIVATE process

IBM z/OSMF workflows are being improved to be used for Db2 installation and migration. It would be nice if we have also the artifacts for the other CLIST processes: UPDATE and ACTIVATE. The UPDATE process is what we use the most.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enhance display utility command

It would be useful to be able to determine if a utility (such as REORG) is safe to terminate w/o forcing a recovery. I'd like to see if it's using a shrlevel other than NONE.
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Under review

Issue command DISPLAY DB CLAIMERS on a LOAD SHRLEVEL NONE when DRAIN fails in UTILINIT phas

We faced situations in which LOAD SHRLEVEL NONE jobs abends with S04E and Reason Code 00C200EC during UTILINIT phase. When this abends occurs, LOAD was unable to DRAIN all the claimers, once it is SHRLEVEL NONE, before beggining LOAD data into tab...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Multiple PROFILE tables with suffix

In the same datasharing group we have members with similar but not identical DDF workload. From an application server same AUTHID runs with 100 DBAT but in another member with 500 DBAT. If we had a chance to use multiple PROFILE tables as like RLF...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

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...
8 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...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Stop package invalidation after ALTER MAXPARTITIONS

These days in an agile world we have to ALTER PBG spaces on-the-fly to raise the MAXPARTITIONS value. Sadly this ALTER, even though it is an immediate ALTER, sets all dependent packages to VALID = 'N' which is, of course, a disaster.
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 8 Future consideration

Provide Profile support for new KEY LABEL option

KEY LABEL will likely be implemented at the application area, which means that there could be hundreds/thousands of objects impacted. The current solution presented is: User objects - Set a key label using SQL interfaces (V12R1M502) • ALTER / CRE...
22 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 enhancement of global transaction processing

We have COBOL batch procedure started on z/OS that gets always abend for SQL error -911 . The Cobol Host program1 does DB2 SP in order to transfer control on MicroFocus COBOL on linux and then return on z/OS by doing another SP call where another ...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration