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Db2 for z/OS

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Dynamic Statement Cache should have information from the field ClientInfo

We use JPA to generate Dynamic SQL in Db2 z/OS. The application ID i sent in the field ClientInfo which helps us to identify the processing. SMF records, Omegamon, Query Monitor and other products contain this information, but not the Dynamic Stat...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

remove limitations in workfile database which leedsto outages

When a workfile is created Db2 increments obid, when a workfile ist dropped the obid is not released by Db2. There is a restriction of maximum 500 workfiles. When the limit has been reached, no more work files can be created, SQL code -497 is retu...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

When dropping table retain OBID for when recreating that same table

Any account that utilizes QREP should want this option of retaining OBID
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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.
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow more options on -MODIFY TRACE command

We sometimes get clobbered with processes that generate lots of Db2 accounting records to the point where SMF is overwhelmed in collecting/offloading them. We are able to identify the offending authid with our online monitor, but until we can cont...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Stored-Proc ADMIN_UTL_SCHEDULE: Add a Stop-Condition to continue when RC > 12 occurs

When a Db2-Utility started by Stored-Procl ADMIN_UTL_SCHEDULE abends the Reason-Code is passed back as the Return-Code. This happens for example if REORG fails due to problems with allocating SORTWORK-Datasets, especially for big tables, or when i...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Performance improvement for sync i/o

A track that is not fully formatted is not eligible for sync i/o (zHyperLink). With the existing code, DB2 sends sync i/o request to all tracks, even ones that are not fully formatted. These i/o get rejected and retried as transport mode. I'd like...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add another counter to indicate that access was allowed due to install SYSADM authority rather than modifying the existing PKG-AUTH UNSUCC-CACHE counter behavior

If Installation SYSADM is used for EXECUTE authority on a package, the entry is not cached in the CACHEPAC area. However, the PKG-AUTH UNSUCC-CACHE count will be incremented even though the Installation SYSADM ID is not being cached in the CACHEPA...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow statement level hints on SQL in stored procedure packages

It is a huge pain to hint specific statements contained within stored procedure packages. Currently you will get this message if trying to bind query for a statement level hint on a procedure package: DSNT281I -DBP1 BIND QUERY FOR QUERYNO = 59988 ...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review