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Db2 for z/OS

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need SQL tuning component

Now, we are using DSM to manage 235 sets of Db2 databases, of which SQL tuning is a more commonly used function for our system administrators and DBAs. We often use the SQL tuning function to optimize the SQL statements running in the production e...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Change DSNTIJSG from NON-UTS tablespaces to UTS tablespaces

IBM should not shipping sample jobs with deprecated function/syntax. Workaround is to editing the DSNTIJSG job so the tablespaces is created as UTS and all tables has it's own tablespace.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Delivered

alter tablespace to convert PBG to PBR online

Changing a PBG-tablespace to a PBR one means dropping and recreating the object, involving a number of related tasks such as UNLOAD, LOAD, CHECK asf.
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Enhancement for IRLM Global Deadlock Detection Process

Enhance the IRLM Global Deadlock Detection process so that a long list of waiters for a single resource does not impact entire datasharing group. Per pmr 24137 while performing the deadlock detection, the irlm main latch is held preventing other i...
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Avoid new workload during Db2 Restart Light

In a data sharing environment a Db2 Restart Light was needed after an LPAR outage to remove retained locks and resolve indoubt units of recovery.The failing member was automatically restarted in light mode on one of the surviving LPARs, and showin...
about 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

DB2 Distributed Thread - hidden high CPU consumption

DB2 Distributed thread with long-running OPEN CURSOR is difficult to detect in DB2 monitors. The CPU consumption is not returned until the OPEN CURSOR completes . If the thread is cancelled while still in the OPEN CURSOR, the Accounting CPU consum...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

DB2/ZOS Use APREUSE(WARN) for all automatic rebinds

All package AUTOBINDs should be performed with the APREUSE(WARN) option. This mitigates the risk of a bad access change.
about 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Allow pending alter to convert multi table tablespaces to PBG

As with other conversions now supported, we are requesting the ability to convert multi table tablespaces (either simple or segmented) to UTS PBG tablespaces via a pending alter and an online reorg to materialize the pending changes. We have many ...
about 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Delivered

Improve DB2 DBD pool processing to prevent full and provide better diagnostics

Improve DB2 DBD pool processing by1) providing a dynamic increase process to help prevent full conditions (and therefore thread failures)2) providing better diagnostics to identify the DBD's consuming the most non-stealable space. Optionally - ide...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered

Reduce REBIND phase-in wait time

REBIND phase-in only occurs once IRLMRWT (RESOURCE TIMEOUT ZPARM) is reached if the package remains used, therefore new package executions will be delayed until IRLMRWT is reached. This wait time should be reduced to benefit from this feature on s...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Delivered