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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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LOAD utility support for removable media / TAPE for WORKDDN, SYSUT1 and SORTOUT

"... The LOAD utility WORKDDN data sets, SYSUT1 and SORTOUT, are multi-use datasets. When a very large table is loaded, it is sometimes necessary to use a tape device for these datasets. The problem is if error or discard processing is invoked, th...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow for Multiple Columns on LOAD INTO TABLE WHEN Criteria

We recently converted from BMC to IBM Db2 utilities. It would be very useful if multiple column names could be specified on the WHEN criteria for the Db2 LOAD utility. This would also make the functionality similar to the WHEN criteria of REORG WI...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow COPY with Templates to pick TAPE or DASD based on RTS

We are creating intraday Image Copy jobs that may contain a mix of small and large tables. We use Templates and Include/Exclude to determine which objects should go to TAPE and which should go to DASD. The threshold for what determines large or sm...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

SYSPUNCH - be able to suppress NUMRECS

Certain processes use load cards created from unload utility using LIMIT 0. This creates NUMRECS 0 that needs to be removed prior to the LOAD.
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

allow the ability to generate REPLACE instead of RESUME YES

Sometimes you want to unload/load with REPLACE instead of RESUME YES. Need the unload utility able to generate LOAD REPLACE.
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Force generation of IGNOREFIELDS YES

Need the ability to be able to generate IGNOREFIELDS YES. In some cases we load into UAT environments where the new column is not there yet
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Load Utility: Extension of field selection criterion option by AND conditions

The Db2 for z/OS LOAD utility offers a field selection criterion for the INTO TABLE option via WHEN( ... = ...). Since increasingly complex data structures are used application developers want to specify more complex conditions for selection of to...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 1 Future consideration

MODIFY with DELETEDS and DSN not cataloged printing message as ERROR... and completing with RC4. Should be WARNING instead of ERROR.

Reviewing the output, it is concerning seeing a message with ERROR in the text. DSNU1323I ERROR DELETING IMAGE COPY DATA SET FOR object-type.object-qualifier.object-name DSNUM part-number DSN=dataset-name This is not an ERROR but a fact of...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Eliminate Reorgs failing with S513 & IEC146I 513-04 when reorging LOBs

The cause of the S513 error is due to the DB2 reorg utility trying to write two image copies in parallel (one for BASE and one for LOB) when a BASE UTS with LOB TS is being REORG’d and the specified template for image copy datasets has the STACK Y...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

IBM Unload doesn't support parameter AT LOCAL for UTC Timestamp columns

In a SELECT statement the parameter AT LOCAL is supported, for example: SELECTDCOLLID ,-- =' ' --CHAR(18)DNAME ,-- =' ' --CHAR(8)TIMESTMP ,-- =' '--TIMESTMPKOMMENTAR -- =' '--CHAR(50)FROM DB2YD0XD.YD01TQR0WHERE TIMESTMP AT LOCAL < '2019-09-26-...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Not under consideration