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Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS

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Enhance DB2 Load WHEN specification

Coding the DB2 Load utility into table WHEN statement to allow for several specified values, not just one, is found in a given field, would be a useful enhancement.
over 1 year ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Parameter on RECOVER utility to override UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC

We want to be able to use the new DSNZPARM UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC but are not comfortable doing it as it prevents us from performing recover of a table. We don't understand why UTILS_BLOCK_FOR_CDC applies to recover as there is no choice whether we w...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Automatically Perform a Display with Claimers when Utilities Cannot Perform a Drain on an Object

We recently migrated from BMC Utilities for Db2 to IBM Utilities. One feature that is sorely missed is that when the BMC Utilities would fail to drain because other processes had a claim on the object, BMC Utilities would perform a display with cl...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Utilities Suite for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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...
about 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...
about 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