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Db2 for z/OS

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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

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication product...
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

Rotate an archive-enabled PBR tablespace without causing a deadlock

When we try to rotate partitions of an archive-enabled PBR tablespace, Db2 requires us to disable archiving before the rotate then re-enable archiving after the rotate. However, when we re-enable archiving we cause a deadlock with CICS and the onl...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DB2 profiles - register START PROFILE and STOP PROFILE commands

Summary: Log all -START PROFILE and -STOP PROFILE commands in a DB2 table, ready to be used for queries onto the history tables. Details: When DB2 profiles are being enabled (SYSIBM.DSN_PROFILE_TABLE.PROFILE_ENABLED='Y'), the next -START PROFILE c...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Include Packages For NSPs & Advanced Triggers In Rebind Phase-In Eligibility

Rebind Phase-In is a great enhancement. It would be even better if NSPs & Advanced Triggers were eligible for Rebind Phase-In. NSPs represent a large percentage of the packages we are currently executing -- in our biggest Production DSG NSPs c...
about 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 ...
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Alter PBG to PBR should be possible for tables with LOBs

The statement ALTER PARTITIONING TO PARTITION BY RANGE should be applicable for tables with LOB's. One of the main drivers for us to convert from PBG's to PBR's is that our LOB tablespaces are growing very large. As the base tables usually only co...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Reduce messages DSNI070I -FAST INDEX TRAVERSAL

The new Db2 v12 feature Fast Index Traversal advice at MSTR every 2 minutes about Memory used and indexes applied. This is quite uncomfortable when studing or trying to find something inside MSTR. Example: during 23 days, one Member of a Db2-Produ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

Blocking Db2 connections to reduce the DSNL030I message flooding.

Often times, an invalid password or a revoked ID results in DSNL030I message. Some web based applications does not have error handling for this message and keeps on trying to connect to Db2 sometimes at a rate of hundreds per second. This flood of...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Planned for future release