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Db2 for z/OS

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DB2 Return Code Differentiate for Deadlock and Timeout via Subsys Normal Call Exit

DB2 presents IMS ( via Subsystem Normal Call Exit ) with the same return code (4) for: DB2 resource deadlocks DB2 resource unavailable conditions Example, lock timeouts on object locks, such as are taken by DB2 utilities and those caused b...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Not under consideration


Hello Db2 for Z/OS Development. Apar PM89016 was created several years ago to implement the lock avoidance for singleton SELECTs with ISO(CS) and CD(YES) when R-scan is used, or the index that is chosen has matching predicates on all columns of th...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Create INDEX and SKPT lock. DDL and continuous availability.

Working in a banking 24x7 environment without any maintenance window our concurrency issues with DDL changes are increasing more and more everyday as our workload increases. There are some concurrency problems that we think it should value the eff...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Future consideration

Add Two Factor Authentication support for Data Studio

Our z/OS security infrastructure now requires two factor authentication for all z/OS IDs which have elevated privileges. These IDs are required to configure new connections or apply maintenance for bind activities in DS. Are there any plans to add...
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Pseudo IFCID 316

When using REOPT(ALWAYS) on a batch package to deliberately avoid filling the Dynamic Statement Cache (DSC) the SQL is, correctly, not inserted into the DSC and is not exrternalized by an IFCID 316. However this then "hides" the workload from moni...
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

No RECP state after abnormal termination with LOAD RESUME YES and no rows loaded

MR0729057126 DBDB2D/N04004
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

REOPT(ALWAYS) on statement level additional to package level

MR0123086821 GGDB208004 Make it possible to state REOPT(ALWAYS) additionally to the bind option as a clause at the statement level.
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Standardize and allow LISTDEF PARTEVEL syntax for MODIFY STATISTICS utility

Currently MODIFY STATISTICS utility does not support LISTDEF with PARTLEVEL and throws an error like in example: LISTDEF DB2RK INCLUDE TABLESPACE DS0HUZX.S0HU37P PARTLEVEL(20) TEMPLATE COPYIC DSN(&SS..ICR.&DB..&TS..P&PA..&UQ.) ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration


Currently when DRAIN fails during REORG, a DISPLAY CLAIMERS is issued. The draw back is there is no "age" information, so user does not know which thread is the blocker, because the claimer could also be waiter.
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

IFCID 316 401 ZiiP Usage Statistics

Currently the IFCIDs 316 and 401 contains great data for monitoring and tuning SQLs. It would be excellent if these IFCIDs could be extended to include a separate set of ZiiP counters. IFCID 25 does this for Utilities at the moment.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration