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When running a utility in Db2 13 it is recorded in table SYSIBM.SYSUTILITIES with an EVENTID. If the utility execution stops, causes or has problems it would be of great help if we colud see the EVENTID in the output from command DIS UTIL. This wa...
As mentioned in Case TS004024647 there are some situations where inserts in lob structures do not provide the expected performance. Instead they cause massive CPU consumption in the Coupling Facility for the spacemap search. The problem is excessi...
Removal of an unnecesary system crash due to must-complete or latch holding agent - RC 00F3040A
Today, there is an intentional system crash designed and exploited with an abend code 00F3040A when an agent abending in system is in so called must-complete state or is holding a latch. We have been running a case TS006198341 where our system cra...
Modify the DSNJU003 utility to allow it to define anything stored in the Db2 BSDS
When creating and new Db2 member, we must bring it all the way up before we can create the bufferpools, size them, and set the thresholds. We would like the ability to defined them prior to starting the Db2 member/subsystem. When creating an alias...
enhance smf records for reporting secure connections
When just beginning to implement secure db2 ports (sometimes called encryption in-flight), it is helpful to report on the performance of queries that are secure vs queries that are non-secure. This can help us to fully tune our applications for th...
New Authorization for SELECT all tables (DataSelect)
We use the DataAccess Auth to let Select. Insert, Update & Delete on all tables. But we'll appreciate also a new Auth for letting only Select on all tables. That's why we thought about the name DataSelect.
issue DISPLAY BLOCKERS instead of DISPLAY CLAIMERS when DRAIN timeout
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.
Message UTF-8 => After conversion in EBCDIC EBCDIC_STR('Hi, my name is Андрей (Andrei)'); => Hi, my name is \0410\043D\0434\0440\0435\0439 (Andrei) But for the character � (UTF-8 replacement character) the function returns the value X'3F' in...
real append processing on insert for LOB when specifying append
Our customers send us many millions of documents every day, which we have to save in the form of LOBs very quickly and without interruption in DB2. For this we use the APPEND option to be able to process the inserts as quickly as possible. Unfortu...
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