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Db2 for z/OS

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SQL Data Insights - Silent/ Batch execution of the installationscript

The installation of the SQL DI web application is accomplished through an installation script in an interactive bash session. Here, for each prompt, the user has to respond by either entering requested information or accepting the default. T...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

SQL Data Insights - Usage of secondary Authid = RACF Group while enabling AI for Table

When enabling AI for a table in the SQL Data Insights user interface, there is no option, to set a different/ secondary Authid = RACF Group. Instead the application uses the UserID from the login in the user interface. As a result, the CREATE TABL...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Write Failed Lock Escalation Attempts to Master

Currently, when Lock Escalation succeeds, a message is written to the Master Log with details. However, when a Lock Escalation attempt fails (due to a timeout or deadlock), nothing is written. This sort of timeout or deadlock can be difficult to d...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Full EXPLAIN support for all types of trigger

With Triggers you cannot use the REBIND option OWNER on a rebind. Why not? Not even for EXPLAIN(ONLY). We must get the ability, like with "normal" packages, to EXPLAIN into another set of EXPLAIN tables. Further, if you are using Advanced Triggers...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release

z/OSMF workflow artifacts for Db2 UPDATE and ACTIVATE process

IBM z/OSMF workflows are being improved to be used for Db2 installation and migration. It would be nice if we have also the artifacts for the other CLIST processes: UPDATE and ACTIVATE. The UPDATE process is what we use the most.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

RID problem instrumentation improvement

The IFI 2 & 3 fields QISTRLLM and QISTRPLM and the RID fields in the 316 and 401 are all basically “useless” these days to actually detect a RID related limit problem. I know that the QXRFMIAP is available in the IFI 2 & 3 but it is needed...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

JDBC connection property currentSchema should be externalised in an IFCID

We have jdbc applications which have set the jdbc property currentSchema to determine the collection of db2 objects like tables, views etc. When we want to trace the application with a performance trace, we're not able to analyse the correct colle...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future 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...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improved LATCH when index splitting

[Current Product & Version]-Db2 12 for z/OS-IBM Tivoli OMEGAMON XE for DB2Performance Expert on z/OS v5.5-z/OS v2.3-WebSphere Application Server v9 for z/OS [Environment]Data sharing in three-way sysplex environment [Problem]Our customer is us...
9 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

proactive messages of objects ??% full or 'follow-up objects free space' function inside Db2

Follow up TS and XS limits in Db2 z/OS is not an easy job. The last 6 months, we coped issues with partitioned indexes full. This were partitioned bases 'temporarily session' tables for applications, whereby the not active partition is cleaned up ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration