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Db2 for z/OS

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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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

DECFLOAT support for COBOL and PLI with DCLGEN

When we run DCLGEN on an object with a DECFLOAT column, we get the following error: DSNE958I DCLGEN DOES NOT SUPPORT THE SQL DATA TYPE DECFLOAT (SQLTYPE 996) FOR THE PLI LANGUAGE DSNE905I EXECUTION COMPLETE, MEMBER ... ADDED The created DECLARE an...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Monitor the index clean up process without starting a trace.

I would like to be able to monitor the DB2 for z/OS index cleanup process without starting a DB2 trace. Please could you do one or all of the following: 1. Create a DB2 command, -DISPLAY INDEXCLEANUP, to externalize the same information that IF...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Planned for future release

Allow the setting of a global option make LOAD jobs fail if a PRESORT cannot be performed

UET will be withdrawn from support next year and its use needs to be removed. To do this the newly provided support for the PRESORT keyword in the LOAD utility needs to be the same and consistent as the functionality that UET provided for PRESORT....
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add support for PDS input files to PRESORT in LOAD

The Utilities Enhancement Tool (UET) provides support for the PRESORT keyword for LOAD. It will sort the input file and pass it to LOAD to perform the LOAD. It will accept the input file as being a PDS and perform a PRESORT. UET will be withdrawn ...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under 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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Include SYSPACKSTMT.STMT_ID in GET DIAGNOSTICS data

The SQL Standard for GET DIAGNOSTICS includes details about the actual statement being diagnosed - COMMAND_ FUNCTION / _CODE and DYNAMIC_FUNCTION / _CODE. The Db2 implementation includes none of these. Making it, effectively, impossible to identif...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

TABLESPACE LOGGED NO-integrity available even Rollback

We wonder a new type LOGGED tablespace attribute, similar to LOGGED NO but without any consequences at Rollback processes. Currently TABLESPACE LOGGED NO doesn´t log Row changes, but: TS change to Icopy state at first Row change TS change to RecPe...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review