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Db2 for z/OS

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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 UET will be withdrawn ...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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...
5 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...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Planned for future release


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...
5 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...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Provide capability for SLB Utility to timeout when HSM does not respond to backup request.

Currently the SLB utility sits in a wait state until ackowledgement of the backup request is returned from HSM. During this time a lock SYS_PITR is is held that prevents any DFDSS activity by Db2. This can lead to Db2 thread failures and data inco...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Native UTF-8 Support in Db2 DSNxLI Interfaces

We have some issues with customer's name, as we don't have this special characters in our codepage. So we try to use UTF-8 on the mainframe (as the data is coming raw in as UTF-8). PL/I and COBOL newly supports native UTF-8: COBOL: PIC U, PL/I: UC...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 7 Not under consideration

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...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Allow us to use the profile tables to set the ACCUMACC zparm more granular

At the present time we have ACCUMACC set to 20. We have had to set this to 1 for problem determination purposes. In our active system it causes issues with our SMF jobs when we have done this for even a short time. We would like the ability to use...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add SCOPE(GROUP) to the Start/Stop Profile command

In our shop we have many Db2 data sharing members. If we need to stop and then start our profile tables we need to do so in many places. Adding the SCOPE(GROUP) to the both the start and the stop command would reduce the number of places and comma...
5 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration