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Db2 for z/OS

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Change OBDRX2AC Tracking From OBD Level To TS Partition Level

Currently after an ALTER ADD COLUMN has been executed on a partitioned TS , all subsequent reorgs go through the compression cycle until all partitions have been reorged within the same modify recovery range. For very large TSs with many partition...
28 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

DSN1COPY support for XML data in all cases

DSN1COPY does not currently supports XML table restore on another DB2 subsystem or in the case of a dropped XML tablespace. This lack can be easily bypassed by an UNLOAD / RELOAD in the case of a copy to another DB2 subsystem. But in the event of ...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

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...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Improvements in online DDL changes - DBD design

Our company uses DB2 zOS almost exclusively for dynamic SQL workloads. Our management expects that DB2 zOS also has high availability regarding DDL changes in this application szenario. If you intend to perform DDL changes in this environment duri...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 9 Future consideration

RLF DSNRLMTxx table field RLFIP allow subnet wildcard

we have a need to restrict threads with RLF by specifying userid and source IP with a subnet wild card. the source ips change with each "logon". In order to restrict all possible ips under a given subnet, we would need to enter 255 X 255 ips. allo...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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.
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

RUNSTATS with exception consideration

All DB2 customers use RUNSTATS. The RUNSTATS results are used by the DB2 optimizer to determine optimal access plans. In 99.999 percent of all cases this is not a problem. However, there are some objects (tablespaces / indices) for which a RUNSTAT...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Expand error message -532 and and output parent table name and child table name

Table1 has 4 level foreign key Table1 to Table2 --> FK_01 Table2 to Table3 -->FK_01, FK_02 Table3 to Table4-->FK_01, FK_02 Table4 to Table5 --> FK_01 If I delete row in Table1, I get the message: DSNT408I SQLCODE = -532, ERROR: THE REL...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Future consideration

Support of MVS SMF logstream for DB2 utility : DSN1SMFP

At this time IBM recommend to migrate SMF dataset to logstream to have better performances and usuability. We have done that but when we try to use DSN1SMFP DB2 utility to read DB2 SMF records we have and abend : IEC141I 013-A8 We think this tools...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Altering the default value of a global variable

Global Variables: A global variable can be created with a default value. Each session that uses it will then instantiate a version of that global variable, with the default value and any change in the value is limited in scope to its unit-of-work....
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration