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Db2 for z/OS

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Allow 3 different options for statement concentration.

We would like 3 options for statement concentration. It is importantthat all three options are available. 1. No concentration. (already exists) 2. Concentrate queries that have no parameter markers (Current DB2 concentration) 3. Concentrate querie...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

support list partitioning - Range-Partitioning allows only to define the upper limit for a partitioned Tablespace.

Full Support for LIST-Partitioning required! With classical Partitioning or UTS Partion-by-Range you can only define the upper limits (key-Ranges) for a partitioned Tablespace. The lower partition-range ist defined by the highest value of the next...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Add MERGE-functionality on LOAD-utility

MR0112077423 GGDB207006
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DIS UTIL could show also the Db2 Object involved

DISPLAY UTIL(*) is used daily, but it doesnt't show the Object involved/affected. This info is already in SYSUTILX so it seems to be possible to obtain it directly with the command Display. Currently, the DBA, Operator or Developer has to deal ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Future consideration


Recovery to PIT or to current, and non-standard recovery methods such as DSN1COPY or DF/SMS dataset DUMP/RESTORE from flashcopy backups can leave TOTALROWS set to 0, NULL or invalid values. Trying to run something like a REBUILD index relies on TO...
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Improve persistent thread concurrency

With the implementation of transactions with persistent threads (like pseudo wait-for-input on IMS) we have been facing some concurrency issues in our site, specially with HPU and batch programs that perform lock escalation. This happens because t...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 7 Not under consideration

FL LEVEL support

In Db2 12 the Functional Level is currently *not* externalized in various places where it most definitely should be. Notably the PLAN_TABLE, IFCID 316 and IFCID 401. If you are attempting tuning you *must* know under which FL level the SQL in ques...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Implicit Tablespaces for conversion of multi-table tablespaces to UTS PBG

When converting multi-table tablespaces to universal tablespaces with new command ALTER TABLESPACE MOVE TABLE you need to create a new tablespace for each table explicitely before you can use the command. It would be very nice if the ALTER TABLESP...
12 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

alternate name for special register CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY > APPLCOMPAT

is it possible to introduce alternate name or short version of "CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIBILITY"? On a regular basis, we usually want to validate the applcompat of our system for informative purposes so we do: SELECT CURRENT APPLICATION COMPATIB...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

Allow for LISTDEF processing when using CHECK Utility

Details: 1) Manual does not mention use of "LIST" on the "CHECK DATA" page. Example proposed syntax: LISTDEF CHKLIST INCLUDE TABLESPACE DB123.* CHECK LIST CHKLIST SCOPE ALL EXCEPTIONS 0 SORTDEVT WORK
over 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration