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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

Modify the DSNJU003 utility to allow it to define anything stored in the Db2 BSDS

When creating and new Db2 member, we must bring it all the way up before we can create the bufferpools, size them, and set the thresholds. We would like the ability to defined them prior to starting the Db2 member/subsystem. When creating an alias...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Modify DSNJU004 to print all information stored in a Db2 BSDS

Not everything that resides in a BSDS can be printed via this utility. However several items are stored in the BSDS that we need to go to several other places to get the information
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Refresh MQT access

We have a situation where the application team wants the access to refresh their MQTs, but all the available options give them over entitlements other than just refresh. • Ownership of the materialized query table - gives application team access t...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Enable zEDC for Tempdatasets

Actually no temporary Datasets are zEDC eligible, i suppose because there is no long term benefit in space reduction. Especially DB2 with LISTDEF (for example Reorg Tablespace LIST with SORTDEVT specification of very large Tablespaces) would benef...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

A need for a differentiation between PARTITIONED and DATA PARTITIONED indexes to avoid DPSI misuses

Hello IBM Db2 development team, could you please pay attention to the following observation and idea for an improvement from one of our customers (Deutsche Bank AG): Background: In a world where IBM have been continuing to make the mainframe an at...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Removal of ephemeral port use for sysplex/dvipa monitoring from Db2 DDF

In addition to the ports configured in BSDS (INADDR_ANY), Db2 DDF opens an additional ephemeral TCPIP port. It binds to the DVIPA address and requests an ephemeral port be assigned, the number is randomly chosen from a pool by TCPIP.This feature i...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

DB2 Return Code Differentiate for Deadlock and Timeout via Subsys Normal Call Exit

DB2 presents IMS ( via Subsystem Normal Call Exit ) with the same return code (4) for: DB2 resource deadlocks DB2 resource unavailable conditions Example, lock timeouts on object locks, such as are taken by DB2 utilities and those caused b...
6 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 6 Not under consideration

Provide functionality to free inactive copies of native REST service packages

Native REST services in Db2 system have packages. There can also exist inactive copies (original and previous copies - COPYID 1 and 2) of these REST service packages - coming out of PLANMGMT. Problem: Current FREE SERVICE command implementation (c...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

If ADMIN_UTL_SCHED is used for imagecopies it should put the triggering jobname/CorrID into SYSIBM.SYSCOPY

If ADMIN_UTL_SCHED is used do to image copies it writes the name of the wlm-addressspace to the jobname columne of SYSIBM.SYSCOPY. We like to see the name of the triggering job/CorrID there, because we need this information. An alternative would b...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review