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Db2 for z/OS

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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 5 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...
6 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

allow REPLACE function to accept empty string

The "source-string" for the REPLACE function currently cannot be an empty string, it throws an error. But I can't see any logical or functional difficulty in just applying the replace logic: the "search-string" is not found, therefore the source-s...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

make OSREQ (=OAM) calls work in Db2 STORED PROCEDURES which have a PACKAGE PATH

OSREQ=OAM calls are officially supported to be done in Db2 Stored Procedures. But this does not work, if the Db2 Stored Procedure is defined with a "PACKAGE PATH". I think this is, because OAM functions operate with and set different COLLECTIONS (...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Prevent SPT01 growth with new behaviour REBIND(EXTENDED) in Cod-Level M510

Before Codlevel M510, PHASEIN functionality was only used when the package was executing Since the implementation of Codlevel M510 (include PTF 73874 (APAR PH28693)), executing a REBIND with PLANMGMT(EXTENDED) will always store information in SYSP...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future 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 ...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Future consideration