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Db2 for z/OS

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Create INDEX and SKPT lock. DDL and continuous availability.

Working in a banking 24x7 environment without any maintenance window our concurrency issues with DDL changes are increasing more and more everyday as our workload increases. There are some concurrency problems that we think it should value the eff...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 4 Future consideration

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...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Preventing manual Stop/Start of a workfile after space issue

We had a space allocation failure in DSNDB07. After the storage failure has been relieved one of our batch job was crashing with reason 00D70011 as the DSNDB07 extend was flagged by DB2 WACTPUNAV bit as not usable. We finally had to manually Stop/...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Planned for future release

Better RMF API support in Db2 stats collection

Db2 can extract z/OS - LPAR related info from RMF when ZOSMETRICS ZPARM is enabled. However for this to work in a sysplex environment it is required that EVERY member in the sysplex has the Db2 SDSNLINK library in the linklist , regardless of whet...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Request for RUNSTATS SHRLEVEL REFERENCE with SAMPLE to update RTS TOTALROWS

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 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Db2 z/OS limitations with ALTER TABLESPACE MOVE TABLE

I love the upcoming FL508 and this new availability even though I have not used it. Looking deeper into the Knowledge Center there seems to be some limitations that I would like to see resolved. The two items are: a) Exist in the same data...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

Allow for "OPTIMIZE FOR n ROWS" to be added to DELETE, UPDATE Statements

OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW can be added to SELECT SQL. One reason may be to influence the optimizer to chose one index over another, or to not perform a SORT with List Prefetch Adding OPTIMIZE FOR 1 ROW to a DELETE statement results in an error: EXPLAIN A...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 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 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Populate DSSIZE for ALL pagesets to simplify monitoring and avoiding pageset full conditions

The rules surrounding the maximum size for any given pageset have become more and more complicated over recent releases of Db2. This severely affects our ability to monitor for pageset full conditions, as while it is relatively straight forward to...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Db2 Unload from a Cursor

Enhance the Db2 UNLOAD utility to perform an unload from a declared cursor
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration