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Db2 for z/OS

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

Increase messaging detail after STOP Db2 to provide shutdown status information.

As Db2 continues to allow more and more capacity in a single subsystem - larger bufferpools, more open datasets, etc - the time to shut down Db2 continues to increase. Operational staff has complained repeatedly that they cannot tell whether Db2 i...
4 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

New Authorization for SELECT all tables (DataSelect)

We use the DataAccess Auth to let Select. Insert, Update & Delete on all tables. But we'll appreciate also a new Auth for letting only Select on all tables. That's why we thought about the name DataSelect.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under 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...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 9 Future 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...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Not under consideration

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....
over 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 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...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Future consideration

Full EXPLAIN support for all types of trigger

With Triggers you cannot use the REBIND option OWNER on a rebind. Why not? Not even for EXPLAIN(ONLY). We must get the ability, like with "normal" packages, to EXPLAIN into another set of EXPLAIN tables. Further, if you are using Advanced Triggers...
8 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

new accounting trace field to indicate if distributed connection was secure or not

We have recently enabled the SECPORT in all our Db2 subsystem. And now it is possible for a distributed client to use the SECPORT (instead of TCPPORT) and establish a secure SSL/TLS connection to the Db2. Great. Ideally, I would like to shut down ...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Functionality already exists