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Db2 for z/OS

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Allow better system wide control over ASUTIME limits

Provide a system wide default ASUTIME value for stored procedures (not NO LIMIT) via a ZPARM parameter. This will allow us to prevent runaway stored procedures (especially those in a tight loop) from running away with the CPU.
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Remove restriction that FRRECOV to PPRC Primary parameter must be set before BACKUP SYSTEM

Remove the restriction that the FRRECOV to PPRC Primary Volume parameter has to be set before running BACKUP SYSTEM if the ability to restore the DB2 backup to pprc primary volumes using flashcopy might ever be desired.
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

RI – between XML-Object and DB2-Tables

RI – between XML-Object and DB2-Tables
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ASUTIME does not currently interrupt workloads running in Stored Procedures

ASUTIME work correctly for Stored Procs
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Implement SMF records to have accounting info about inside statments

DB2 just counts the outside statement in its accounting report. It ignores all the inside statements.
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Improve precision of IFCID 199 times

Currently the two measures of average I/O delay in IFCID 199 (i.e. QW0199SV and QW0199AD) are only precise to one millisecond. We are about to move some critical Production DB2 tables and indexes to SSD (Solid State Disk), which means that these t...
about 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

A need to have ability to specify key-expression (UPPER, etc) in INCLUDE clause of CREATE INDEX

There is a need to be able to use UPPER in columns participated in INCLUDE clause of CREATE INDEX statement.
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

ROTATE partitioned spaces with auxilary objects

Please consider strengthening the operations between base partition tablespaces and their XML/CLOB/BLOB counterpart auxillary tablespace such that an ALTER ADD partition on the base tablespace would result in a matching partition added on the auxi...
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release