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Db2 for z/OS

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Temporal Database for DB2 Configuration parameters and catalog information

With the New Feature of Temporal Database , It may be possible to keep System Configuration information - like Instance ,configuration Database configuration , along with snapshot information if possible for performace audit , analysis etc
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

threshold "DATASPACERATIO" in SP SYSPROC.DSNACCOX

The same in MR1209102911:The Stored Procedure SYSPROC.DSNACCOX can be started with a threshold for "DATASPACERATIO" to detect over allocations. The IBM default is set to 2. However if a tablespace or index with a small allocation are defined (syst...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Extension of check constraints for XML content

Extension of check constraints for XML content Add business integrity rules: ALTER TABLE NAME3XML-Column CONTRAINT xmlcheck CHECK banknumber = NAME3.BANKNUMBER; Support for check conditions on XML documents as for traditional relational tables.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Long SQL Statement

Currently limit to the length of an SQL is 2MB, we need longer for native SQL SPsSupporting details/Description The current limit to the length of an SQL statement, which for a stand-alone SQL statement is fine, but we are aggressively moving to ...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 should be enhanced in order to use a parmlib dataset to contain initialization parameters (ZPARMS), rather than requiring

DB2 should be enhanced in order to use a parmlib dataset to contain initialization parameters (ZPARMS), rather than requiring an assembly and link-edit of a load module to contain them.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Enhance DB2 to allow for a dynamic refresh of DB2 exit load modules via a command interface.

Enhance DB2 to allow for a dynamic refresh of DB2 exit load modules via a command interface.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 IFCID fields too small to accomodate data

As described in PMR 46301,820,820 the following fileds in DB2 needs to be changed to handle binary overflow which is common on customer installation:- Number of getpage requests. F QBACGET- The number of requests to lock a resource. F QTXALOCK - T...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

REORG DISCARD support writing a spanned record

Running a REORG DISCARD on a user tablespace with LONG VARCHAR message :- DSNU297I - COMPOSITE RECORD SIZE TOO LARGE FOR.......... is received.BTW, UNLOAD without 'NOPAD', the problem occur; whetheras, with 'NOPAD', the problem doesn't occur.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 accounting SMF101 with reporting class

The absence of report class in DB2 SMF record 101 is cumbersome for capacity management. Report Class is used for workload reporting and accounting. To match SMF 72 (values by report class) with SMF 101 (values by thread, i.e. for userid and other...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

DB2 trace accounting records constraint filter by contents

My customer needs to gather SMF101 performance record to obtain stored procedures performance metrics. This is very important for them in order to deploy a DB2 stored procedures in production so they can effectively troubleshoot performance issues...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration