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Db2 for z/OS

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Monitor the index clean up process without starting a trace.

I would like to be able to monitor the DB2 for z/OS index cleanup process without starting a DB2 trace. Please could you do one or all of the following: 1. Create a DB2 command, -DISPLAY INDEXCLEANUP, to externalize the same information that IF...
11 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Not under consideration

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...
about 1 year 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 (...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Temporal Time feature - "No Gaps" enforcement

enforce "no gaps" for business time with no gaps in temporal time functionality
almost 11 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Indexes and Extended adressability

We ran to a limit of 4Gig for an index partition on a tablebased table with 30 partitions, DSSIZE 32 and extended adressablility. In the manuals we found that the piecesize for such a definition is limited to 4 Gig for TS with DSSIZE LARGE. Only f...
almost 11 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Async lock request wait time in CF shows up in "Not Accounted" in the DB2 Accounting information

Because of approx 9 km distance between 2 data centers and also (in testing environment) non-optimal configuration of the CF setup, we get a log of ASYNC requests for LOCKs. As descibed in the PMR the time for this will not be accounted in relatab...
almost 11 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

Enhancement DB2 for z/OS declarations generator DCLGEN

Would you mind enhancing the DB2 for z/OS declarations generator DCLGEN to support the generation of host variable arrays which can be used in multi-row operations?
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

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.
over 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.
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration