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Db2 for z/OS

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possibility to add a column at the partition clause without dropping the table

We would like to have the possibility to modify the PARTITIONING clause without DROPPING the table, with an ALTER COMMAND
over 8 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

IFCID 172/196 (Deadlock/Timeout) – Add STCK for Held Locks

At IFCID 172/196 (Deadlock/Timestamp) please add a STCK for the held lock (blocker) when the lock was granted. In case of a lockout with this STCK the sequence of the locks, and so the sequence of the blocker-SQLs, can be reconstructed ‘post mor...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

TABLESPACE LOGGED NO-integrity available even Rollback

We wonder a new type LOGGED tablespace attribute, similar to LOGGED NO but without any consequences at Rollback processes. Currently TABLESPACE LOGGED NO doesn´t log Row changes, but: TS change to Icopy state at first Row change TS change to RecPe...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Enable zEDC for Tempdatasets

Actually no temporary Datasets are zEDC eligible, i suppose because there is no long term benefit in space reduction. Especially DB2 with LISTDEF (for example Reorg Tablespace LIST with SORTDEVT specification of very large Tablespaces) would benef...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Eliminate IN list limitation of 32767.

Our organization has a major customer that has run up against this limitation. They have migrated from DB2 LUW and they did not have this limitation. They have IN lists that exceed 100k at times.
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Future consideration

Support DB2 LUW Specific Functions that are Missing in DB2 z/OS

State of California Office of Systems Integration (OSI) uses Db2 LUW in AIX environment, to support Child Welfare Reporting Caseworkers. We are working on a proof of concept to demonstrate transitioning of reporting workloads from Db2 LUW to IDAA ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

SHUTDOWN DB2 WHEN RACF EXIT FAILURE

After RACF EXIT is abending and failing , DB2 is changing back to Native DB2 Auth checking , If you migrated to RACF exit this can lead to unwanted behavior , we would want a ZPARM or OPTION to make DB2 shutdown if the RACF EXIT is not wokring
about 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

New DB2z "LOCKMAXCANCEL" tablespace characteristic - cancel thread when N locks have been reached

Suggest a new parameter for the TABLESPACE definition (perhaps named "LOCKMAXCANCEL"). LOCKMAXCANCEL This would allow you to specific a number that represent the maximum number of locks that can be acquired for the tablespace at which point the th...
over 4 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Not under consideration

SQLCODE IFI

The IFI interface is very useful for Performance analysis. But for RAS work it would be even better if any unusual SQL code was externalized in a new IFI record.
over 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

LOGICAL PARTITION NUMBER as the target of a partition load

MR081409202 GGDB209015Letus code the logical partition number as the target of a partition load, so we do not have to change our load utility control cards
almost 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration