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Db2 for z/OS

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select ... from final table ( update table for portion of business time from ... )

the problem is that an update table for portition of business time can effect more than 1 row and if this is made in a bitemporal environment the System Start is set to the first change timestamp. But you didn't know the exact time you have to rea...
7 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Allow RUNSTATS SHRLEVEL CHANGE to operate as the name says

This RFE is a result of the PMRs (31614,112,848) we have opened where the root cause was identified as invalid values in RTS tables. Current design allows to re-initialize certain fields in RTS (eg. TOTALROWS) only by executing RUNSTATS SHRLEVEL R...
over 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Client IP Address from Db2 connect server

We use Db2 Connect as a gateway to access Db2 z/OS. We have several situations where a user connects to Db2 z/OS using an invalid password and the user is revoked. On the Db2 z/OS side, only the Db2 Connect IP (gateway) is registered. I would need...
over 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Planned for future release

Allow the setting of a global option make LOAD jobs fail if a PRESORT cannot be performed

UET will be withdrawn from support next year and its use needs to be removed. To do this the newly provided support for the PRESORT keyword in the LOAD utility needs to be the same and consistent as the functionality that UET provided for PRESORT....
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add support for PDS input files to PRESORT in LOAD

The Utilities Enhancement Tool (UET) provides support for the PRESORT keyword for LOAD. It will sort the input file and pass it to LOAD to perform the LOAD. It will accept the input file as being a PDS and perform a PRESORT. UET will be withdrawn ...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review


The SQL Standard for GET DIAGNOSTICS includes details about the actual statement being diagnosed - COMMAND_ FUNCTION / _CODE and DYNAMIC_FUNCTION / _CODE. The Db2 implementation includes none of these. Making it, effectively, impossible to identif...
3 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Distributed Thread cancelled due to Idle Thread Timeout or MONITOR IDLE THREADS not writing record to SYS1.LOGREC

We noticed that every DB2 distributed thread that is cancelled because: 1) Idle thread timeout value that is specified by Db2 subsystem parameter IDTHTOIN in macro DSN6FAC is exceeded; or 2) ATTRIBUTE2 value in a row with KEYWORD value MO...
about 1 year ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Full Column Match and I1 Access on SQL with Correlated Sub-Queries Containing Column Expressions and Supporting IoE

Some queries with column expressions - DATE(A1.EFCTV_TS) <= DATE('04/05/2020') for example, and an Index on Expression to support the expression are achieving I1 access while others are not. It appears this is because of how the query is curren...
about 2 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Instantiated temp tables with full functionality

The SAP data dictionary supports the creation of temp tables. This allows application developers to speed up the processing by temporarily storing result sets of queries in the database and later process them. The data is only kept until commit. T...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Package Invalidation avoidance

At the moment nearly all online definition changes to an object leads per default to package invalidation.So online schema evolution is very useful, but with regarding to the availability (7*24) the package invalidation isn't a great implementatio...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration