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Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS

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help in the cleaning of package versions

We'd like to have a new ZPARM to limit the max number of version for packages. Once this number is reached a new version replaces the older one. Otherwise a COMMAND like MODIFY to facilitate DBA in housecleaning
almost 4 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Allow Exclude criteria to be directly specified in ADB2GEN

We are driving automation by dynamically building a list of objects to 'GEN' the DDL for. However we also need to dynamically build a list of objects to exclude. Currently ADB2GEN only allows reference to a pre existing exclude which has to be cre...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Functionality already exists

Allow for Altering the Partitioning Columns Through Panels

When altering the columns involved in partitioning a table, several steps must be done which introduces complexity and potential for errors. This is the current provided solution: Do a GEN on the table and save the generated DDL. Adjust the partit...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Specify a Check Constraint Through Alter Panels

There is currently no option to be able to specify a list of accepted values for a column on a table through the Alter panels.
about 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Generic Ignore for New v12 Columns on SYSTABLESPACE and SYSINDEX

v12 introduced additional columns on SYSTABLESPACE and SYSINDEX which match attributes that were previously present on SYSTABLEPART and SYSINDEXPART, respectively. When a source object has been created in v12 is compared to a target object which w...
5 months ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

ADB2GEN: generate DDL for hidden ROWID columns

We have several tables that contain LOB columns and thus also a generated rowid column. If an extra column is added, it will be placed at the end. If we now generate DDL for a table with a LOB column via ADB2GEN, then the generated rowid column is...
25 days ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Under review

Support for Bind avoidance when using Enterprise Cobol with co-processor

The basic idea of Bind Avoidance is to exchange the consistency token in the executing code from the current version to the previous which means that no package bind will be necessary. Traditionally the Db2 pre-compiler has been used to pre-proce...
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Import and Export the masks, ignores, excludes used in a change

We should be able to create the change in one environment and then export those options from the source and import them into the target to do the same change there.
over 2 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Create online hierarchical DDL command

Currently, we have either the DDL or GEN commands to view the object definition. We would like GEN to be online (currently batch only) or have a new command. The action should produce the data in an online format (temporary dataset) for viewing or...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 3 Functionality already exists

DB2 Administration Tool enhancement for SQL, DDL, DML syntax checking

Add enhancement to syntax check SQL, DDL, DML before execution. Recently attended presentation of Db2 DevOps Experience for z/OS and it has a 'Smart Editor' which performed these checks. I asked about it and was told it is using macros from the DB...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Administration Tool for z/OS 0 Planned for future release