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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2
Components Monitoring
Created by Guest
Created on Jun 23, 2020

Begin / End COMMIT instrumentation for DRDA, CICS/IMS

Complex CICS/IMS or DRDA transactions (involving multiple programs with an implicit Commit at the end) are incorrectly presented on the Omegamon Accounting Report/Trace. By design the costs of the tough SYNC (COMMIT) operation are added to the last invoked Db2 package and its SQLs. That leads to incorrect reports, forcing DBAdmins to be concerned about SQLs which actually have no problems.
For example take the famous INSERT performance issue (usually executed as the last for a business transaction). Companies spend millions to improve an INSERT performance although there is no INSERT problem but the costs of the COMMIT.

There were two cases closed to establish that behaviour: TS002976436 and TS002533198.

We would like Begin/End COMMIT instrumentation implemented in Db2, that would allow for precise reporting of the COMMIT elapsed and performance times. Later the OMPE Accounting/SQLACTIVITY Reports based on that information will give us much clear particular package overhead as well as exact COMMIT processing costs.

Needed by Date Jun 23, 2020