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Status Not under consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Apr 25, 2014

Reduce locking on XML-auxiliary tables

Locking on XML auxiliary tables can be very CPU cost intensive
and can lead to problems with the threshold LOCKS PER USER.
Tune DB2s locking algorithms so that locking on XML-auxiliary tables
will be reduced.
  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Sep 14, 2021

    Hello, Our Db2 for z/OS SME asked for more details on this idea and unfortunately did not receive any feedback. Therefore, we are closing this idea as Not under consideration. However, if you feel this is an idea you would like us to investigate further, please add additional information here and we will re-open this idea.

    Thank you,

    The Db2 for z/OS Development team

  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    Jun 10, 2021

    Hello Walter, Development would like to know if you can please provide more details about this request. Is there any thing else you can share?

    Thank you.