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Status Future consideration
Workspace Db2 for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 29, 2019

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 (Db2 z/OS) on z.  During the proof of concept, we realized that several Db2 LUW functions are missing (unsupported) in Db2 z/OS.  State of California OSI needs these missing functions implemented in Db2 z/OS -- in order to provide IDAA as an alternative to Db2 LUW.


Attached file has a list of missing functions prioritized based on customer requirements.

Needed by Date Jul 29, 2019