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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on May 15, 2014

DB2 Utilities and DB2 Commands for IDAA

We believe that the usage and control of IDAA should be transparent to the DB2 user.

Instead of controlling an IDAA via stored procedures with XML input & XML output (which may or may not be considered as cumbersome or hard to interpret), the control should be via DB2 utilities or commands.
From a more philosophical point of view, the existence of an IDAA will make no difference for the user since the user will always be using DB2.
From a more realistic point of view, this will remove the additional complexity of IDAA control and the dependency on an external vendor product or in-house developed product.

The standard set of JCLs that IBM provides to invoke IDAA Stored Procedures

Even though IDAA Stored Procedures are the administration interface for the accelerators, IBM only provides COBOL program sample to call IDAA Stored Procedures in IDAA manual. Please provide the standard set of JCLs that IBM provides to invoke IDA...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 Analytics Accelerator for z/OS 0 Future consideration