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Status Future consideration
Workspace Db2 AI for z/OS
Created by Guest
Created on Jul 14, 2023

metadata ddl change information in the SMP/e HOLD and offer new utility similar to Db2z CATMAINT

Whenever new db2zAI fix introduces metadata catalog changes. customer is trying to make sure their next upgrade/maintenance rollout would take backup and fallback procedures into account

Customer suggests Db2zAI upgrade/maintenance SMP/e deliverable to includes more details in the SMP/e HOLDDATA about the DDL changes

In order to further enhance upgrade/maintenance process, customer also suggests the introduction of Db2z CATMAINT equivalent utility. This will align the current db2z upgrade/maintenance process . And this db2z CATMAINT process is what many customers are familiar with.

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  • Admin
    Janet Figone
    May 6, 2024

    Dear Kwok-Bun, Thank you for submitting this enhancement request. Our development team is still actively reviewing it to determine the best approach to address the need outlined in this idea. We will update you when additional news is made available.


    The Db2 AI for z/OS Team