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When DSNL077I tells us IN-USE DBAT is exceeding 85% of MAXDBAT then ALSO issue DISPLAY THREAD

DB2 has recently introduced message DSNL077I which tells us when IN-USE DBATS begin to exceed 85% of system parameter MAXDBAT. And the corresponding message of DSNL078I tells us when IN-USE DBATS falls below 75% of MAXDBAT https://www.ibm.com/docs...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Improve Space Search Performance for Nearly Full PBR

Currently, when there are many concurrent inserts on a PBR which is nearly full, CPU and elapsed time for inserts increases by many orders of magnitude, to the point where it can completely monopolize the CPU on an LPAR. In past discussions, I was...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Write Failed Lock Escalation Attempts to Master

Currently, when Lock Escalation succeeds, a message is written to the Master Log with details. However, when a Lock Escalation attempt fails (due to a timeout or deadlock), nothing is written. This sort of timeout or deadlock can be difficult to d...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Extend Db2 Message monitoring IFCID 197 to include information about message tokens

Our shop is using ITM Situation management to heavily automate processing/notification for our customers and thus minimize the use of custom logic to be maintained (specific REXX programs etc.) . One feature that we leverage is the OMEGAMON for Db...
about 17 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Externalize DDF Alias level statistics into SMF

Currently we do have SMF data for DB2 system level distributed workload but do not have DDF Alias level statistics with in SMF, only available adhoc option is to issue DIS DDF <alias> DETAIL to look at DDF alias level active dbats and connec...
about 14 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

SQLJ Add support for use of Java Array in IN predicate

We would like to see support of Java type ARRAY for IN-LISTs. The use case would look like: SqljCtx sqljCtx = getSqljCtx(); Array fkpzOfflKtoIdsArray = sqljCtx.getConnection().createArrayOf("TIMESTAMP", fkpzOfflKtoIds); FremdkontoOfflineIterator i...
about 18 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Future roadmap on the Database

I would appreciate it if you could help me with the following inquiries: 1) Will OpenPages support RDS Oracle DB for future releases in On-Prem environments? If so, what will be the supported DB versions? 2) Currently, the supported version of Ora...
1 day ago in OpenPages Ideas / Infrastructure/Conformance 1 Under review

INTERPRET Function for Packed-decimal Data

We have some old tables with a CHAR column where we store a record formatted by a Cobol Program. It contains a mix of display data and packed-decimal data. To use that data we have to read it in a Cobol program and interpret it using a Cobol copyb...
2 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

IKC reporting to Google Big Query

Please add Google Big Query as an option for IKC reporting in addition to the existing DB2, Oracle, and PostGres options.
3 days ago in Knowledge Catalog 0 Under review

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for this SYSCOPY's index?

In a UTS world shouldn't DSNUCH01 include DSNUM as 3rd column for the SYSCOPY's index?, since DB2 v12 all tablespaces should be defined as Universal Table Space, PBR or PBG. Segmented and Simple tablespaces are deprecated.
about 2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review