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Db2 for z/OS

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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 1 month 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 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

ALTER TABLE DROP multiple COLUMNs

If you want do delete multiple columns of a table using "ALTER TABLE tbname DROP COLUMN colname", you currently have to execute many ALTER TABLE statements. The execution time increases exponentially with the number of columns to be deleted. If th...
about 24 hours ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Add support for CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW syntax

I've seen that Db2 LUW and other types of databases support the syntax to do CREATE OR REPLACE VIEW. This can be useful as you don't have to have a separate statement to drop a view before rerunning a create statement. I had a new DB2 DBA on our t...
4 days ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

One-Fecht Index Scan for SELECT min(), max()

At the moment only a single SELECT min(a) or a SELECT max(a) uses a suitable index I(a, ...). When selecting both, min() and max(), a tablespace scan is used to determine the minimum and maximum value. With large tables this behaviour is very expe...
about 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Sending a reply from MQ-Listener even when the MSGTYPE is not REQUEST

Currently it is possible to change the REPLY-Queue and REPLY-QueueManager via StoredProcedures which are started by the MQ-Listener if the Message was sended with MessageType = REQUEST. But it is not possible to send a REPLY if the MessageType is ...
about 1 month 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 1 month ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review

Include subsystem recognition character in DSNU000I message

Currently there is no deterministic way of knowing which subsystem DSNUTILB is connecting to. Especially true in a data sharing group when using a group attachment code. This would be useful for, for example, auditing purposes and, in some situati...
2 months ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Under review