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Db2 for z/OS

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Prevent package invalidation after ALTER TABLE ROTATE

System: Production management databaseActor: Developers maintaining the databaseDescription: Our customer runs a 24/7 production management OLTP system with IMS V10 and DB2 V9 for z/OS on which its transaction rate gets as high as 10 trans/sec, an...
over 9 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 0 Future consideration

Enable customers running 24/7 to create unique indexes

Our Internet and Mobile applications are used 24/7 and we do not have any batch windows nor any maintenance windows. When creating new indexes on existing tables the a CREATE INDEX operation generates an unwanted outage when created with DEFER NO....
almost 6 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Stop package invalidation after ALTER MAXPARTITIONS

These days in an agile world we have to ALTER PBG spaces on-the-fly to raise the MAXPARTITIONS value. Sadly this ALTER, even though it is an immediate ALTER, sets all dependent packages to VALID = 'N' which is, of course, a disaster.
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 8 Future consideration

API to write dictionary to log

A number of our common customers run DB2 utilities from third party vendors and IBM replication solutions. They are requesting that our LOAD and REORG utilities write the old dictionary pages to the log for later retrieval by a replication product...
about 3 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 3 Future consideration

DSNREXX-GET-DIAGNOSTICS-Support

GGDB212004Please add Get diagnostics support in DSNREXX.
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 2 Not under consideration

Instantiated temp tables with full functionality

The SAP data dictionary supports the creation of temp tables. This allows application developers to speed up the processing by temporarily storing result sets of queries in the database and later process them. The data is only kept until commit. T...
about 7 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Future consideration

Command confirmation in joblog of DB2MSTR.

DB2 has many commands which display or alter the status of something. There are a lot of distinct environments from which the commands can be executed (z/OS console, DSN session, TSO DSN command processor, IMS or CICS terminal, special STPs, IFI-i...
about 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Improve performance of EXPLAIN

With early versions of DB2 the performance of EXPLAIN was not relevant. Nowadays, where DBAs do thousands of EXPLAINs, the performance and turnaround is getting critical. I think there is room for better performance and throughput of mass EXPLAINs...
over 5 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 5 Not under consideration

A View with Select * should be regenertated without Drop/Create View

We have a lot of views defined with Select *. Since DB2 V8 we have the option to add columns to the base table, but the view does not include the new column, which is ok and accepted. But to get the new column we have to drop and recreate the View...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration

Rename column should be possible if View is on table

We encountered that Rename column is not possible if a View esists on the appropriate table. We would like to exploit this new function (Rename Column), but we have views, which does not allow that. We already have a similar requirement MR02141152...
over 10 years ago in Db2 for z/OS 1 Not under consideration