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Today we have situations where people authorized to start DB2 traces sometimes issue START TRACE commands with little qualifications with lead to traces being collected for lots of DB2 threads which ends having impact on general performance of the...
Error message improvement when failing to convert tablespace to UTS PBG
Recently we are converting our old segmented and simple tablespaces to UTS PBG. When converting one of these tablespaces we got an abend and a DUMP showing reason code 00C90101. We opended a case (TS009249828) and analyzing the DUMP DB2 lab conclu...
Support of MVS SMF logstream for DB2 utility : DSN1SMFP
At this time IBM recommend to migrate SMF dataset to logstream to have better performances and usuability. We have done that but when we try to use DSN1SMFP DB2 utility to read DB2 SMF records we have and abend : IEC141I 013-A8 We think this tools...
DB2 z/OS - Message id - DSNJ110E - Additional alerts for active log monitoring and highlighted new message id when DB2 logging was suspended
We had a major incident due to suspended logging for one of the critical customer.
One of the critical production DB2 subsystem logging was suspended , caused by stalled archive log offloading process due to insufficient storage space on archive...
DB2 Return Code Differentiate for Deadlock and Timeout via Subsys Normal Call Exit
DB2 presents IMS ( via Subsystem Normal Call Exit ) with the same return code (4) for:
DB2 resource deadlocks
DB2 resource unavailable conditions
Example, lock timeouts on object locks, such as are taken by DB2 utilities and those caused b...
TABLESPACE LOGGED NO-integrity available even Rollback
We wonder a new type LOGGED tablespace attribute, similar to LOGGED NO but without any consequences at Rollback processes. Currently TABLESPACE LOGGED NO doesn´t log Row changes, but: TS change to Icopy state at first Row change TS change to RecPe...
When we run DCLGEN on an object with a DECFLOAT column, we get the following error: DSNE958I DCLGEN DOES NOT SUPPORT THE SQL DATA TYPE DECFLOAT (SQLTYPE 996) FOR THE PLI LANGUAGE DSNE905I EXECUTION COMPLETE, MEMBER ... ADDED The created DECLARE an...
Actually no temporary Datasets are zEDC eligible, i suppose because there is no long term benefit in space reduction. Especially DB2 with LISTDEF (for example Reorg Tablespace LIST with SORTDEVT specification of very large Tablespaces) would benef...
FL505 REBIND phase-in for packages extended to include BIND Package ACTION(REPLACE)
Rebind phase-in is already useful.
We have use cases typically for HOLD actions for 3rd party tools that tend to BIND Package ACTION(REPLACE) rather than REBIND existing packages.
So we still have to find a quiet time, e.g. for QMF Binds
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With the attention on protecting sensitive customer data in our industry being very high, having a simple way to mask data on any table in any environment is a powerful tool. If a data element such as SSN is stored as an unformatted numeric, curre...
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