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Keep Record Count in FCB

We expend about $14,000 per year in cpu costs using Adarep or AOS to read the AC blocks to get record counts. Keeping the record count in the FCB (tracking A1's,E1's, ET's,BT's) would save us this cost. Though we are a medium shop, we have 142 dat...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) 0 Under development

anonymisierte Dumps in z/OS IBM Data Privacy for Diagnostics

Auf einer GSE-Tagung wurde von IBM in 2021 für DB2 eine Option für anonymisierte Dumps in z/OS vorgestellt: Setzen des Attributs sensitive=yes (data privacy for diagnostics) Bisher unterstützt ADABAS dieses das "Tagging" von sensitiven Memory Loka...
Walter Schulte 9 days ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) 0 New

return additional data in a response 9/ subcode 3 case in the first 2 bytes of the ACB Additions 2

Hello, If the user session gets, resp/sub 9/3 due to TNAE-timeout or a stop user command and the user was not in transaction status, it may be possible to retry the call. But in case of TNAE-timeout or stop user during an active transaction, this ...
Tatjana Sawtschenko over 1 year ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) 0 New

Add non-keyed search functions

This could apply to all ADABAS versions and platforms. During the customer story on 6/21 with Michael S and St. of Delaware, they noted that connx queries for null values or non-keyed searches on million record files take minutes to respond and ar...
Dana Sherbondy about 2 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) 1 New

Make calculation of expanded file chain while nucleus is active

KB article 1765090 is related to this feature request.Sequence of events: ADASAV back up database; ADADBS delete all application files; ADAORD REORDB; ADASAV restore FMOVE all application files (expanded files in the database) back into database. ...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / HA 0 Under Review

ADARES BACKOUT Requirements for DDBACK disk datasets

Please note that our environment having a project goingto start for replacing Virtual Tape Storage medium to Hard Disk Storage medium.We know the following requirements for ADARES BACKOUT:- "The BACKOUT function requires that the read backward fea...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / Usability 0 Under development

Enlarge maximum secondary allocation size for files

The maximum secondary allocation size for data storage, normal index and upper index for an Adabas file are file attributes. Their values are kept in the FCB.Unfortunately, there's only a halfword (2 bytes) provided for those values and the values...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / Scalability 0 Planned

Adadbs Deallocate by cylinders

The DEALLOCATE function of the ADADBS utility is accepting values for the size parameters (ACSIZE | AC2SIZE | DSSIZE | NISIZE | UISIZE) only in units of RABN blocks.Most other utilities and functions allow the provision of size values in blocks or...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / Usability / Utilities 0 Planned

ADASEL Enhancement to Produce Output for UsSERDATA from an ET

Looking for an enhancement to ADASEL that allows the product to write out USERDATA that is produced not only by a C5 command but also by an ET command.
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / Utilities 0 Planned

ADADABS ALLOCATE/DEALLOCATE to be allowed even if file currently used

Currently, it is not possible to proceed with an ALLOCATE/DEALLOCATE of space on a file with ADADBS if a file is used ( even if is it only being read).We have got very big files (high number of records and high number of cylinders in allocation) i...
Guest about 3 years ago in Adabas for z/OS / Adabas (ADA-zOS) / HA 0 Under Review