April 14, 2010 Paul Tuohy
Query is the system killer. The lights dim. The system slows to a crawl. It must be a user running an interactive query.
Enough! No more interactive query for users–we are removing the *INTERACT option on the ALLOW parameter on the RUNQRY command. Sound familiar?
This extreme reaction of disabling interactive query is both unnecessary and, to be blunt, downright unfair to users. By disabling interactive queries, you also disable the ability to use the F5 (Report) key in Query, which is probably the most used function. And that, in turn, gets users into the frame of mind that, if