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My ideas: Db2 for i

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change systools.special_authority_data_mart to have option where to place the files in user defined library

need to make sure the data is "locked down" by being able to place the resulting SENSITIVE file in a different library, just like the audit journal data_mart SQL.
5 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

enhance QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART

add filter to the QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART. would like to be able to filter what records are added to the data_mart for instance in AF entries, filter on object, library or usrprfsimilar for ZC/ZR entries
7 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

API or DB2 SQL Service to return the OVRDBF information for a JOB

It would be nice to have either a DB2 SQL Service or API that would return the information from DSPOVR. Currently the only way I know to do this at least for the current job is to do a DSPOVR *PRINT or DSPJOB *PRINT and read through the spool file...
17 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Change the QSYS2.IFS_READ Table Function to accept a variable as the Path Name

It would make the IFS_READ Table Function more useful when processing files received from REST API's.
25 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

Enhance IBM DB2 SQL triggering to allow running the triggering action in async mode to improve system performance

This is useful for non critical batch run update for huge size file to shorten the program run time.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Full support of Field Reference File (FRF) in SQL

When creating tables via SQL it is not possible to use the concept of a FRF to define fields in a consistent way and especially query the catalogs later on to find the origin of a field. A workaround is a CREATE TABLE AS however this doesn't suppo...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

SQL Scalar function to check access to an IFS file or folder

IFS_ACCESS - SQL Scalar function to check access to an IFS file or folder It returns: 0=If the file or folder Exists and you have access -1=No access or file does not exists use case: -- returns 0 for the home folder - it exists values IFS_ACCESS ...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Named parameters for SQL insert statement.

Db2 for i has in few occasions been a forerunner for features of SQL. So perhaps this idea could also be one of these features. We have used named parameters for UDTF and stored procedures for quite some time. SELECT * FROM TABLE (QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

new IBM i SQL server to return additional TCP/IP information

with the addition of some new services that do DNS lookup functions(thanks!) we need a service that shows the current DNS configuration for the server. CFGTCP <option 12> is the data i am referring to.
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Extending more IBM i Alerts for OS system limits

I am proposing an enhancement to our current IBM i alert system to improve our system monitoring capabilities and enable proactive management of potential issues. Current IBM i alerts are limited to monitoring only 8 predefined events. https://www...
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration