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My ideas: Db2 for i

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SQL Function to Create Spool File

Add SQL function to output query results directly to a spool file. This would be really helpful for simple ad hoc queries and eliminate the need to create an RPG program or dumping query results to an outfile and then using RUNQRY over the outfile...
4 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

See progress of RGZPFM

When you do a RGZPFM can we see the progress in the joblog? or somewhere we could see how much progress is being made. This will help gauging how long a reorg will take.
6 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

Bring JSON_SET function to i

I am writing to propose the development and implementation of a new function, JSON_SET(), on the IBM i system. As developers on the IBM i platform, we face limitations in manipulating JSON data, which has become increasingly prevalent in modern ap...
11 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Submitted

IBM DB2 SQL Table: Database Manger Identity / Duplicate Key

Change SQL to support unique identity columns. Where unique identity columns are automatically unique (pk/uk constraint), automatically skip numbers that already exist, and only throw exception if file is out of available numbers. We use identity ...
12 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

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.
26 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

improve MERGE by adding the option "WHEN NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE THEN DELETE"

Today, it is impossible to use the DELETE clause behind WHEN NOT MATCHED.Some DBMS other than DB2 allow this.Would it be possible to add this feature, like in this example ? MERGE target_table USING source_table ON merge_condition WHEN MATCHED THE...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Submitted