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My votes: Db2 for i

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Implement qsys2.Http_get for blob file

I think then the new sql function for http_get are really interesting, fast and above all there isn't java! I started use it instead of systools funcion, but I need an http_get that allow me download binary files like .zip . Please implement it! M...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 10 Delivered
121 VOTE

Allow use of RPG constants in embedded SQL

When a constant is defined in RPG, allow that constant to be used in embedded SQL statements so that the value of the constant does not have to be hard coded in the SQL statement. Allow the constant to be referenced as if it were a program variabl...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 7 Delivered
139 VOTE

DB2 service for IFS listing

I'd like to be able to get a list of IFS files within a directory using a DB2 service. For example, to get the root directory:SELECT * FROM TABLE(QSYS2.GET_IFS('/')) A Which would return a list of stream files and directories within root. For the ...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 13 Delivered

Change SQL function TIMESTAMPDIFF result from INTEGER to BIGINT

The SQL scalar function TIMESTAMPDIFF currently returns an INTEGER result. When requesting a result in microseconds, INTEGER only works for a difference of about 35 minutes before getting an SQLSTATE 22001 error. A BIGINT result would allow a much...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Delivered

SQL drop if exists

Please provide an IF EXISTS option on the DROP statement. For tables we have a CREATE OR REPLACE CONSTRUCT, however this isn't available for indexes/views/procedures... While a compound statement works, it requires multiple lines of code which is ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Port FIRST_DAY function to Db2 for i

IBM Db2 11.1 introduced a new scalar function FIRST_DAY to return the first day of the month. https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/11.5?topic=functions-first-day Please port this function to IBM Db2 for i. Use Case: Make SQL more readable. Make SQL mor...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

CPF warning when system has reached 90% of 2.6 Million spool files

CPI1468 - System job tables nearing capacity is generated before the system becomes unusable. Very nice. CPF4235 is generated when the number of spool files exceeds 2.6 Million. It would be helpful to receive a similar message when the Spool file ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 7 Delivered

Include fully qualified Job (name) in JOBLOG_INFO Table function resultSet

The IBM Service named JOBLOG_INFO does not currently include the full-qualified job identity in the list of resultSet columns. Please add it and name that new column JOB. Use Case: When using JOBLOG_INFO in combination with other IBM Services, som...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Delivered

QSYS2.JVM_INFO Timeout for bad JVMs

Hello, we are using the qsys2.jvm_info view very frequently. But there is an issue if one or more jvms running on the system are, for example, looping, blocked or any other other bad state but the jvms are not terminating.The select call to qsys2....
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

Requested porting of SYSTOOLS.JSON_UPDATE in QSYS

Since we are using the systools.JSON_UPDATE function which is not supported we would need to be able to bring it into QSYS so that we can keep the functionality of our programs in the future Use Case: in our rpgle program we need to be able to joi...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered