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The REGEXP_SUBSTR and related SQL Regular Expression functions a great, but rely on external interfaces. The request is to figure out a way to make them perform better regardless of them being based on the eternal ICU library.
In one-off situatio...
Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path
We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore.
DB2 on z/OS offers the FINAL TABLE with the MERGE statement, however on IBM i this is limited to INSERT only.
Please change DB2 for i to also support FINAL TABLE combined with MERGE.
Use case :
in the query below, which increments a counter...
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...
Add a parameter to RUNSQLSTM to Delete its work files once it completes
When running RUNSQLSTM to create SQL GLOBAL Variables or Global Temporary Tables or anything, it creates a couple of source files in QTEMP. One is named QSQLSRC, one is often named QSQLT000 or simlar. I would like a parameter on RUNSQLSTM named CL...
Revisit, enhance and reduce redundancy in earlier SQL Services VIEWS that utilize OBJECT_STATISTICS
Some early SQL Services, such as MSGQ_INFO and MSGF_DATA use a 2-phase OBJECT_STATISTICS instance to build the list of objects they're using or returning.
See additional details for example. Today, the OBJECT_STATISTICS includes the system library...
New IBM i SQL Service to Retrieve Certificate Usage Information
Need a DB2 SQL Service equivalent to API : Retrieve Certificate Usage Information (QYCDRCUI, QycdRetrieveCertUsageInfo) Use Case: We already have the CERTIFICATE_INFO table function, this would allow to know the certificates used (by DCM applicati...
To use XMLPARSE, the external encoding of the data need to be consistent with XML prolog. But, often, the encoding of the variable (in hosted langage or CLOB) isn't the same as original value. For example : when we receive an XML file by FTP or ot...
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...
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