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My ideas: Db2 for i

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SQL Service qsys2.dns_lookup_ip() needs to return *all DNS name for given IP address

the new SQL service qsys2.dns_lookup_ip() should return all the DNS names. currently if only returns the first one found for your given DNS setup. the DIG command does return all associated names
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Increase the maximum size of LOB objects to at least 4GB but perferrably 2TB

The 2GB "limit" on LOB objects is sometime painful. The limit should be at least 4GB but other databases support LOB sizes up to 2TB. So since this is the premiere database, I think we should also have the highest limits.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

VARCHAR_FORMAT support TZH and TZM format elements

Db2 for z/OS aleady has this https://www.ibm.com/docs/ko/db2-for-zos/13?topic=functions-varchar-format Other databases such as Oracle and Postgresql already support this
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Add abiilty to adjust the increment for selected system limits

I am working with a client that has a few very large files that grow daily and system limit 15003 is logged many times a day since the increment is 1Gb. They know this growth occurs and would like to have an option to specify the increment to be a...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Enhance the QCMDEXC Scalar Function

Add a Third parameter to the function. There are two possibilities. Preview – Allows you to preview the command before executing it. Display – allows you to display the command but, the command executes. This would be use for anyone that needs to ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

CPYFRMIMPF support MBROPT(*UPDADD) for temporal tables

It is a very common occurrence that I receive an Excel file containing new data (e.g. new pricing from accounting). This data needs to be imported into Db2, replacing the existing data. They don't send me the complete data, only change data that h...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Additional parameter for SQL function timestamp_format to manage language

Timestamp_format analysis is based on the labels in QCPFMSG (CPX3BC0 and CPX8601), so only one language. On my machine, french : values timestamp_format( trim( '02/Fev/2021:11:36:44 ' ) , 'DD/Mon/YYYY:HH24:MI:SS') -> OK values timestamp_format(...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration