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My ideas: Db2 for i

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Improve performance when filtering QSYS2.OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES_BASIC

Improve performance when filtering QSYS2.OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES_BASIC (or QSYS2.OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES) using only a qualified job name. If compared with QGYOLSPL Api both views are very slow. Use Case: Handling job's spools.
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Delivered

DRDA SM D Audit entry

The SM D entry in the Audit log logs that an RDB Entry has been changed (Access Type 'C'), but does not log what the change was. We would like to see whatever the change was actually logged Use Case: We have people making changes on a test server ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Delivered

Format of header informations with QSYS.HTTP_*_VERBOSE functions

The RFE would be to add an option to the HTTP functions so that the verbose function would only return the header information as quoted JSON strings. Use Case: currently, it is impossible to differentiate between the following headers :ETag: 12345...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 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

Enhance IBM i Tech Refresh 11 new view called SYSFILES to include the based on table if an index is being retrieved.

If I know the schema and name of an index within that schema I would like to be able to retrieve the based on table. This is the same as DSPFD *MBRLIST to an outfile and looking at MBBOF and MBBOL. Use Case: TS007423159
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

Generate COMMENT for SQL objects along with LABEL

When the SQL generations programs from IBM i to obtain DDLs from database objects create the sentences for describing the objects they use the statement "LABEL". Meanwhile the rest of databases (DB2 LUW, Oracle...) use the statement "COMMENT".We a...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Delivered

IFS_DELETE SQL Service

Create a IFS_delete, IFS_DELETE_UTF8 and IFS_delete_Binary sql services. Use Case: We have IFS_read and IFS_write but, we currently don't have a IFS_delete. For ease of use and consistency, please consider implementing this SQL service.
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Delivered

Provide Db2i Service For Managing Certificates

Recently our SSL certificates expired and upon raising a support ticket with IBM our only solution was to delete everything and start from scratch again. No message was issued by the OS to inform us that certificates were due to expire. The soluti...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

Include Response for HTTPPOSTCLOB Errors

Currently, the HTTPPOSTCLOB command discards the response received from the remote server if the HTTP response is not 200. We would like to be able to see the response regardless of success or error. Use Case: We have built an application to set u...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered

Improve SQLUDT's

While SQLUDT's are the ideal replacement for the reference files in DDS, their use is not so flexible. The first issue is that two columns defined as the same SQLUDT are not considered equal, hence one needs to program additional cast statements w...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Delivered