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My ideas: Db2 for i

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Add a YEAR_ISO function

Add a YEAR_ISO function to get the ISO year of a given date/timestamp. The VARCHAR_FORMAT function can be used with the 'IYYY' format to optain the ISO year but it would be nice if there were a shorthand just like with WEEK_ISO and DAYOFWEEK_ISO. ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Requesting AUDIT_JOURNAL_SF table function

I have hundreds of printer devices and output queue entries. Many are obsolete. I would like to query the audit journal for SF entries for the latest entry involving any device and/or output queue. Something like select printer, max(entry_timestam...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

SQL view for Netserver info

With the newer OS releases for IBM i there have been views created to look at many of the components of the OS. It would be nice if there was a view to look at netserver info. Like netserver attributes, as well as file shares on the system. Curren...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

We need >99 QDBSRVnn tasks

The current limit of QDBSRVnn tasks is 99. We need more such tasks. We need a three-digit number. Use Case: We need more tasks to rebuild access paths in parallel. The current limit of QDBSRVnn is 99. Only half of them (50) are used for rebuild. T...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Support WITH TIME ZONE in DB2 for i

Timestamps are stored by default in the current timezone which causes problems if you need to support an application in different timezones, compare historical data with other systems or on DST events. It would therefore be useful if DB2 for i wou...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

Enhance SQL *PRV Signature Support to be at least as good as *SRVPGM Signatures

When creating an SQL VIEW that uses an IBM i Service or another SQL Table Function on release "N" and the restoring that SQL VIEW onto another system with release N-1, a Signature Violation occurs when attempting to query that SQL VIEW using SQL.T...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

add a new audit field to the SQL fields

I would like to be able to get the program name that updated/inserted a row in SQL in a generated always field. Today we can add the job, user, timestamp, ... automatically but not the name of the program. It would be more complete if we could add...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

please include all the data from DSPHDWRSC in the view QSYS2.HARDWARE_RESOURCE_INFO

this would help to get additional important ant data from the system
10 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

In SQL JSON_TABLE, add an option on timestamp columns to take into account or not the timezone offset

In the SQL function JSON_TABLE, when a timestamp value indicated with a time zone offset (e.g.: "yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ss.nnnnnn<+/-Offset>") is retrieved to produce a timestamp column, the resulting value is always an UTC value (by adding or sub...
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Add CREATOR/DEFINER Attribute to File Members

We need 1 to 3 new User Profile attributes added to Source File Member descriptions.Creator (Added by user profile)Change (Data Last Changed by user profile)Custom User Profile (application controlled) The creator user profile should be assigned t...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration