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My votes: Db2 for i

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Change SPOOLED_FILE_DATA so *SCS spooled files with ICGDTA(*YES) can be search

I wrote a routine to allow me to present spooled files in VS Code and open them into an edit tab, I can also download the spooled file. These actions use CPYTOSPLF. I also wrote a routine that uses SPOOLED_FILE_DATA but some *SCS reports are not a...
about 23 hours ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

SQL Function to Create Spool File

Add SQL function to output query results directly to a spool file. This would be really helpful for simple ad hoc queries and eliminate the need to create an RPG program or dumping query results to an outfile and then using RUNQRY over the outfile...
14 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Under review

See progress of RGZPFM

When you do a RGZPFM can we see the progress in the joblog? or somewhere we could see how much progress is being made. This will help gauging how long a reorg will take.
16 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

API or DB2 SQL Service to return the OVRDBF information for a JOB

It would be nice to have either a DB2 SQL Service or API that would return the information from DSPOVR. Currently the only way I know to do this at least for the current job is to do a DSPOVR *PRINT or DSPJOB *PRINT and read through the spool file...
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Addition of Critical Security Patch Comparison Features via SQL Query

Currently, managing critical security patches is a major priority for IT teams to ensure the security of systems and sensitive data. However, the task of comparing applied security patches with known vulnerabilities listed in the CVE database can ...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

Bring JSON_SET function to i

I am writing to propose the development and implementation of a new function, JSON_SET(), on the IBM i system. As developers on the IBM i platform, we face limitations in manipulating JSON data, which has become increasingly prevalent in modern ap...
21 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Needs more information

IBM DB2 SQL Table: Database Manger Identity / Duplicate Key

Change SQL to support unique identity columns. Where unique identity columns are automatically unique (pk/uk constraint), automatically skip numbers that already exist, and only throw exception if file is out of available numbers. We use identity ...
22 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

SQL Scalar function to check access to an IFS file or folder

IFS_ACCESS - SQL Scalar function to check access to an IFS file or folder It returns: 0=If the file or folder Exists and you have access -1=No access or file does not exists use case: -- returns 0 for the home folder - it exists values IFS_ACCESS ...
2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Named parameters for SQL insert statement.

Db2 for i has in few occasions been a forerunner for features of SQL. So perhaps this idea could also be one of these features. We have used named parameters for UDTF and stored procedures for quite some time. SELECT * FROM TABLE (QSYS2.IFS_OBJECT...
2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

enhance QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART

add filter to the QSYS2.MANAGE_AUDIT_JOURNAL_DATA_MART. would like to be able to filter what records are added to the data_mart for instance in AF entries, filter on object, library or usrprfsimilar for ZC/ZR entries
about 1 month ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration