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My votes: Db2 for i

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Extending more IBM i Alerts for OS system limits

I am proposing an enhancement to our current IBM i alert system to improve our system monitoring capabilities and enable proactive management of potential issues. Current IBM i alerts are limited to monitoring only 8 predefined events. https://www...
2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

SQL Script Listing Open IFS Share Sessions

The below SQL script "SELECT SERVER_SHARE_NAME, SHARE_TYPE, TEXT_DESCRIPTION, PATH_NAME, CURRENT_CONNECTIONS FROM QSYS2.SERVER_SHARE_INFO WHERE SHARE_TYPE = 'FILE';" will list all IFS shares and the number of current connections but does not provi...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Consolidate documentation for Services and documentation for the system catalog into one area.

Instead of placing the documentation for IBM i Services underneath "Performance and query optimization" move it to "Db2 for i catalog views". Take these links: Db2® for i Services: https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/i/7.5?topic=optimization-db2-i-service...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 9 Future consideration

Power off Date by sql

we require the ability to find the time and date of machine shutdown via sql (scheduled via the go power command)
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

change systools.special_authority_data_mart to have option where to place the files in user defined library

need to make sure the data is "locked down" by being able to place the resulting SENSITIVE file in a different library, just like the audit journal data_mart SQL.
30 days ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 0 Submitted

SYSTOOLS.READ_SPREADSHEET to be able to read xlsx files from SQL

It would be usefull to be able to read xlsx files from within RPG programs for importing data as a table function.
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Change the QSYS2.IFS_READ Table Function to accept a variable as the Path Name

It would make the IFS_READ Table Function more useful when processing files received from REST API's.
about 2 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

SQL view device status

The idea is based on the creation of an SQL view that allows you to view the status of any device. The native RTVCFGSTS command is not particularly convenient to use via SQL, this view would allow you to break down this limit and provide the real-...
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Enhance or create a new DB2 Service IFS Save Files

Need the ability to see the details of a save file that contains IFS objects so that we can programmatically act on what is inside the save file. For example: CRTSAVF FILE(yourlib/yoursavf)SAV DEV('/qsys.lib/yourlib.lib/yoursavf.file') OBJ(('/home...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

improve MERGE by adding the option "WHEN NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE THEN DELETE"

Today, it is impossible to use the DELETE clause behind WHEN NOT MATCHED.Some DBMS other than DB2 allow this.Would it be possible to add this feature, like in this example ? MERGE target_table USING source_table ON merge_condition WHEN MATCHED THE...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Submitted