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My votes: Db2 for i

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Db2 service WRKCFGSTS

Create a Db2 for i service that does the equivalent of the WRKCFGSTS command where I can check if a device, or range devices selected by a wildcard, is varied on or off. Use Case: Rather than use WRKCFGSTS *DEV *TAP to see if all of the tape drive...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

DLTF enhancement to remove dependant LF

DLTF can be instructed for special constraint handling by use of parameter RMVCST()Please add possibility to remove dependant LF with a parameter like DLTDEPLF(*YES) Use Case: Currently, dependencies need to be found with DSPDBR. Automatic file pr...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Future consideration

Add new field in QSYSFILES

Actuellement, il est impossible de récupérer le "Nombre actuel d'incréments" via une requête SQL sur QSYS2.SYSFILES. Cette information est présente dans le DSPFD. Currently, it is not possible to retrieve the "Number of current increments" by a SQ...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Add SQL Object Type to QDBRTVFD and QUSROBJD APIs

Today the SQL object type is available only via the QUSRMBRD (Retrieve Member Description) API. However when a file has NO MEMBERS, the QUSRMBRD API cannot be used to retrieve the needed SQL Object Type. Ironically, the QDBRTVFD (Retrieve File Des...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

Adjust the functionality of AUDIT_JOURNAL_* table functions

I think the current behavior is quite confusing. For example, if I'm trying to retrieve the QAUDJRN "PW" entries from a specific receiver, I might try this: SELECT * FROM TABLE ( SYSTOOLS.AUDIT_JOURNAL_PW(STARTING_RECEIVER_LIBRARY => 'QSYS', ...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

SQL-CLI Support "FOR" System names

When creating SQL tables with the keyword "FOR" system names to support legacy code, then for "FOR" system name is not available in the SQL-CLI api's. The "SQLColAttribute" should support SQL_DESC_SYSTEM_COLUMN Use Case: We are in a situation wher...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

RPGLE embedded SQL nested datastructure (array)

It would be useful to allow nested ds and nested ds arrays for hostvariables in embedded SQL (RPGLE). Because now i have to move the nested subfield into a secondary standalone field.This is a horrible workaround :-) . Use Case: CASE WHEN :Example...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Future consideration

Add a SQL Function to verify JWT (JSON Web Token)

We provide Webservices on IBM. The webservice consumers do an authentication with different types of tokens, e.g. RS256 (azure) or keycloak. It is very difficult, to verify such tokens in RPGLE. Yes, there are APIs like qc3verifysignature. But it ...
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Allow variables defined with like(<file-field>) to be used as embedded SQL host variables

If a variable in RPGLE is defined with like, and the source field comes from an external file (PF, DSPF, etc), the SQL preprocessor does not like it. Example: dcl-f CUSTMAST keyed; dcl-s qCust like(CUSTNUM); // CUSTNUM defined in CUSTMAST If I att...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

IBM i Service to list Netserver Share and Sessions

Currently, there is no way to list from an IBM i command line the Netserver Share or Session details. An IBM i Service to list these details would make like a lot easier. I accept that the Go Nets menu is an alternative to this but it has signific...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 7 Future consideration