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My votes: Db2 for i

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CPYTOIMPF for Excel

The only way to make the leading zero visible is to have the field interpret as if it contains only text. In OS400, if a field is alphanumeric, the number it may contain cannot be used for mathematical operations. For example, in Excel, to ensure ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under 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

Provide an ALIAS-like feature for Library Names (SCHEMAs) in SQL statements.

Provide a way to assign an alternate (i.e. "short") name to schemas/libraries when used within an SQL statement. This is different from the Long SQL Name and the Short System Name. What I want to do is something like: select * from table(ST.myfunc...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Resolve object references for embedded SQL at compile time

Product: Change Management Our change management application allows us to track changes, automate our deployment and development process, and perform impact analysis, all of which give us better controls and reduce risk in our software development...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

Enhance RUNSQLSTM C compiler Please!

The C compiler used for compiling SQL Functions and Procedures is badly in need of an update."Create SQL ILE C Object" as it is called limits too much of the C compiler features. Use Case: When RUNSQLSTM calls the "Create SQL ILE C Object" compile...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under 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

Add IMPLICITLY HIDDEN to SQL VIEWs

The TABLE feature to implicitly hide certain columns/fields when "SELECT *" is used, is great. However ,we need that feature extended to SQL VIEWS. Use Case: If I create a VIEW that contains a subset of columns, including implicitly hidden columns...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Add parameters to QSys2.JobInfo, QSys2.Active_Job_Info and QSys2.Library_List_Info to accept a fully qualified job name.

I need the ability to get a specific job's Library List. Not the current job.
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add option for Cert path to qsys2.certificate_info UDTF

not all certs are in the system store. some are stored in an IFS file. the API used in the UDTF allows for "Directory path and file name" . Add that as a option. Retrieve Certificate Information (QYCURTVCI, QycuRetrieveCertificateInfo) API - IBM D...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration