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Db2 for i

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Flag schema and it's objects to use SSD

To improve performance I would like to flag a SQL schema/library to store all objects contained in it on the Solid State Drives. Use Case: We have a process that builds tables, with a large amount of data, in a specific schema, copies them to the ...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Increase size of SQL host variables

According to documentation the limit for an SQL statement is 2^21 bytes, yet the limit for a host variable in a dynamic SQL statement is approximately 2^15 bytes. This is preventing SQL statements larger than 32740 bytes from being prepared and ex...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Object control level - user defined attribute not persistent

IBM provide an API QLICOBJD which allows us to set some of the attributes of an object. This API is an extension of the CHGOBJD command that only covers limited fields. We use this to store a reference to which object promotion job/date/user etc p...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Allow cross system exception joins

Please allow cross system exception joins. Use Case: -- Not a valid statement. Apparently you cannot do a cross system exception join.-- SQL State: 56023 Vendor Code: -512 Message: [SQL0512] Statement references objects in multiple databases. Caus...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under 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 ...
10 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Provide a QCMDEXC-Likc Stored Proc that uses CONTAINS SQL

Provide an NEW SQL Stored Procedure for QCMDEXC or QCAPCMD that is set to CONTAINS SQL instead of MODIFIEDS SQL DATA. Use Case: When creating user-written SQL Functions that only contain SQL statements or perhaps READS SQL DATA, the use of QCMDEXC...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Improve the SET DESCRIPTOR statement

The usage of the SET DESCRIPTOR statement is currently complex, tedious and error prone, this leads to hard to maintain code and the usage of anti patterns like user supplied strings directly inserted into dynamic SQL or complex case statements in...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Include OBJATTRIBUTE in resultSet from OBJECT_STATISTICS when object name is *ALLSIMPLE

If possible and without impacting performance, please include the OBJATTRIBUTE column with the results when OBJECT_STATISTICS is generating the fast list of objects due to *ALLSIMPLE being specified on the 3rd (object name) parameter. Use Case: Ne...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Journal entry needed when statistics removed from file

During upgrade from 7.2 to 7.3 we got serious performance degradation for some SQL queries. Trying to improve performance we request and remove some file statistics on the source (production) system. It help for some issues. Unfortunately on the t...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

IBM DB2 Connect 11.5 VSAI (Visual Studio Addin) for VS 2019 using deprecated API's

IBM DB2 Connect 11.5 VSAI (Visual Studio Addin) for VS 2019 using deprecated API's (synchronous loading apis). This needs to be updated for VS 2019 to use Asynchronous loading to remove the warning notices everytime you launch Visual Studio 2019. ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration