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Db2 for i

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Please create SQL service to retrieve PCML from compiled modules

Breaking out this part from https://ibm-power-systems.ideas.ibm.com/ideas/IBMI-I-3437 Please create a SQL service to retrieve PCM from compiled programs like the QBNRPII but easier to use. My personal use case for this is to automatically create P...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Replace native trigger while active

When there's a need to replace a high level language trigger, an exclusive lock is required to the program object. In a 24/7 system this is almost impossible what makes the use of triggers a no-go. Programs in use (apart from triggers) can be repl...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Provide FIELDPROC_ENCODED_COMPARISON QAQQINI function at column level

DB2 for i Field Procedures are primarily used for column level encryption. The defacto standard for encryption is AES. Ideally, encryption should not be deterministic. In other words, encrypting the same plain text multiple times should produce di...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Provide proper SQL auditing user/timestamps

Currently there's a mix of SESSION and CLIENT_USERID fields that can be used with Generated Always but the first returns the native account, while the second returns the client account but is blank when executed from SQL on IBM i itself. Please pr...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Improve tracking of what job is the client job for QSQSRVR jobs with ability to review over time

Today, a CPF9898 message is logged to the QSQSRVR job log with the server mode connecting job information. This is useful while the client is actively using the job, but it is insufficient to assess the overall workload on QSQSRVR jobs by the vari...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

create SQL Service like WRKJOBLOG e.g. JOB_LOG_INFO and REMOVE_JOB_LOG

using JOB_INFO one is able to find about job status. If there is high activity on a server, a lot of job logs are created. To clean up, one can use WRKJOBLOG, use filtering, and F13 to delete. Please provide SQL service for a) filtering and gettin...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Preserve SQL view formatting

When creating complex views their readability is highly dependent on the formatting of the complex SQL statement. When retrieving the SQL definition of an existing view (in order to update it), the majority of the formatting is lost however which ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Allow *LIBL or omitted library on INCLUDE statement in SQL Stored procedures and Functions

The INCLUDE statement used to include C code in an SQL LANGUAGE Stored Procedure or User Defined (Table) Function requires an explicit library name. Common software development practices will have different versions or levels of code in different ...
almost 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

INSERT CAST error should provide column name

If a SQL INSERT into a table fails with a SQLSTATE of 22018 (Character in CAST argument not valid), it doesn't provide the column name upon which the CAST failed. Db2 has to know which column it was operating on, it just doesn't provide that to th...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

An IBM i Service for retrieving Netserver session details

The QSYS2.SERVER_SHARE_INFO service shows various details about the existing shares including the share name, IFS path, read/write status, and current number of users that are connected. However it does not give a view of who those users are. This...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration