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Db2 for i

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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

JSON Store access with .Net API

You created the JSON Store Technology for DB2 for i. Therefore you have the Command Line Processor, Java API and SQL User Defined Functions. What is missing is a .Net API. Can you please insert that too? Use Case: More and More .Net Backend Applic...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add Program/Library and Job to Index Advised Table

The index advised table (and the according Navigator interfaces) should be enhanced by adding the (last) program and job identification that caused that specific index advise to be added/updated. Use Case: In order to perform general application p...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Startup JVM on QZDASOINIT prestart process.

Would like the ability to specify a program or command to execute that will start up a JVM, for each of my prestarted QZDASOINIT jobs. Use Case: I have about 100+ customers running web apps, and connected via JDBC pooling from Spring. We are runni...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Allow partitioning of DDS created tables

As of today, a DDS created table cannot be partitioned by ALTER TABLE ADD PARTITION. In many cases, a DDS table can be converted to an SQL table, however some keywords like DATFMT are not available in SQL. Which means that those tables cannot be c...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

improve performances of DB2 sequences

I like the principle of DB2 sequences, but there is a big problem with the implementation of it on IBM i. Indeed, the command CREATE SEQUENCE does not generate a real DB2 object, It generates an IBM i object of DATA AREA type. However, DATA AREAs ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

Add does-not-contain option in SQL Plan Cache Statements

Access Client Solutions SQL Performance Center has a button "Show Statements..." that displays a "SQL Plan Cache Statements" window. You have a variety of filters, including "Statements that contain the following text". I think it would be incredi...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Show us how to tie in DISPLAY_JOURNAL with DISPLAY_JOURNAL_ENTRY_DATA

How can I do a SELECT joining DISPLAY_JOURNAL and DISPLAY_JOURNAL_ENTRY_DATA? Right now DISPLAY_JOURNAL_ENTRY_DATA is a stored procedure. Use Case: For those who eschew Temporal Tables.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Customize CPYTOIMPF command

In CPYTOIMPF command with STRDLM('"') (double quote). Actually function is "ALL THE DATA AND ANY DOUBLE QUOTES IN THE MIDDLE NOW GET AN ADDED DOUBLE QUOTE SO ITS A SINGLE DOUBLE QUOTES". I need what was optional this function using a data area. Us...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Generate an error in the event of memory corruption

We would like an enhancement to protect or ensure that the storage areas that are used by DB2 are not corrupted by a cobol program or RPG program / or if there is corruption that an error is generated ( rather than returning an sql code like +100)...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration