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Db2 for i

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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 ...
over 2 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 ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Support for Application-Period Temporal Tables

System-period temporal tables are great, but "system-time" is not appropriate in many applications. Quoting from an article by Philip Nelson on DB2 Temporal Support - A Practical Introduction: Temporal support consists of two key concepts : system...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 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...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

We havWe have a need to enlarge Number of bytes in a record which is currently set to a max value of 32766 bytes.e a need to enlarge Number of bytes in a record which is currently set to a max value of 32766 bytes.

We have a need to enlarge Number of bytes in a record which is currently set to a max value of 32766 bytes. As currently most of DB are support for more that 32766bytes no. Should be enhance the limitation to support for other platform as well.
3 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

SQL Services should support audit journal & authority collection

Currently usage of IBM i Services (SQL) (e..g QSYS2.OUTPUT_QUEUE_ENTRIES_BASIC ) can fail with an authority failure without logging to the OS audit journal or showing up in authority collection. Per IBM support, this is working as designed. I'm co...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

Change all SQL Interfaces (RUNSQLSTM, RUNSQL, STRSQL, etc) to NOT generate QSQLSRC in QTEMP

When "compiling" an SQL Procedure, Function, Variable or sequence the system (RUNSQLSTM) generates 2 work files as outlined in https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/restriction-qsqlsrc-end-usersThe 2nd file name is QSQL00001 (or similar) while the 1st...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under 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...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

audit fields

We would like to register info about creation and update of a row (anddelete when it comes to temporal tables). For these lifeCycleEvents', we need to store automatically (once forcreation, always for update) : - current timestamp, - transactionId...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

add record type to DNS_LOOKUP table function

DNS supports obviously many record types. Apparenty DNS_LOOKUP ask just for A type. Please add record type query for to DNS_LOOKUP as a second parameter (i.e. to ask for MX type, TXT type.... etc....)
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration