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Db2 for i

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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

add comment (or label) on DB2 Views

On DB2 for i, it is impossible to set a comment on a view object. Neither the “COMMENT ON” nor the “LABEL ON” commands accept a view object. It would be very useful to set label (or comment) on views, to facilitate the work of database administrat...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

directly enter SQL-Arrays as Input Arguments for Stored Procedures

Our reporting systems calls Stored Procedues on a DB2/400 system via ODBC/JDBC. The SP receives for example one productID and then it collects the desired informations from our DB2400-tables and return it to the reporting system via a result set. ...
over 1 year 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 ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

Declare Array variables in SQL/PSM like in DB2 LUW

In stored procedures and UDF/UDTF of DB2 for i, I would like to be able to declare an array like in this example : DECLARE TYPE CARD_NUMBER AS VARCHAR(1) ARRAY [24]; … this is already possible on DB2 LUW, as can be seen in this example: https://ro...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Partitioned tables increase limit partitions (more than 256 partitions)

Hello, We think that it will be useful increase actual limit of 256 partitions on a partitioned table. Our customer generates really big amount of information (Banking customer), and our estimations are that on next year he won't have enough ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

TCP/IP Host table entries in SQL

In SQL we have theses views: QSYS2.NETSTAT_INTERFACE_INFO to get TCP/IP interfaces (CFGTCP option 1) QSYS2.NETSTAT_ROUTE_INFO to get TCP/IP routes (CFGTCP option 2) We need also a view to get TCP/IP host table entries (CFGTCP option 10).
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Enhanced SQL Call Level Interface (CLI) resource management options

Today, a CLI (SQL Call Level Interface) environment handle allocated via the SQLAllocEnv() API is automatically tied to the callstack entry which allocated it, meaning that when that program leaves the stack, the system deems the environment handl...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration

Solution for Cpyfrmimpf dtaara using Dtaara "QCPFRMIMPF" and "QCPTOIMPF"

When using the copy command with the dtaara it creates threads in the background which makes the copy of big amounts of records in couple of minutes. Without the dtaara the copy runs for hours. Need a fix/solution which works the same seeing dtaar...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Python support for external SQL stored procedures.

DB2 SQL for i support Java for external stored procedures. I will be be a good option if we can write external stored procedures in Python and may be some other open source languages like Go Lang.
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration