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Db2 for i

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Return Type for DB2 Coalesce Function Should Be "CHAR" NOT "DECFLOAT(34)" when params are (INT,CHAR) OR (CHAR,INT)

Apparently by design when the DB2 coalesce function evalute parameters consisting of mixed data-types, particularly CHAR(S) and INTEGERS it chooses a return data-type of DECFLOAT(34). When only these data-types are involved it should choose a vari...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Can't change journal for a view

Once a view is created there is no way to change the journal that it is attached to. Command Error rcvdENDJRNPF -> not a physical.ENDJRNAP -> not an access pathENDJRNOBJ -> not a dataqueue or dataarea. Please allow one of these commands f...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Additional CAST support for XML

The XML datatype currently has no CAST support to other datatypes like CHAR, VARCHAR, CLOB, BLOB which makes migrations difficult (requires programs to be written). Use Case: We have an existing database with XML in CLOB fields which doesn't work ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Allow characters for DLVALUE

The DLVALUE statement might allow % and accented characters to be able to insert more diverse URL-compatible links Use Case: insert into dtalnk values('a', dlvalue('' , 'URL' ) ) with NC; or insert in...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

sql describe for embedded SELECT (embedded in CREATE or INSERT)

I work into a security software, and I have to identify when sensitive data are readRCAC is not always the solution.For example : when sensitive data are worked from a well known program, it is ok,But when the same data are worked from STRSQL or A...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Add option to NOT generate QPJOBLOG spoolfiles when debugging SQL RPG programs.

When debugging a SQLRPGLE program and the files used in the program are large, the system generates hundreds of spool files QPJOBLOG which are all basically the same and have no useful information. It takes time to delete and slows the debug proce...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 8 Not under consideration

IBM DB2 SQL Table: Database Manger Identity / Duplicate Key

SQL Table created in IBM Navigator for I. Identity column created as decimal, 9 in length. Database manager generates value is set to always and cycle values when the maximum or minimum value is reached is checked. There is also a primary key cons...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Add skguard count to DB Health Center as System or Environment Limit

It turned out that hitting the maximum number of entries in skguard causes a major outage as no sqe optimization can take place. This requires an IPL to resolve. It seems reasonable to add the number of entries in skguard to DB Health Center to av...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Implement an option to ignore trigger on update

Add an option that allows to ignore triggers on update/delete Use Case: I'm having a stored procedure that updates a technical field on tables. these updates are slow, because there are triggers on some tables. I know that these updates don't have...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

FIELDPROC - Missing record informations

Field procedures need a possibility to get field values beside the current field in the same record.So there should be additional parameters for the field procedures like a pointer to the current record or, if not possible the current record numbe...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration