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For those PTFs that have special instructions it would be useful to include this information via a NULL capable column of type CLOB, for example call PTF_SPECIAL_INSTRUCTIONS, so that it can be queried via the QSYS2.PTF_INFO view. Currently there ...
Implementation of restore function that does not change the state of the access path
We would like you to implement the restore function that does not change the state of the access path by implicitly shared access paths. Our customers are having trouble getting their program to do something unexpected by save and restore.
Require QIBM_DB_SECADM or similar to perform set session authorization
Today any user with *ALLOBJ is able to do the equivalent to sudo in Linux without the need of any password to become another user using set session authorization via SQL. Any user with *ALLOBJ can become Qsecofr by open strsql and run: “Set sessio...
A UUID is a Universally Unique Identifier, meaning that these identifiers are unique over your whole DB; even better unique" across space and time". UUID's are stored in 128bit format and follow a standarized format (rfc4122) This makes the type a...
In SQL JSON_TABLE, add an option on timestamp columns to take into account or not the timezone offset
In the SQL function JSON_TABLE, when a timestamp value indicated with a time zone offset (e.g.: "yyyy-mm-ddThh:mm:ss.nnnnnn<+/-Offset>") is retrieved to produce a timestamp column, the resulting value is always an UTC value (by adding or sub...
Add something like IF EXIST for a table, view, procedures, etc.
In SQL, I often need to check if a table exists and either delete or create it. I opened a case and was told the functionality does not exist. If a file exists, I need to delete/DROP it. Sometimes, I need to create the table.
New IBM i SQL Service to Retrieve Certificate Usage Information
Need a DB2 SQL Service equivalent to API : Retrieve Certificate Usage Information (QYCDRCUI, QycdRetrieveCertUsageInfo) Use Case: We already have the CERTIFICATE_INFO table function, this would allow to know the certificates used (by DCM applicati...
To improve modularity and maintainability of PL/SQL code, could you please add to DB2 for i, the support of modules, which already exists on other DB2 platforms : https://www.ibm.com/docs/en/db2/9.7?topic=modules-referencing-objects-defined-in Thi...
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