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Db2 for i

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Command to validate indexes

I am filing this RFE in response to the listed PMR at the advice of the IBM staff working on that issue.We recently had a case where a specific record in a table somehow did not update all related indexes using the updated field as a key. This lef...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

SQL - parse char string using external definition

Many times, in existing customers ERPs, there are fields where structured information is stored in a single big CHAR string. Usually the intent is to have a generic data carrying field in the same table, where the type of information is stored in ...
6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

cpyfrmimpf should handle commas.

The cpyfrmimpf command handles values similar to 123.45 and -678.90 in a numeric field, but sends message CPF2845, reason code 7 for values like 1,123.45 or -1,678.90. The command should handle commas as well as decimal points and minus signs. Use...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Multi-row insert in dynamic SQL RPG

Please enhance dynamic SQL support in RPG to include multi-row insert. Use Case: Dcl-DS myQualDS ExtName('THETBL') Dim(200) Qualified Inz; End-DS; myQualDS (1).dta = '1'; myQualDS (2).dta = '2'; Ctr = 2; SQLStatement = 'Insert into THETBL ? rows v...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Add the "Share Open Data Path" attribute to the QDBRTVFD API

The SHARE ODP attribute is missing from the QDBRTVFD API. While SHARE is technically a file's MEMBER attribute, it is an attribute that is pervasively associated with a file object. Currently there is no user-accessible way of retrieving that attr...
12 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Functionality already exists

allow lower security for QSYS2.MTI_INTO() function

MTI_INFO allows DB Admins to gain information on temporary indexes. The user needs *JOBCTL or QIBM_DB_SQLADM authority. On larger Systems it is not easy to grant *JOBCTL or to maintain the SQLADM for all users. When *PGMR user tries to get informa...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

SQL Request crossed between partition

On IBMi, you are not able to perform, throught SQL, a request to cross datas from differents systems.Always get a SQLCODE 42712:Message : [SQL0212] Indicatif de table en double A incorrect. Cause . . . . . : L'une des erreurs suivantes s'est produ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Gain access to procedure parameters within a Create Table Statement

Within SQL stored procedures, I would like to gain the ability to reference a stored procedure's parameters within a create table statement. The current alternative I use is to create a qtemp table with fields matching the parameters that need to ...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Allow a SQL stored procedure to use 3 part naming without having to create a custom *SQLPKG on each target.

6 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Needs more information

Support subselect and subquery in the SQL join-condition

Please provide an extended JOIN syntax to support EXISTS (subquery) or IN (subquery) in the join condition. This will facilitate JOINS where NULL values are involved and should be kept. for example: with p(rel1id, a1, a2, a3, x) as ( values (1, 'y...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration