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Db2 for i

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API for Access Path Rebuild Progress

We commonly have access path rebuilds occurring post the vary on of an IASP. We would like the capability to monitor the progress of the access path rebuilds from a batch job rather than just the screen. Use Case: We run a superannuation system on...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 8 Future consideration

Include OBJATTRIBUTE in resultSet from OBJECT_STATISTICS when object name is *ALLSIMPLE

If possible and without impacting performance, please include the OBJATTRIBUTE column with the results when OBJECT_STATISTICS is generating the fast list of objects due to *ALLSIMPLE being specified on the 3rd (object name) parameter. Use Case: Ne...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Allow column alias names in having clause

Allow column alias names in having clause. Use Case: Excuse my bad english... When we use the having clause, we refers to a aggregate function of the select list. SELECT field, COUNT(*) AS counterFROM table GROUP BY field HAVING COUNT(*)>100 It...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Add FOR COLUMN or FOR SYSTEM NAME to Function Return Column Definitions

For User-defined SQL Function, today we can define returned column name using up to 128 characters. There currently (as far as I know) is no way to also assign a shorter, more memorable "System Column Name" to the returned parameter. For example:...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Update cascade on constraints

Update cascade is allowed in other databases but, is restricted in DB2 for i, as more developers are modernizing their tables and are using constraints, referential integrity etc. This is going to be needed more and more.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

DBMS_OUTPUT (or alternative)

When writing compound statements and executing them interactively I would like to display certain output.
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Functionality already exists

Make it possible to also define SYSTEM NAME for short LONG NAME for tables

When creating an SQL Table we define long descriptive names for them. We also define SYSTEN NAME that is used to name RPG Procedure Source files, Modules and Service Programs. When the descriptive "LONG NAME" is 10 letters long or shorter it is ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

have STRSQL inform user about *POINTER output in table functions

playing around with new functions like qsys2.ifs_object_statistics.First was confused when using STRSQL that PATH_NAME is reported as *POINTER; using the iACS GUI execute SQL function the result was ok.Have STRSQL either display correct values (ev...
about 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Document Display_Journal_Entry_Info

Found this undocumented feature Display_Journal_Entry_InfoI'd like it documented and supported. Use Case: Bust apart the journal entry data.
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Add weakly distinct types to V7R3

Hi, Please support "weak types" as documented at on V7R3 as well. This would be a major benefit in migrating DDS based databases with REF FLD's to SQL. Thanks,Paul Use Case: Hi, Please support "weak t...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration