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Backport IFS source support for CRTPF & CRTDSPF to 7,2

Please backport the changes to CRTPF & CRTDSPF to support storing source in the IFS to 7.2. Use Case: From the description of SI66797: APAR Error Description / Circumvention -----------------------------------------------CL compiler does not s...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

IBM I DB2 - allow a wildcard filter across a resultset row on select

I'm am reviewing REST API programming. I found this article http://www.vinaysahni.com/best-practices-for-a-pragmatic-restful-api#advanced-queries. With regard to 'Searching' being used with pagination, then I run into a problem. Basically I can't ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

api QDBRTVSN response time too long

I have a security feature based on library and group profile of the current users. the application is a very intensive client-access application.more than 18000 sql for the main job for a duration of 4 minutes 51 seconds. the feature retrieve Libr...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Referential Constraint issues job log

The problem: qsqsrvr running an SQL request and it receives back an error: SQL0352. The qsqsrver job then job logs. I am depending on the database to give me this feedback (SQL0352) however I want to control whether or not it job logs. Per the PMR...
almost 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Enhance SYSTOOLS.CHECK_SYSROUTINE & CHECK_SYSCST

Enhance SYSTOOLS.CHECK_SYSROUTINE & CHECK_SYSCST to include a "remote schema" parameter. Use Case: Allow easy comparison of SQL objects in test schemas & multi-tenant environments.
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Change/set sort sequence for SQL tables

Could a way be developed to easily alter the sort sequence of a SQL table? For DDS tables there is an option in the CRTPF and CHGPF to set the sort sequence, so hopefully this won't be too hard to do. Use Case: We ran into an issue when SQL tables...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

File journals

When upgrading from V6R1 to V7R1 we are no longer able to associate journal receivers with the journal after making file changes. We never had an issue until the upgrade to V7R1 and we have made numerous file changes without issues on V6R1. Techni...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Support derived keys on field procs

System: Customer Service Maintenance Actor: User needing a previously available feature. Description: Hiper group PTF SI39169, released on 04/21/2010, added a constraint that restricted the creation of logical files with derived keys (functions su...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Allow overriding system value on update of audit columns

Currently doing an SQL update with overriding system value on a column defined as "Generated Always For Each Row on Update as Row Change" results in an SQL0109 saying that it is only allowed on columns defined as Generated Always ??? (probably it ...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

php DB2 database extension and XML mismatch when Hebrew characters and numbers are used

Hebrew issues with DB2 and XML XML output the data in a reversed order.....Letters before Numbers while in the records are in the database as numbers(date) than Hebrew letters (see attachment) IBM i DB2 database record:see attachment DB2HebData.pn...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Is a defect