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Db2 for i

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Fix DSPF to allow Fields on REFFLD that use full 128 character DDL long names

Our team uses has old DDS DSPFs and new ones built using PROFOUNDUI. Product DDS DSPF currently has a 32-character limit for long names/Aliases for fields referenced using REFFLD keyword. This limit should be extended to use the full 128 character...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Future consideration

Add who created PF and LF members in DSPF command

For security as well as maintenance/cleanup reasons, it would be helpful to know the user name associated with creating members within a physical and/or logical file. Use Case: When a duplicate member was present in a control file that is used for...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Use of unqualified objects in SQL-based triggers

When connecting to db2 on our iSeries we are used to using jt400/jdbc property naming=system, which enables us to use unqualified objects like tables, stored procedures and such. This brings great flexibility. When a trigger containing unqualified...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Severe problem with command RCLDBXREF while trying to rebuild the system catalogues tables.

We recently ran into severe problems with command RCLDBXREF & as a result would like to see a few changes made. Last week (11/01/18) we noticed that system catalogue table QADBFDEP was missing entries for certain joint logical files on our pro...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Add the DETAILED_INFO paramater to the OBJECT_STATISTICS Table Function

The OBJECT_STATISTICS UDTF in QSYS2 is getting better all the time. However the *ALLSIMPLE concept that was later added to other UDTFs via their DETAILED_INFO parameter would benefit OBJECT_STATISTICS as well. Originally the Object Name could cont...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Disabled the looging of negative sql codes in the JOBLOG of a JOB

In RGP developments embedding SQL when we encounter a Negative SQL code, even if it is managed in the program, it returns lines in the processing JOBLOG.So a log of several thousand lines is generated if the program returns a lot of negative SQL c...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

DB2 for i PTF services to use ESA configuration for internet access

SYSTOOLS.GROUP_PTF_CURRENCY and SYSTOOLS.GROUP_PTF_DETAILS are great tools to keep track of missing PTFs on a system. When running SQL statement against this view, there is an internet connection from the system to PSP documents. This is a direct ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Provide an Obscure Parameter attribute to SQL Functions for security purposes

When running a UDTF or UDF or even a stored procedure, we may be passing in sensitive information, such as passwords, security codes or credit card numbers. Similar to CL Command's DSPINPUT (display input) parameter, we need a way to hide that sen...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Column Heading for CPYTOIMPF

I had a client requesting an enhancement for column heading in cpyto/frmimpf. He wants to be able to import text or alias via the ADDCOLNAM parameter. He was expecting *SQL to give him the results but he was using a DDS file with text. He pointed ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Increase the maximum size of LOB objects to at least 4GB but perferrably 2TB

The 2GB "limit" on LOB objects is sometime painful. The limit should be at least 4GB but other databases support LOB sizes up to 2TB. So since this is the premiere database, I think we should also have the highest limits.
11 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration