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Db2 for i

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Object control level - user defined attribute not persistent

IBM provide an API QLICOBJD which allows us to set some of the attributes of an object. This API is an extension of the CHGOBJD command that only covers limited fields. We use this to store a reference to which object promotion job/date/user etc p...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

OBJECT_LOCK_INFO() table function which accepts library name, object name, and object type - returns list of locks on that object

This is very similar to the OBJECT_LOCK_INFO view, but it can target a specific object similar to WRKOBJLCK command. It should be able to return the locks for the object much more quickly than using the view.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Functionality already exists

Customize CPYTOIMPF command

In CPYTOIMPF command with STRDLM('"') (double quote). Actually function is "ALL THE DATA AND ANY DOUBLE QUOTES IN THE MIDDLE NOW GET AN ADDED DOUBLE QUOTE SO ITS A SINGLE DOUBLE QUOTES". I need what was optional this function using a data area. Us...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration


It would helpful to use an expression like a subselect with DDL, such as: alter sequence XYZ.SEQ1 restart with (select max(ID) + 1from XYZ.TAB1) Use Case: It is common to add rows to a table. If one of the columns is not an identity column but ins...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Support UPSERT statement to improve SQL programming productivity

In-house development team in an IBM i customer here wants to pick up productive database, and UPSERT statement currently supported with PostgreSQL appears so attractive to them for productivity.
about 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Functionality already exists

Allow cross system exception joins

Please allow cross system exception joins. Use Case: -- Not a valid statement. Apparently you cannot do a cross system exception join.-- SQL State: 56023 Vendor Code: -512 Message: [SQL0512] Statement references objects in multiple databases. Caus...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Document SQLCLI attribute to persist open cursors across program boundaries.

SQLCLI cursors are unexpectedly closed when an application returns to a calling program in the stack. The SQLCLI connection persists but the cursors do not. Use Case: Objective: Maintain array of open cursors for connecting client software having ...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Generate an error in the event of memory corruption

We would like an enhancement to protect or ensure that the storage areas that are used by DB2 are not corrupted by a cobol program or RPG program / or if there is corruption that an error is generated ( rather than returning an sql code like +100)...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Return Type for DB2 Coalesce Function Should Be "CHAR" NOT "DECFLOAT(34)" when params are (INT,CHAR) OR (CHAR,INT)

Apparently by design when the DB2 coalesce function evalute parameters consisting of mixed data-types, particularly CHAR(S) and INTEGERS it chooses a return data-type of DECFLOAT(34). When only these data-types are involved it should choose a vari...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

SQL view containing printer IP addresses

I would like an SQL view containing printer IP addresses. This could be a column added to QSYS2.OBJECT_STATISTICS and would return the "RmtLocName" value that is found on the "Display Device Description" panel of the WrkDevD command. Use Case: I h...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Future consideration