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Db2 for i

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Eliminate the Propagation of READS SQL DATA in Caller Functions in SQL

When creating User Defined Table functions in SQL, the CONTAINS SQL, READS SQL DATA and MODIFIES SQL DATA statements are currently propagated up the food chain. This means if a simple function calls another function, that called function's attribu...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add DB2 functions to modify JSON object

Today, with DB2, we have some functions to publish or consume JSON.We don't have any function to modify a JSON object Use Case: Need to modify JSON objects: add or remove a node, change a key or value
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

Provide an ALIAS-like feature for Library Names (SCHEMAs) in SQL statements.

Provide a way to assign an alternate (i.e. "short") name to schemas/libraries when used within an SQL statement. This is different from the Long SQL Name and the Short System Name. What I want to do is something like: select * from table(ST.myfunc...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Enhance RUNSQLSTM C compiler Please!

The C compiler used for compiling SQL Functions and Procedures is badly in need of an update."Create SQL ILE C Object" as it is called limits too much of the C compiler features. Use Case: When RUNSQLSTM calls the "Create SQL ILE C Object" compile...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

IBM i Services (sql) related to hardware

There are a lot of IBM i Services (sql) as tables, views or table functions. They covered almost every part of operating system (powerHA last time), but still there is no such services related to IBM i operating system hardware. Good to have table...
about 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

audit fields

We would like to register info about creation and update of a row (anddelete when it comes to temporal tables). For these lifeCycleEvents', we need to store automatically (once forcreation, always for update) : - current timestamp, - transactionId...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

SQL DB2 change in the for system name

When you create an SQL table and the object identifier specified is a valid system name you can not specifiy a different for system name. I would like to be able to specifiy a different name for compatibility with older programs while using newer ...
almost 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Change the default of CRTPF parameter SIZE

We are on 7.2, going to 7.3 soon. The default for CRTPF is SIZE(10000 1000 3). This means only 13000 records are required before escape message CPA5305 is issued. The default can be changed using CHGCMDDFT, but it's set back to the original IBM se...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 5 Not under consideration

CRTDUPOBJ of a table with long name

As indicated in the document N1017004 , ( http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?crawler=1&uid=nas8N1017004 ) when I want to make a " CRTDUPOBJ " of a table with a long name, I can only change the short name of the table, not its long name....
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Ability to sort WRKQRY/RUNQRY in arrival sequence

With the changes being made to query and its move from the CQE to SQE, this has exposed an issue where it offers no way to sort records in arrival sequence. The record order cannot be guaranteed unless it is specified as a sort field but query has...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration