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Db2 for i

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Enhance VARCHAR format option for EUR,JIS,ISO,USA but for LOCAL option

Today, VARCHAR supports a 2nd parameter when the first parameter is a date/time value. That 2nd parameter returns the resulting date value in the designated format. The LOCAL option returns the value in the Job's format. I would like this enhanced...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Add Program/Library and Job to Index Advised Table

The index advised table (and the according Navigator interfaces) should be enhanced by adding the (last) program and job identification that caused that specific index advise to be added/updated. Use Case: In order to perform general application p...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Startup JVM on QZDASOINIT prestart process.

Would like the ability to specify a program or command to execute that will start up a JVM, for each of my prestarted QZDASOINIT jobs. Use Case: I have about 100+ customers running web apps, and connected via JDBC pooling from Spring. We are runni...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Can't change journal for a view

Once a view is created there is no way to change the journal that it is attached to. Command Error rcvdENDJRNPF -> not a physical.ENDJRNAP -> not an access pathENDJRNOBJ -> not a dataqueue or dataarea. Please allow one of these commands f...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Additional CAST support for XML

The XML datatype currently has no CAST support to other datatypes like CHAR, VARCHAR, CLOB, BLOB which makes migrations difficult (requires programs to be written). Use Case: We have an existing database with XML in CLOB fields which doesn't work ...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Allow characters for DLVALUE

The DLVALUE statement might allow % and accented characters to be able to insert more diverse URL-compatible links Use Case: insert into dtalnk values('a', dlvalue('' , 'URL' ) ) with NC; or insert in...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

sql describe for embedded SELECT (embedded in CREATE or INSERT)

I work into a security software, and I have to identify when sensitive data are readRCAC is not always the solution.For example : when sensitive data are worked from a well known program, it is ok,But when the same data are worked from STRSQL or A...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 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.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Functionality already exists

Add option to NOT generate QPJOBLOG spoolfiles when debugging SQL RPG programs.

When debugging a SQLRPGLE program and the files used in the program are large, the system generates hundreds of spool files QPJOBLOG which are all basically the same and have no useful information. It takes time to delete and slows the debug proce...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 8 Not under consideration

IBM DB2 SQL Table: Database Manger Identity / Duplicate Key

SQL Table created in IBM Navigator for I. Identity column created as decimal, 9 in length. Database manager generates value is set to always and cycle values when the maximum or minimum value is reached is checked. There is also a primary key cons...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration