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Db2 for i

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Enhance the QCMDEXC Scalar Function

Add a Third parameter to the function. There are two possibilities. Preview – Allows you to preview the command before executing it. Display – allows you to display the command but, the command executes. This would be use for anyone that needs to ...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

support for Field Procedure for Date fields with default value Current date

Currently field procedure cannot be applied to DATE type fields with default value ‘Current date' I would like to know if there is any way to remove this limitation. Use Case: Field Procedure
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

CL Command to control Database Statistics

The Update Statistics Collections (QDBSTUS, QdbstUpdateStatistics) API has a way to set the "block system statistics collections option" -- I would like a simple way to do this through CL (either a new command or an enhancement to CHGPF). If a new...
almost 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

RGZPFM While Active, show jobs locking object in the job log

When performing a RGZPFM with ALWCANCEL(*YES), if the job completes but cannot return the deleted space due to the file being locked by other jobs, it would be useful if a message was issued in the RGZPFM's joblog, stating that jobs were locking t...
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Complete QSQGNDDL API Output

The QSQGNDDL API does not return the DATFMT / TIMFMT options that can be specified on a CREATE PROCEDURE statement when using the API to generate the source for a previously supported stored procedure. Use Case: For example: On the original create...
about 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Support case insensitive (double) quoted names for PARMS and VARIABLES in SQL/PL

When creating user-written SQL functions or procedures, the name of the parameters with the recent NAMED parameter syntax is difficult to use. The end-user is made to guess the upper/lower case specfiied for parameter that contains quotes but not ...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Change sequence of access path rebuilds to be based on use rather than size

When access paths are rebuilt; the database sequences the rebuilds to occur based on index size descending. Since history tables and indexes may be quite large but are not often used in Production processing; this presents a roadblock to making th...
almost 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Journal entry data to return binary timestamps

In the entry specific data returned by QjoRetrieveJournalEntries it would be useful to have the time/date/timestamp data to be returned in a binary format. For example, either a documented internal database format or the same time format used for ...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Keep leading zero with CPYTOSTMF

IBMi data has to be made available to an external application. It has to be a *TAB seperated "csv" ile. I use CPYTOIMPF to accomplish this, no poblem here. CPYTOIMPF FROMFILE(QTEMP/file) TOSTMF(mycsvfilename) MBROPT(*REPLACE) STMFCCSID(*PCASCII) R...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

User defined fixed journal entry data

While user, job, and program are helpful in auditing of journal entries, they have limited use on server jobs where multiple clients and sessions connect and change data from a pool of jobs (http server for example). Enhance the fixed length optio...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration