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Db2 for i

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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

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

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

Add ability to retrieve Commit Resources to QjoRetrieveJournalInformation

Would like to have the ability to retrieve the Commit Resource information from the journal in the same way as you can see the information in the WRKJRNA screen. This will allow us to determine any open commit cycles in a remote journal object at ...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Problem with CPYFRMIMPF command and file with CCSID = 1208 UTF-8

When using command CPYFRMIMPF FROMCCSID(1208) UTF-8 and *FIXED format, each national characters coded on 2 bytes are causing shifting of data in output file. As explained by iGSC in PMR 61492,001,822 when using *FIXED format and multi-byte code po...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 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

Change/set sort sequence for SQL tables

Could a way be developed to easily alter the sort sequence of a SQL table? For DDS tables there is an option in the CRTPF and CHGPF to set the sort sequence, so hopefully this won't be too hard to do. Use Case: We ran into an issue when SQL tables...
over 7 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

System i native support for MS-SQL Server Connection

Native Support for System i to connect to MS-SQL Server using the remote Database entry (ADDRDBDIRE).Connection should support SELECT, UPDATE, INSERT to provide a possibility for data exchange.There are exists a lot of open souce tools which works...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Support derived keys on field procs

System: Customer Service Maintenance Actor: User needing a previously available feature. Description: Hiper group PTF SI39169, released on 04/21/2010, added a constraint that restricted the creation of logical files with derived keys (functions su...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Make PTF listing available in XML output

I was looking at all the great "IBM i Services" and I thought of a new one:List the PTF's available at IBM which are not on my system.However I thought of doing it on my own. First I looked athttp://www-912.ibm.com/a_dir/as4ptf.nsf/WWWPTFBYDATE?Re...
almost 8 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration