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Db2 for i

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DBMON filtering enchancement when apllying on a Table

When starting a DBMON and filtering on a Table basis, FTRFILE, we would like to be able to see all sql traffic against this table, (successful, warnings and erroneous). Currently we are only able to see successfully executed sql statements. Use Ca...
over 4 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Table Reorganizations

Table Reorganizations option from Iseries Navigator does not periodically update the status of rows being reorganized. It waits until end to provide status. IBM developer went into tasks and processes and found what the count of rows re-org was. W...
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Allow column alias names in having clause

Allow column alias names in having clause. Use Case: Excuse my bad english... When we use the having clause, we refers to a aggregate function of the select list. SELECT field, COUNT(*) AS counterFROM table GROUP BY field HAVING COUNT(*)>100 It...
about 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

SQL EXPORT command to create export streamfiles in e.g. CSV format

Wouldn't it be nice, if DB2 for i would provide an EXPORT statement, which would generate export streamfiles similar to CPYTOIMPF.e.g. something like EXPORT (SELECT HOST_NAME, PARTITION_ID, NUMBER_OF_PARTITIONS FROM QSYS2.SYSTEM_STATUS_INFO) TO '/...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 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

Timestamp change when altering a partitioned tables partitions

The good (smart) thing about partition table is that when you take a back up you can tell BRMS to take a back up only on changed partitions. When altering a tables partitions, the changed timestamp is changed on all partitions, not just only the o...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Preserve SQL view formatting

When creating complex views their readability is highly dependent on the formatting of the complex SQL statement. When retrieving the SQL definition of an existing view (in order to update it), the majority of the formatting is lost however which ...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

PTF tool to identify missing co, prereq, and delayed ptf

Create application and supporting API to allow a user to query and compare PTF co/prereq and other information to what is installed on an LPAR versus what is available on fix central. Use Case: Use case would be to simplify PTF research. When ther...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

documentation for the journal entries MC

the " F MC" journal entries: https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/ssw_ibm_i_71/rzaki/rzakivarlength.htm#rzakivarlength__TBLOBJLVL contain information about table changes however the details of the table structure are not documented. The tab...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Increase maximum file member size

Increase maximum file member size, currently limited to 1.7TB. Use Case: customer stores large binary objects in file using SQL and reaches file limit. Currently they do not want to separate objects to multiple tables or work with partitioning.
almost 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration