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Db2 for i

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SQL Enhancement - CREATE OR REPLACE INDEX

Please implement CREATE OR REPLACE INDEX Use Case: In setting up a source member for a CMS to create or change an index through RUNSQLSTM, if the index already exists, it errors out. If I precede the CREATE INDEX with a DROP INDEX, it errors out i...
over 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Future consideration

Requesting AUDIT_JOURNAL_SF table function

I have hundreds of printer devices and output queue entries. Many are obsolete. I would like to query the audit journal for SF entries for the latest entry involving any device and/or output queue. Something like select printer, max(entry_timestam...
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

Visual explain as a SQL - IBM i service

Visual explain is a vital tool to get the information about how a SQL statement is processed and to understand the nature of SQL queries. However, it can be quite complicated to oververview complicated queries and the graph can be quite chaotic. M...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 3 Not under consideration

Custom HTTP Header Fields Should Replace Supplied Defaults in the QSYS2 HTTP Functions

When using the QSYS2 HTTP functions, custom HTTP request fields can be supplied. These supplied fields should replace any defaults provided by the HTTP functions. For example, the HTTP request field "Host" is automatically supplied by the HTTP fun...
5 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Is a defect

Add a SQL Function to verify JWT (JSON Web Token)

We provide Webservices on IBM. The webservice consumers do an authentication with different types of tokens, e.g. RS256 (azure) or keycloak. It is very difficult, to verify such tokens in RPGLE. Yes, there are APIs like qc3verifysignature. But it ...
8 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

improvement to SEND_EMAIL, add BLOB/CLOB as attachment

Be able to serve BLOB/CLOB objects as an attachment directly with SEND_EMAIL.
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

improvement to SEND_EMAIL, multiple recipents and attachments

Make it possible to use multiple e-mail adresses in TO_EMAIL, also add CC_EMAIL and BCC_EMAIL. Make it possible to send multiple attachments in the ATTACHMENT field.
4 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Future consideration

Allow SQL Precompiler to handle longer names of fields

It must be possible to use long names of fields/attributes defined in qualified data structures when building applications using modern free format RPG with embedded SQL. Use Case: When using names for fields/attributes defined in qualified data s...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 8 Future consideration

Support USER as Default for VARCHAR(10) Columns in Db2 SQL Tables

Currently if I have a table with a varchar(10) field in it, I cannot specify DEFAULT USER or any of the other user registers because they are 18 bytes or longer.However on IBM i, user Profiles are 10.It would save me having to write a Trigger for ...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Future consideration

CTE support in MERGE statement

Currently MERGE statements in DB2 for i do not support the use of CTEs inside the using clause. Use Case: Lately, I've come across the need for this funtionality several times when I had to update large amounts of records in our ERP with data gath...
over 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Future consideration