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Db2 for i

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Extend the JOB_LOCK_INFO UDTF to provide the current awaited time

Please extend the JOB_LOCK_INFO UDTF to also provide the current wait duration for pending locks. This would enable easier automatic detection of erroneous locks and hanging jobs.
over 1 year ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Prevent ALTER TABLE when field size expanded and there is a field procedure

When a field procedure is assigned to a field, in our case for purposes of encrypting the field data, and an ALTER TABLE is allowed to execute against the field to expand the field size, then data corruption occurs. Use Case: Example Create table ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 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.
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

CPYTOSTMF

The CPYTOSTMF does not have the functionality to create a "Native Excel" XLS or XLSX file when the FROMFILE is an Physical file . Currently the CPYTOSTMF creates a delimited file separating fields using a comma, tilde, semicolon, etc. Suggest the ...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 6 Not under consideration

Support subselect and subquery in the SQL join-condition

Please provide an extended JOIN syntax to support EXISTS (subquery) or IN (subquery) in the join condition. This will facilitate JOINS where NULL values are involved and should be kept. for example: with p(rel1id, a1, a2, a3, x) as ( values (1, 'y...
about 2 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration

Enhance QCMDEXC Scalar function to process an entire result set

I have hit a max limit on the QCMDEXC scalar function. for example, I have 243 jobs in the job scheduler and I need to hold them all with the exception of a few. I have to run my HLDJOBSCDE command using the qcmdexc scalar function about 3 times b...
7 months ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Automatic Journaling of Access Paths

When journaling is started on a library, you can created inheritance rules which will cause journaling to start on objects of type *file, *dtaara, and *dtaq. When indexes are created over tables the object gets journaled (type = *file) but not the...
about 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...
over 6 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 4 Not under consideration

Allow shorter audit value columns

The audit columns defined as GENERATED ALWAYS AS USER, SESSION_USER or CURRENT CLIENT_USERID require the column to be either 18, 128 or 255 bytes. While this is maybe a theoretical limit it makes no sense in 99.999% of the cases as usernames on IB...
about 5 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 1 Not under consideration

Include OBJATTRIBUTE in resultSet from OBJECT_STATISTICS when object name is *ALLSIMPLE

If possible and without impacting performance, please include the OBJATTRIBUTE column with the results when OBJECT_STATISTICS is generating the fast list of objects due to *ALLSIMPLE being specified on the 3rd (object name) parameter. Use Case: Ne...
over 3 years ago in IBM i / Db2 for i 2 Not under consideration