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5733-ICC and BRMS - Backup metadata should be saved on the cloud next to each backup to ease restore process
When using IBM Cloud Storage Solutions for i with BRMS we can backup and upload the virtual media to ICOS and other object storage service providers. Virtual tape media, by default, is componesed of 30GB media files and sometimes you need to avoid...
about 2 months ago
in IBM i / BRMS
Not under consideration
SQLRPGLE precompiler - allow usage of large VARCHARS by interpreting the same as SQLTYPE(CLOB)
Currently you cannot use large RPGLE VARCHARs (length >= 32705) in EXEC SQL statements. I suggest updating the SQL precompiler and SQL processing so that they can be. This would remove the need for defining SQLTYPE(CLOB) in new programs, VARCHA...
SQLRPGLE precompiler - SQLTYPE(CLOB:x) to VARCHAR instead of to DS
Add a d-spec and/or ctl-opt keyword to instruct the SQL precompiler to convert SQLTYPE(CLOB:x) (and BLOB etc.) to VARCHAR(x:4) instead of the UNS(10)/CHAR(x) DS that it currently converts to. // Thisdcl-s myVar1 SQLTYPE(CLOB:X);// Pecompiles to th...
Problem: Netserver jobs do not autostart with CHGTCPSVR SVRSPCVAL(*NETSVR) AUTOSTART(*YES). This issue has been reported in some CASEs and others.Customers are guided to add STRTCPSVR *NETSVR to QSTRUPPGM. Fix NetServer jobs to start with AUTOSTAR...
In RDi 9.8, the IBM i Search (CTRL-H => IBM i Search) doesn't retain the prior Member filter. Prior versions (e.g. 9.6) did so. This means that the vaule must be suppplied every time. Previously, I set it to "*" once and never had to change it ...
Rational Developer for i version 9.8 always defaults to a blank Member filter when doing an IBM i Search (CTRL-H => IBM i Search). This means the "*" has to be entered every time. This was a change from prior versions (like 9.6) which defaulted...
Allow APYJRNCHG and RMVJRNCHG to use remote journal receivers
APYJRNCHG and RMVJRNCHG do not allow remote journal receivers to be used, however after saving the receivers and restoring them into the receiver library of the local journal, they can be used without a problem. This however needs manual steps and...
improve MERGE by adding the option "WHEN NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE THEN DELETE"
Today, it is impossible to use the DELETE clause behind WHEN NOT MATCHED.Some DBMS other than DB2 allow this.Would it be possible to add this feature, like in this example ? MERGE target_table USING source_table ON merge_condition WHEN MATCHED THE...
The 88 level number is not used to declare a variable, but it is used to provide a descriptive name for a condition, used to improve the readability of COBOL programs. In RPG can be coded e.g. as dcl-s flag char(1); dcl-s flag_on referer(flag) val...
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