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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Aug 20, 2019

Add Journal Entry Type for TRUNCATE TABLE

Add Journal Code "D" Entry Type "TT" or equivalent ("F-CR") on the SQL TRUNCATE TABLE event.

Use Case:

Current state, TRUNCATE TABLE creates a journal entry of F-CH and D-CG which states that the file has changed, these are the same entries written to the journal with a command like
The TRUNCATE command clears the table and that should be reflected in the journal just as the CLRPFM action is journaled.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Jun 11, 2020

    IBM does not intend to provide the requested solution to this request at this time, so it is being closed.

    For TRUNCATE TABLE when there is data in the table, a journal entry of F- CR is created, indicating a physical file member was cleared. This is the same entry that is created for CLRPFM. There are no plans to generate an SQL statement version of this journal entry.

  • Guest
    Nov 14, 2019

    Due to processing by IBM, this request was reassigned to have the following updated attributes:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Db2 for i
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None

    For recording keeping, the previous attributes were:
    Brand - Servers and Systems Software
    Product family - Power Systems
    Product - IBM i
    Component - Security
    Operating system - IBM i
    Source - None