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Status Not under consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 5, 2022

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.

Idea priority Medium
  • Guest
    Dec 16, 2022
    IBM does not intend to provide a solution to this Idea at this time, so it is being closed.

    While we understand the value of this information, the work required to determine this wait time is not easy to accomplish, requiring a high development cost. Considering the higher priority of other enhancements in our backlog, we are unlikely to find resources to implement this in the next 2-3 years. For that reason, we must decline this request.

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development