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Status Future consideration
Workspace IBM i
Categories Db2 for i
Created by Guest
Created on Dec 5, 2022

Extend MERGE Statement to support NOT MATCHED BY SOURCE

Please add an option to perform an action if there was no match in the source table, this would allow us to for example delete old rows in the target table. At the moment we need to do an additional full outer join on the target table to solve this problem.

Idea priority Low
  • Admin
    Sabine Jordan
    Jan 19, 2023

    The CEAC has reviewed this requirement and recommends that IBM view this as a HIGH priority requirement that is important to address as this feature is standard on other DB2 implementations

    Background: The COMMON Europe Advisory Council (CEAC) members have a broad range of experience in working with small and medium-sized IBM i customers. CEAC has a crucial role in working with IBM i development to help assess the value and impact of individual RFEs on the broader IBM i community and has therefore reviewed your RFE.

    To find out how CEAC help to shape the future of IBM i, see CEAC @ ibm.biz/BdYSYj and the article "The Five Hottest IBM i RFEs Of The Quarter" at ibm.biz/BdYSZT

    Sabine Jordan + Sara Anrdres – CEAC Program Manager, IBM

  • Guest
    Jan 3, 2023
    IBM will use this Idea as input to planning, but no commitment is made or implied. This Idea will be updated in the future if IBM implements it.

    Db2 for i development team
    IBM Power Systems Development