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Customer's model so far has been to minimize their deployment of unicode databases (it has to do with complexity and db2 skilling), so for cases where they require some columns of unicode data, they want a built-in DB2 datatype to support this. Fo...
Online ALTER TABLE ability to rename column; change nullability; drop col.; etc.(RIMS)
Customer wants ALTER TABLE to be more robust. Specifically, the ability to rename a table's column, drop a column, change nullibility and other unsupported attributes. ï¿½ To accomplish this now the table must be recreated and repopulated, which i...
DB2 to add support for Oracle equivalent UTL_RAW package methods.
Oracle provided UTL_RAW to do bit calculation and comparison. After setting DB2 COMPATIBILITY VECTOR for ORA also we don't have any support for these packages in DB2. Oracle's UTL_RAW functions e.g. BIT_AND does not have any limitation on input RA...
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