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Enhance SYSIBM.SQLFUNCTIONS to deliver meta data required by JCC (JDBC V4)
This is a quite old story. Back in 2015 this had already been addresses by COGNOS team IBM internally, but due to the possible impact to existing applications, it was refused to open an APAR for this issue. But RFE or DCR has not been opened by CO...
Default of for read only for all select statements
As you might have noticed, the "for read only" clause of the select statement in DB2 is not widely known nor used. Most standards select statements going through the DB2 engine have the risk of becoming an ambiguous cursor with sub-optimal perform...
Oracle supports NCHR function. To migrate oracle application, we need this scalar function.
NCHR returns the character having the binary equivalent to number in the national character set. The value returned is always NVARCHAR2. This function is ...
Currently the next value of a sequence can not be easily retrieved from the catalog after a ALTER SEQUENCE command (without retrieving it and increasing it at the same time). Especially when moving from one environment to another it is important t...
Sharing locks between transaction branches also when setting INTRA_PARALLEL is set to YES
We are using DB2 11 for LUW and for an application server we have IBM WebSphere Application Server 9. We have a cluster environment containing several servers.
Our applications are running on different application servers(cluster environment) an...
Although Oracle compatibility mode, the result of date type operation differs from that of Oracle. Because the output are different, customer need to modify the application source. so they wants to see the same result as Oracle.
There exists a fundamental issue whereby if a query predicate is > HIGH2KEY then the optimiser always estimates cardinality of 1.For date/time related columns this is an issue as there may always be data beyond HIGH2KEY even immediately after r...
support array fetches for embedded SQL COBOL applications
With Db2 Version 11.1 Mod3 Fix Pack3 iFix001 for Linux, UNIX, and Windows, the CLP command precompile or prep now supports EXEC SQL statements like this: EXEC SQL FETCH c1 FOR :cnt ROWS INTO :pname, :deptEND-EXEC. However, DB2 precompiler services...
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