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EXIT, GOTO, CONTINUE in a Exception block (PLSQL)

Oracle PLSQL supports EXIT, GOTO and CONTINUE in a exception block, but Db2 doesn't. For higher migration convenience, Please support them.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Support compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs without an active DB2 connection

The compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs on the z/OS mainframe is possible without an active database connection.This does not work on the AIX platform, which requires a database connection during compilation and a DB user withsufficient privile...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

CASE with EXISTS in UPDATE returns SQL0582N, which is inconsistent behavior with db2 z/OS

db2 "update test_tab set c1=case when exists (selectc2 from test_tab where c2=1) then 'A' else 'B' END" DB21034E The command was processed as an SQL statement because it was not a valid Command Line Processor command. During SQL processing it r...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

PL/SQL compatibility - default values of procedure parameters

Currently DB2 does not fully support Oracle-style definition of default parameters in PL/SQL stored procedures (including those in functions).The following definition works in Oracle, but requires modification in DB2:CREATE OR REPLACE PACKAGE mysc...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

DENSE_RANK FIRST/LAST (Oracle function)

It is required for higher oracle sql compatibility,
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

DGTT ON COMMIT DROP OPTION

DB2 z/os supports that DGTT tabe can be drop on commit. My customer who is migrating to db2 luw want to drop table on commit as well.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

NCHR for db2 LUW (new scalar function)

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 ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Date type compatibility in ORA mode

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.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for Oracle functions after compatibility vector is set to ORA

1. DB2 does not support sys_guid() function even after oracle vector is being set. 2. DB2 does not support DBMS_SESSION3. FROM_TZ function is not supported. 4. REGEXP_REPLACE is not supported
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 3 Not under consideration