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Application Development

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Conversion DECIMAL do CHAR

We are in the process of migrating data from Db2 z/OS to Db2 LUW. In our many programs we convert DECIMAL data into CHAR, e.g. to display it on the reports in a readable format. Unfortunatelly Db2 LUW formats data diffrently than Db2 z/OS. Let us ...
5 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

When setting 'DB2_COMPATIBILITY_VECTOR=ORA' in non-ora DB, the resulting string length is different.

when it's going to setup "db2set DB2_COMPATIBILITY_VECTOR=ORA"~ $ db2set DB2_COMPATIBILITY_VECTOR=ORA$ db2stop force03/27/2023 18:05:52 0 0 SQL1064N DB2STOP processing was successful.SQL1064N DB2STOP processing was successful.$ db2start03/27/2023 ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 4 Not under consideration

Change replace System-defined in db2 luw to consider NLS characters in search.

Wrong result when executing the replace function with certain characters in the codeset euc-kr DB. (It comes out fine for utf-8 DB, but not for euc-kr.) Case No : TS012082536 *L3 team comment* ##################################################### ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

New behavior added to DEC_TO_CHAR_FMT

SELECT CHAR(DECIMAL(1.92,15,2),',') FROM SYSIBM.SYSDUMMY1 For Db2 z/OS we use setting BIF_COMPATIBILITY = V9_DECIMAL_VARCHAR For this statement we get following results (for Db2 LUW we have parameter DEC_TO_CHAR_FMT set to NEW) : Database Value Da...
3 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

Implemented the support for XA

The .NET core started XA support from .NET 7 but driver has not yet implemented the support for XA in our core package. Functionality is needed to support 2 phase commit in .NET Windows application
3 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

XML type support in Db2 stored procedure debugger

XML data type is not supported in Db2 stored procedure debugger in Data Studio or Visual Studio add-in. We are developing our support for SEPA and ISO 20022 projects using Db2 z/OS native stored procedures. They both heavily depend on XML. It woul...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Better JDBC 4.3 support in the JDBC/JCC driver of Db2 11.5.5

As the knowledgecenter states in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.wn.doc/doc/c_ds_clients_drivers_11-5-5.html "JCC supports new APIs from JDBC 4.3 specification with this release. ... JDBC 4.3 specification...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 4 Not under consideration

Generate UUIDs in DB2

Oracle (sorry to compare!) has ability to generate a UID. We are looking for this function in DB2 Zos and LUW. Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) -- In Oracle Oracle sequences are frequently used to provide unique numbers for primary keys where an...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Other/Unknown 2 Not under consideration

Add the ability to control db2sqljcustomize behavior on untyped host variables and prevent silent data type conversion

We modernize a banking database application originally written in COBOL by migrating the functionality into a new written Java application. During this application migration we noticed that there is an issue with unexpected/unwanted data type con...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Remote DB2 connections via Universal Diver T4 not well balanced.

Sysplex workload balancing does not guarantee that executions are distributed among the available systems. It depends on the capacity of the systems (WLM choose systems with more CPs/ZIIPs), performance index of enclaves, and DB2 system health (fr...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration