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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

Make the Db2 jdbc driver available in public Maven repository

Copy of an idea from here: thing I really like about open source databases is that they are so easy to start developing with.In java for example, I can create a project add the maven details for ...
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Db2 LUW SQL Syntax Check

It would be good if Db2 LUW had a SQL, SQL/PL syntax check engine. You can check queries for correct syntax by using the explain facility, but this doesn't work with DDL statements, functions and stored procedures. An SQL syntax check engine would...
18 days ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Submitted

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 ...
6 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Submitted

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


COMMIT NOWAIT could be used to accelerate commit processing (releasing locks while log data not yet written to disk nor transferred to HADR standby) . There are applications that know how to restart their database transaction in case the transacti...
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

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 ...
over 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* ##################################################### ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

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

As the knowledgecenter states in "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

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...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration