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Competitive databases like Oracle, PostgreSQL and SQL Server along with others have data type TIMESTAMP with TIME ZONE but LUW does not. Our own DB2 on z/OS starting version V11.0 has TIMESTAMP WITH TIMEZONE.
One of the frequent questions I receive from application teams, when dealing with XML data is : What is the max size of my xml documents in database ? What is the average size of them ? Today, Db2 has no easy answer for that.. the LENGTH() functio...
Improve precision for CURRENT_TIMESTAMP on windows
when asking for the CURRENT_TIMESTAMP on Unix systems, we have 6 decimal precisions for the timestamp value. yyyy-mm-dd HH.mm.ss.nnnnnn - TIMESTAMP(6) but for windows, current_Timestamp just provides a milisecond precision yyyy-mm-dd HH.mm.ss.nnn ...
My result set final format needs to be CSV. It would be awesome if I could use SELECT CSV(*) FROM TABLEA to return my result set as a column of CSV format. so for instance I have a requirement to produce a csv file of variable record lengths SELEC...
A lot of applications using unix timestamps (number of seconds since 1970-01-01). For example DMC (Data Management Console) is using this. For DBAs and application developer it would be much easier to have a builtin function to convert this unix t...
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