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When performing federated queries from Db2 to Presto, it seems that the option TIMESTAMPFORMAT ( ) for setting the timestamp format of the data source does currently have no impact when speci...
about 1 month ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Support federation to Presto using JWT authentication

Customer does not allow user/password authentication to data sources, including Db2 and Presto ( With the help from the labs we managed to configure Presto in to accept JWT authentication; for this an idea has been creat...
3 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Submitted

Make DB2 federation option DB2_TWO_PHASE_COMMIT compatible with HOST and PORT options

The new Db2 11.5 HOST and PORT options (see remove the need to catalog federated source Db2 databases for standard connections. This simplifies configuration. However, for two phase comm...
5 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Enable federation between db2 luw to SQLMI (AZURE)

Some of our Sybase data sources moved to SQLMI (AZURE) when we setup federation from db2luw to SQLMI (similar to sql server) its not working
10 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Add Federation support for Apache Cassandra

Officially support and optimize performance from Federation (Db2 Linux/Unix/Windows) server to Apache Cassandra databases. We need to support as many data sources as possible as the move towards non-homogeneous data ingestion continues.
12 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Future consideration

2-Phase commit for JDBC driver to Postgres

We use a replication solution which utilizes DB2 LUW Federation as a link between DB2 z/OS (source database) and Postgres (target database). So the picture is as follows: SQL Replication 11.4 -Db2 z/OS 12 on mainframe, -Db2 LUW Federation 11.5.8, ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 1 Needs more information

Enhance Db2 Federation to support LOBs as remote procedure parameters

Currently LOBs are not supported as an input/output parameters for a remote stored procedure in Oracle via federation. This creates a limitation of 32k (VARCHAR2) at the moment. It would be useful to pass larger strings or XML and be able to map t...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Enhance Db2 Federation to support pushdown of CSE to Oracle

There is a need to support the pushdown of CSEs (Common Subquery Expressions) as part of the federation to Oracle databases. This limitation has existed for quite a while and there has been an ongoing request for this functionality for years.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Add support in Db2 Federation for join and aggregation pushdown for MongoDB

Currently, the driver for use with MongoDB does not support the $lookup operator which would allow for the pushdown of the joining of two or more collections to the source DB. Adding support would allow for joining collections at the source and re...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Add support for a CLOB data type for MongoDB federation

Currently a long string or text field greater than 32k is truncated when fetching from MongoDB. This limits the data that can be retrieved and processed via Federation from MongoDB and other NoSQL data sources.
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0