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refresh fedration cache withouht the need to bounce instance once port number is changed from x to y

We have fedration defined from db2 to db2 v1 11 servers.once we update the port number of the fedration server we started getting errors like below SQL30080N A communication error "111" occurred sending or receiving data from the remote database. ...
10 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Future consideration

on DB2 LUW , Create all indexes on nicknames, including those with key greater than 1024 bytes

When I create a nickname on a remote table with an index and the index key is greater than 1024 bytes, the index spécification is not created on the local database :There is no warning for this when the nickname is created, nothing in db2diag.log ...
4 months ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Future consideration

Add MS SQL Server 2019 support in Federation & Q-Replication...

TSMC needs to replicate data from DB2 ESE to MS SQL Server 2019. As you know, MS SQL Server 2019 already been GA recently (2019/11/04, they are requesting this new feature...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Support of data type "NUMBER" for JDBC wrapper

SQL1823N No data type mapping exists for data type "NUMBER" from Server "xxx"Case TS000096160
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Federation JDBC Wrappre to Cassandra support

Officially support and optimize performance from Federation (Db2 Linux/Unix/Windows) server to Cassandra databaseImprove data type mappings between Cassandra and Db2.Accessing Cassndra via Federation JDBC wrapper using Cassandra driver from
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Federation support for Transient Schema

Federation Support for transient schema that allows the ability to auto-update nickname for add/drop/alter column statements for an existing table without having to recreate the nickname.Perhaps a tunable that allows for enable|disable for use acr...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

NOT NULL limitation violation of VARCHAR2 in case federated SELECT ''(empty charactor) from Oracle compati Db2 to Native Db2

[Situation]There is a federated system between VARCHAR2 compatibility off w/ NOT NULL limitation column defined table (actual source table) and VARCHAR2 compatibility on w/ NOT NULL limitation column defined nick name (federated) table.[Current de...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Can access federation object in the trigger body

The db2 instance have multiple database, and customer want to access a user table that locate in another database through Db2 trigger .
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

SAP HANA support in Federation Server

Enable aeration between DB2 and SAP HANA DB with ODBC and JDBC
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Delivered

Federation Issue on DB2 ORACLE COMPATIBLE databases when remote is NOT ORACLE COMPATIBLE

When a DB2 Oracle compatible (ORA) is federated against another DB2 DB that is NOT-ORAcle compatible, any select involving char columns results in not pushing down the request to the remote server and transmit the huge amount of records across the...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration