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Increase the maximum allowed size of DB2 V10.5 data types in create nickname

SQL Create Nickname statement returns the following error:SQL0901N The SQL statement failed because of a non-severesystem error. Subsequent SQL statements can be processed. (Reason "Invalid nickname column length". SQLSTATE=58004, SQLCODE=-901, DR...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

support of the new data type NUMERIC from Teradata

Creating a nickname to a teradata server ends with error: SQL3324N Column "xxxx" has a type of "N " which is not recognized. Target column type NUMERIC is not recognized
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

FED DB2 WIN 10.5 - MS SQL - DATE & TIME Columns converted to VARCHAR in DB2 NICKNAMES

IBM DB2 LUW Support Team asked me to use the SQL Server driver 6.01.7601.17514 for my FEDERATION between a DB2 10.5 FP6 WINDOWS and MS SQL2012.This, to solve an issue with bad conversion of VARCHAR & VARBINARY (max).Now, I've another issue rel...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Enable "Handle Numeric Data Errors" for DRDA servers

On the iseries/AS400 it's possible that a table contains non numeric data in a numeric column.In order to allow access to such tables, without getting an exception, there is a "Handle Numeric Data Errors" for OleDB connections:http://www-01.ibm.co...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Codepage SERVER option for DRDA Wrapper and IBM DB2 data sources of Federation Server

When the code point size differs between the federated database and the remote data source, you can get truncated data returned or insertion or update failures. For DB2 datasources (DRDA Wrapper) we need to manually adjust nickname column size or ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

HADR+F2PC

The customer uses Federation to access tables between two DB2 databases. DB2 V9.7. There is Q Rep and HADR in place and no issues reported for past few years. Now the customer upgraded the instance to version 10.5.Once the databases were migrated,...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Update an Oracle table thru Fed Server

Since we have chinese characters in db2, we need to have default sorting by pinyin. Therefore, we can only add Collating sequence (CLDR181_LZH) when creating the db. However, when we use Federation Server which connect to Oracle, I can't use strin...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

Infosphere Federation Server support for REST/Json

We have Federation Server 10.5 and trying to connect to one of our data source. The service available is REST/Json. We want some support in federating to rest/json from our federation server. The web service wrapper available in the federation ser...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration

predicates blocked when temp table involved in federated joins

Unacceptable slowness and/or timeout for affected SQL due to predicate blocking resulting in fetching all data from backend
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0

Range-Partitioning support for dimensional ranges (not to be confused with MDC)(RIMS)

Customer has use-cases for defining range-partitions across dimensions and not just columns. Currently, DB2 only supports ranges defined across columns (see Discussion section for an example).
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Federation 0 Not under consideration