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PIVOT/UNPIVOT (oracle function)

It is required for higher oracle sql compatibility,
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

connect_by_iscycle in Oracle

When we migrate from oracle application, the connect_by_iscycle is very difficult to implement at Db2 .
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Expanding limit of Maximum number of columns in a table - Db2

Hi, In Db2, currently we have the limit of 1012 as maximum number of columns in a table, We would request you to exapand this limit. thank you! Regards, Sankar
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Not under consideration

Bitwise operators bigger then 64 or 113 bits

We use the bitwise operators for a lot of things. Right now bitwise operators are limited to a 64 bits or 113 bits. We have a need to use bitwise operators at let's say 8192 bits; a number bigger than 113 bits.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Fill gap with Oracle optimizer on RP tables

DB2 optimizer in v10.5/v11.1 has still several weaknesses in generating correct plan when using RP tables, because it bases its plan only on global stats when partition (data and indexes) stats are available. Case TS001150102
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Allow CREATE/REPLACE for users other than owner

Currently on Db2 LUW CREATE OR REPLACE is only allowed for the owner of a database object. CREATE OR REPLACE authorization should be opened up to allow create/replace by anyone who has the ability to drop the object and to create the object with a...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Not under consideration

Foreign key with on update "cascade"

As part of the SQL 92 standard, there is a referential action for foreign key that allows to update on cascade.The following link is the SQL 92 standard:http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/~shadow/sql/sql1992.txt In the Section 11.8, there is the fo...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

TRANSFER OWNERSHIP for entire schema

During SAP system migration all objects in a schema need TRANSFER OWNERSHIP. This takes quite long (many minutes) for > 100.000 objects.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

v11.1.2.2 generates SQL plan missing rownum pushdown available in v10.1+

what reported in TS000061806 - v11.1.2.2+ specific missing rownum pushdown NOT seen in ("DB2 v10.1.0.3", "special_36763", "IP23516_36763", and Fix Pack "3")
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Allow modification of column-organized columns

Currently, in column-organized tables you cannot alter or rename columns and you even cannot drop columns. The only allowed operation is to add a column. This renders the column-based-tables pretty useless because in a normal environment, it must ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration