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Functions for converting Unix Epoch Time and Dealing with RHEL 8 Native Posix MQ

SQL scalar functions for Converting between human-readable date/time and Unix Epoch Time. For example:db2 "values ept2date(123456789,0)" is equivalent to Linux GNU date commanddate -d "1970-01-01 1234567890 sec UTCdb2 "values "date2ept('now')"is e...
3 days ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Submitted

Enabling readonly mode for database or user. (DB2 LUW)

Would like to see a db level and a user level parameter to enable readonly mode at database level or user level. Currently need to run set of statements to achieve this, which makes management difficult. A single statement to enable readonly mode...
4 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Start Commandline-Script in Stored Procedure

Executes external commandline-scripts from stored procedure.The stored procedure call should work like following:select * from (VALUES '`sh /tmp/test.sh`') AS TEMP(Testoutput);With the script i check if new created tables or views from developmen...
7 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Start Commandline-Script in Stored Procedure

It will be nice to start a Commandline-Script like test.sh from attachement in DB2-Stored Procedures.In db2 commandline call it allready works:db2 " select * from (VALUES '`sh /tmp/test.sh`') AS TEMP(Testoutput) "Commandline Result:TESTOUTPUT-----...
7 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION

Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441).Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gener...
7 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

DB2Z-Allow for EXCHANGE DATA function on Clone table to NOT put packages in VALID status of 'A'

We have processes that use the clone table feature to allow for non disruptive load operations. When we do the exchange data the packages on the primary table move to a VALID STATUS of 'A' when they had a status of 'Y' previously. This creates iss...
11 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

SQL20342 error should include schema when transferring ownership

When executing a transfer ownership over a stored procedure to a user that does not have privilege over another stored procedure, then Db2 raises this error message:SQL20342N auth-ID does not have one or more required privileges "EXECUTE" on objec...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Drop STP SQL with dependency of other STP SQL type NATIVE

We have a general purpose StoredProcedure (STPX1) that is called by other native StoredProcedures (STPA1, STPA2, STPA3, etc) that have CALL statements to STPX1, If I need DROP the STP STPX1 (for recreate later) I receive the error -478 for depend...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Allow table compression to be disabled for DGTTs and CGTTs

In short: OLTP applications frequently encounter performance issues because DB2 enables table compression by default for all DGTTs / CGTTs.Details from a real-time example:When inserting 40K rows to a DGTT, it takes 2 seconds.When we immediately i...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Allow SELECT INTO to assign query results to Local Variables within a Function/Procedure

When trying to assign a query result to local variables within a PROCEDURE or FUNCTION using Dynamic SQL only a DYNAMIC CURSOR (see below) can be used which leads to more complicated and lengthy code. However, using SELECT INTO (see below) could b...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration