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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...
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...
Global Variables: A global variable can be created with a default value. Each session that uses it will then instantiate a version of that global variable, with the default value and any change in the value is limited in scope to its unit-of-work....
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...
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...
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...
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...
Allow Table-Valued-Function (TVF) within DB2 SQL PL Module
Within a SQL PL MODULE, a Table-Valued-Function/TVF cannot be created, but outside of a MODULE, this can be done. This seems to be a restriction on MODULE functionality given that they are an analog to PL/SQL PACKAGES. Our request is to allow the ...
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