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Please add a built-in function to reverse a string

Currently to reverse a string, we have to create a udf. The syntax for a simple one was easily available on the SQLTips4Db2 blog .... which IBM has removed. I think Db2 on z has this, and some other variants of SQL out there include it. This is th...
12 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Please add a built-in function for pi

Currently there is no built-in function for pi. It can be calculated using math on trigonometric functions, but this is mildly annoying. Pi is frequently used when working with different random variate distributions and other functions that are in...
12 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Support Snapshot Isolation Level

Today, when our ETL jobs scan large amounts of data from a table with out using RS/RR isolation levels under certain conditions they see duplicate data and/or missing data. This could be caused due to the fact that rows that were already scanned c...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Support IBM DB2 on Amazon Linux2

Ubuntu 16.04 LTS has End of life as April 2021. We use IBM DB2 11.1.4 Enterprise Edition on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS for our MDM instances which is not compatible with the higher versions of Ubuntu -18.04 LTS and above. Same is true for the updated versio...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Differentiate between Read and Write IO performance (Overhead and TransferRate) and optimise accordingly

Background: Db2 is sensitive to IO performance, and compiles access plans accordingly to optimise IO versus CPU costs. At the tablespace level, average Overhead and TransferRate are configured in units of milliseconds. Issue: customers such as our...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

db2diag.log change ZRC=0x82100101 Sever and Error message to Informational

IBM support has informed us that the following messages can be ignored, if so, then they should not appear as "Severe" or "Error" in db2diag.log, suggest we change them to "Info": MESSAGE : ZRC=0x82100101=-2112880383=SQLP_LOG_NOT_ACTIVE "Log need...
3 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 2

IBM i Access Client Solutions (ACS) should be able to use a DB2 file as input from iseries

Very often a user gets a list of (hundreds or even thousands) similar changes to make. He gets the list of course in excel or text file and needs to type these in a green screen (5250 emulation). In Client acces there was a neat solution for this:...
4 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Red Hat SSO need to support Db2

Red Hat SSO does not support Db2 according to documentation https://access.redhat.com/articles/2342861 Customers who are using Db2 would like to be able to use it for Red Hat SSO. Maintaining additional databases add complexity and cost.
7 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Submitted

Error SQL0478N should include schema name

When issuing a sentence like: db2 drop audit policy SELECT_ALL_TABLES The returned error message does not include the schema of the problematic object: SQL0478N The statement failed because one or more dependencies exist on thetarget object....
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration

Multi temperature migrate rows automatically between cold, warm and hot tablespaces

Provide a way where we can registry a general policy and DB2 move the records based on this police automatically. Actually we have to work moving data manually.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Not under consideration