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JCC driver to recognize STOP / START ACCELERATOR to avoid incorrout

JCC driver to recognize STOP / START ACCELERATOR to avoid incorrout:If JCC driver is connected to Db2 for z/OS and queries over this connection gets offloaded to the IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA), the queries will return incorrout if STOP A...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 2

Officially Support Db2 Connect .NET core in AWS

I can currently connect using the "mcr.microsoft.com/dotnet/core/sdk:2.2-stretch" distro with IBM.Data.DB2.Core-lnx nuget package from AWS Fargate. I am told by support that this is not officially supported. Please officially support this setup. ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 1 Delivered

Db2 Instance Owner group restrictions is causing issue to configure domain user as db2instance owner

Our security team is not allowing password for group user in Linux servers.This is causing major issue for db2inst1 user as the tipds connection will fail if db2inst1 has no password. So we have planned to configure robot account as db2instance ow...
about 3 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 1 Not under consideration

JDBC routines may fail with a SQL4304N when selecting from a table with a large number of columns

A Java stored procedure or function selects from a table of around 590 columns, it will fail with a SQL4304N error indicating a Java CLASS could not be loaded and containing the string "sqlejDestroyContext", reason code "5". This issue is specif...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Not under consideration

Implement async Methods for .NET DB2 DataReader class

The next versions of the .NET framework is providing ASYNC method for basic classes. Please implement ASYNC methods for the DataReader class within your .NET provider.Take a look to the implementation of the MS SQL-Server dataprovider:http://msdn....
about 7 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Not under consideration

Accept timestamps which never really exists

In our installation we have a lot of java applications on Unix which access z/OS DB2 data and this area grows a lot. Our application often use artifical timestamps ( target is not to save the time of something ) to create clustered and unique key...
over 8 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Functionality already exists

Batch Insert via SQLJ from Java and cast expression is not supported

We want to insert many rows from java applications on Unix in DB2 on z/OS via SQLJ with a good performance. Typically we do this with Batch-mode (execCtx.setBatching(true) inserts. But there are limitations concerning cast, which prohibit the usag...
over 8 years ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Functionality already exists

Allow DB2 connection to be inherited by a subshell

With the db2 command it is possible to execute a wide variety of DB2 tasks from a shell environment. It is however not possible to use variable substitution in a way that feels natural in a Unix environment. The execution of a shell script starts ...
2 months ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 1 Under review

IBM.EntityFrameworkCore driver doesn't support GUID and BOOL data types with using db2 i series v7r1 databases

Hi, We are delevoping .Net Core project with EntityFrameworkCore that working with AS 400 i series Db2 V7R1. We use many data types but when we want to use bbolean or Guid field types Db2 says undefined name for boolean(bit) and Guid (uniqueiden...
7 months ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Under review

Allow use of two factor authentication using smart cards for authentication for ODBC

Security requirements make us move to use two factor authentication when accessing Db2 for z/OS. We do have everything set up for the server side by using AT-TLS ServerWithClientAuth configuration for our Db2 for z/OS systems. We can also make Db2...
over 1 year ago in Db2 Connect and DS Driver 0 Planned for future release