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CSV or Delimited result set function in SQL

My result set final format needs to be CSV. It would be awesome if I could useSELECT CSV(*) FROM TABLEA to return my result set as a column of CSV format.so for instance I have a requirement to produce a csv file of variable record lengthsSELECT C...
6 months ago in Db2 / Data Types 0 Future consideration

Official documentation of FMP enhancement variables DB2_AGENT_CACHING_FMP and DB2_MAX_THREADS_PER_FMP

Valuable enhancements for db2fmp processing have been added back in Db2 V8 and V9 already via APAR (e.g. IZ08425), but they are still NOT documented for Db2 V10 and V11, although they are valid and available.Concerning Java stored procedure handli...
6 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 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...
6 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Externel table support for: parquet, orc (big data formats)

Currently a DB2 external table support file formats like: CSV nad TXT; and there is also support for external cloud locations like S3, COS, Azure. The option to load data directly from a cloud data lake in hadoop file formats like: parquet, orc,...
6 months ago in Db2 / NoSQL 0 Future consideration

db2adutl to report the size of objects stored on TSM

db2adutl to report the size of objects stored on TSMDetermining the size of a DB2 backup objecthttps://www.ibm.com/support/pages/determining-size-db2-backup-object describes a workaround for the missing functionality in db2adutl. It should be able...
6 months ago in Db2 / Backup, Restore, Rollforward, Recover 0 Future consideration

CLUSTERED COLUMNSTORE INDEX SQLSERVER SUPPORT IN IDA

Clustered Columnstore/Rawstore Index feature is not present in IDA for the latest version. We are useing them for our data vaults, facts and dimensions were applicable but we can't used IDA for their specification.
6 months ago in Db2 1 Submitted

Avoiding 0C7 on UNLOAD from FIC when structure has changed

Hi all,To explain what the idea I'm going to explain the "issue"In a project, we add to drop a column from a table. To do that on multiple environment we use automation tool.The tool drop/create the object without unloading data.So to correct the...
7 months ago in Db2 2 Future consideration

Use package collection other than NULLID for CLP and Db2 Utilities

Db2/zOS colleagues want to get rid of lock issues with rebind of packages in schema NULLID, thus the decided to have Db2/zOS release specific package collections to provide actual and rebound packages for every Db2 release to the distributed (Db2/...
7 months ago in Db2 / Utilities (Export, Import, Load, db2look, etc) 1 Future consideration

Add new STATUS codes to SYSIBM.SYSTABLESPACE to reflect different states of the tablespace

This would provide the requestor who wants to do a one stop shopping when looking for a state such as Advisory Reorg of all the tablespaces in that state.
7 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

API call to retrieve patch/fix information for any product

Currently we have to check for the existence of any new fixes for all vendor products we support. This is a manual process which is time consuming. Additionally the information requested for compliance doesn't exactly match up with what we can ret...
7 months ago in Db2 / Installation & Upgrade 0 Future consideration