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External Stored Procedure sub modules to be loaded from same path as 'external name;

DB2 supports multiple (in our case development) databases within a db2 Instance and External Stored Procedures (in our case COBOL) can be developed in parallel by using different qualifiers in the external name e.g. alter procedure cxjjp.UIXN01 ex...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Allow called Programs in z/OS to execute SQL without requiring the main program to be started with a DB2 plan.

When it becomes necessary for a called program in z/OS to execute SQL statements it is only possible when the main program is alredy called with a DB2 connection (DSN and Plan). While the required modification seems minor, it is next to impossible...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Alias for REST Services

Db2 REST services, with versioning enabled, sets the first service created via the BIND SERVICE command to be the default service. at this stage the URL and the REST service are in sync and the URL need not reference the version as DB2 will invoke...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Better JDBC 4.3 support in the JDBC/JCC driver of Db2 11.5.5

As the knowledgecenter states in https://www.ibm.com/support/knowledgecenter/SSEPGG_11.5.0/com.ibm.db2.luw.wn.doc/doc/c_ds_clients_drivers_11-5-5.html "JCC supports new APIs from JDBC 4.3 specification with this release. ... JDBC 4.3 specification...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 4 Future consideration

Add more debug information for error [22001] [IBM] [DB2/NT64] SQL0302N

Ticket TS003868349 In a real-life application, I had a headache with error [22001] [IBM] [DB2/NT64] SQL0302N "The value of a host variable in the EXECUTE or OPEN statement is too large for its corresponding use." Namely, in an application which de...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Need to develop one API to fetch DB2 Memory

As we know IBM has DB2 api to fetch the db2 Disk Storage size and usage, But we don't have any api to fetch db2 Memory size and usage. So please develop the same type api for memory also. For Authorization we can use Bearer token.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Generate UUIDs in DB2

Oracle (sorry to compare!) has ability to generate a UID. We are looking for this function in DB2 Zos and LUW. Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) -- In Oracle Oracle sequences are frequently used to provide unique numbers for primary keys where an...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Other/Unknown 2 Not under consideration

Enhance JCC exception message

Within an application, the failure scenarios are being stored in the database, along with the exception messages. This helps in a meaningful report generation, and determination of the cause of the failure. In this particular case, when we try to ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

EF Core driver needs to support value convertors

Your DB2 Entity Framework Core driver does not support value convertors. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/modeling/value-conversions Value convertors are really useful with databases to do things like: Translate Y/N fields to proper boolea...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

enable catalog database with SECURITY SSL in LDAP (MS active directory)

After enabling ssl for connections to db2 we want to register (catalog) database in Microsoft active directory (LDAP) to provide it to all user. But "db2 register db2 server in ldap as DATABASE protocol tcpip hostname hosta svcename 50005 SECURITY...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Security 1 Not under consideration