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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

calling sql procedure in triggers in DB2 DPF

in db2 luw with the dpf feature enabled, we're facing with 2 problems when using some statements or calling procedures in triggers : calling a sql compiled procedure (containing DDL statements) doesn't work ; executing DDL statements inside the tr...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Control/Force RTS Fabrication

There exists a fundamental issue whereby if a query predicate is > HIGH2KEY then the optimiser always estimates cardinality of 1.For date/time related columns this is an issue as there may always be data beyond HIGH2KEY even immediately after r...
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

ADMIN_CMD to support INGEST and INGEST SET

Tech Note describes how to use INGEST via ADMIN_CMD:http://www-01.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=swg22006386 but using INGEST via ADMIN_CMD is not supported by IBM (see TS000004839 and TS000004925). In addition to support INGEST also INGEST SET c...
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 2 Not under 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

Support the INLINE Optimizer Guidelines in SQC

The Inline hint is not working in .sqc due to C-style comment syntax.This feature really makes the query tuning simple.
over 5 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...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Union all View (or common table expression of a UNION ALL) lead to HSJOIN

Case #0000086 Worked with developer and provided following explanation:When there is a join between a UNION ALL view (or a common table expression of a UNION ALL) to another input (let's named it Z), to be able to utilize index access on the table...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Enhance functionality of WITH clause to operate with DELETE and UPDATE in DB2 SQL statements like others flavours of SQL

Our team uses IBM DB2 11.1.4.4 Database Server for development activities. We see limitations of DB2 SQL WITH clause to work with only SELECT unlike other flavors of SQL like T-SQL which operates other DML operations. Just like how WITH simplif...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Index support for "expression op expression"

In our environment, we have many queries with predicate: "expression op expression". As they don't use indexes they're performing a table scan. We would like DB2 to be able to use indexes to resolve this type of predicate. Examples: SELECT [id], [...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration