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TRY_CAST for DB2 LUW (CAST without error)

"New" scalar-function TRY_CASTReturns a value cast to the specified data type if the cast succeeds; otherwise, returns null.
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

SELECT * FROM FINAL TABLE (MERGE ...)

SELECT * FROM FINAL TABLE (MERGE ...) - It would be very usefull to select records that were just merged. The same way like with DELETE / UPDATE and INSTERT: SELECT * FROM FINAL TABLE (DELETE / UPDATE / INSERT)
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Update APPLNAME from properties and other ways

The application name in many environments is limited to db2jcc_application and db2bp, just because the development of the application did not take into account this. However, it will be great to change the application via properties file and/or s...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Deploy new/unused packages without causing performace impacts

With current DB2(V11.1 FP2, FP4), Deploying a new or an unused packages causing variation and catalog locks impacting performance. HOLDHDL WAITHDL HOLDER WAITER HOLDMODE OBJTYPE TABNAME SCHEMA SECS STMTTEXT ---------- ------- ---------- ----...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Save exceptions in FORALL statement (PLSQL)

Oracle PL/SQL supports save exceptions in FORALL statement, but Db2 PL/SQL doesn't. For smooth oracle migration, the feature is required .
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Document the client_prdid for each Fix Pack release of db2jcc.jar and db2jcc4.jar drivers

When Java applications connect to DB2 via the JDBC Type 4 JCC driver, the only version-specific identifier visible from the DB2 server (via an application snapshot) is the client product ID of the driver, such as JCC03000. This value is currently ...
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 2 Not under consideration

VSAI support Community-Edition and Trial-Editions of Visual-Studio-2017

Request for Db2-LUW VSAI (Visual Studio Add In) to support the COMMUNITY EDITION and TRIAL-VERSIONs of "Visual Studio 2017". At present, the VSAI setup program throws DBI20056E for Visual-Studio-2017-COMMUNITY-EDITION and 30-day trial versions of ...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

UTL_ENCODE.BASE64_ENCODE and BASE64_DECODE support

Request for official support of UTL_ENCODE module and.BASE64_ENCODE procedure, that is not documented in Infocenter 10.5 but is available in DB2 LUW. Request for creation and support of UTL_ENCODE.BASE64_DECODE procedure.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Support compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs without an active DB2 connection

The compilation of PL/I and COBOL programs on the z/OS mainframe is possible without an active database connection.This does not work on the AIX platform, which requires a database connection during compilation and a DB user withsufficient privile...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

CASE with EXISTS in UPDATE returns SQL0582N, which is inconsistent behavior with db2 z/OS

db2 "update test_tab set c1=case when exists (selectc2 from test_tab where c2=1) then 'A' else 'B' END" DB21034E The command was processed as an SQL statement because it was not a valid Command Line Processor command. During SQL processing it retu...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration