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Application Development

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Sharing locks between transaction branches also when setting INTRA_PARALLEL is set to YES

We are using DB2 11 for LUW and for an application server we have IBM WebSphere Application Server 9. We have a cluster environment containing several servers. Our applications are running on different application servers(cluster environment) an...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration


The SQLJ Profile Customizer command db2sqljcustomize (described in the DB2 11 for z/OS Application Programming Guide and Reference for Java) with the options -onlinecheck YES and -genDBRM is used to create a DB2 z/OS DBRM for a SQLJ Java program. ...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Planned for future release

Date type compatibility in ORA mode

Although Oracle compatibility mode, the result of date type operation differs from that of Oracle. Because the output are different, customer need to modify the application source. so they wants to see the same result as Oracle.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

DB2 to add support for Oracle functions after compatibility vector is set to ORA

1. DB2 does not support sys_guid() function even after oracle vector is being set. 2. DB2 does not support DBMS_SESSION 3. FROM_TZ function is not supported. 4. REGEXP_REPLACE is not supported
over 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 3 Not under consideration

Better performance of Java table routines

The existing Db2 interface for developing table functions in Java programming language is not designed for performance, because:(a) It requires a separate native (JNI, e.g. Java-to-C) call for setting each field value for each output row(b) It imp...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Convert DB2 GBK database to GB18030 without database re-creation

SEAC ( State Ethnic Affairs Commission ) issued a new regulation recently. Database codepage GB18030 is required for information systems in sectors of government and public service. DB2 has the limitation of having to re-create database if databas...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

MERGE INTO statement failed with SQL0104N (inconsistent with DB2 Z/OS)

he following query, which works well on DB2 Z/OS, failed with the syntax error(sql0104n) ................................................ MERGE INTO SME.MEC_GNRL_PRDT_BRNH_BLNC A USING ( VALUES ( :H_iinou_date, :w_irltvr_enty_id, :w_iprdt_id, :H_i...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Enable db2dsdriver.cfg for JDBC

Enable db2dsdriver.cfg for JDBC. JDBC parameters should be seen by the JDBC tools.
over 6 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Change How db2sqljbind Handles Package Comments

Currently when the COMMENT ON Package fails that is done as part of db2sqljbind, a the db2sqljbind gets a return code of zero and terminates normally. Development said that this was done because sometimes the comment is too long to fit in SYSIBM.S...
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Increase size of GRAMMER column in XSROBJECTS system table to fix PMR 61685,L6Q,000

DB2 validation of the XML schema can't happen because the GRAMMER column of in XSROBJECTS system table is defined to small. Information is in the PMR
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration