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Depth First By /Breadth First By support in Recursive CTE

Oracle user can order of the rows by the SEARCH clause of Recursive Common Table Expression. There are two methods, BFS and DFS. For easy application migration, this feature should be enabled.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

EXIT, GOTO, CONTINUE in a Exception block (PLSQL)

Oracle PLSQL supports EXIT, GOTO and CONTINUE in a exception block, but Db2 doesn't. For higher migration convenience, Please support them.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

DENSE_RANK FIRST/LAST (Oracle function)

It is required for higher oracle sql compatibility,
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

NCHR for db2 LUW (new scalar function)

Oracle supports NCHR function. To migrate oracle application, we need this scalar function. NCHR returns the character having the binary equivalent to number in the national character set. The value returned is always NVARCHAR2. This function is ...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

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...
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

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.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 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...
about 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...
almost 6 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.
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration