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It's not supported to use ASCII and UNICODE tables together (SQL0873N)

Case #000080573 DB2 Z/OS supports multi-codeset objects in one database but LUW does not that. We cannot do JOIN, UNION ALL, or SELECT ~ INSERT between these tables which are all supported in DB2 Z/OS. In addition, DB2 Z/OS has a function like UNI...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

ALTER INDEX disable/enable feature

Oracle supports disabling index in ALTER INDEX command. Disabling an index means that the index still exists in the database, but it is not included in the optimizer. It would be also helpful in Db2 when find out the optimal Index.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Not under consideration

Add new option to create schema / alter schema

Add new options to create schema / alter schema to specify default tablespaces
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Allow users to force their own connections.

Allow users without sysadm,sysctrl or sysmaint to force their own connections. Attaching e-mail thread on the topic: Walid Rjaibi/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA07/31/09 09:46 AM To Hebert Pereyra/Toronto/IBM@IBMCA cc Dimitri Milionis/Phoenix/IBM@IBMUS Subject...
about 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Create a trigger after having created a new table

Referring to PMR 67177,650,758 Customer wish to have an "after create" option for the "create trigger" command so that is possible to execute some actions after any new object is created inside a DB
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

SQL20342 error should include schema when transferring ownership

When executing a transfer ownership over a stored procedure to a user that does not have privilege over another stored procedure, then Db2 raises this error message: SQL20342N auth-ID does not have one or more required privileges "EXECUTE" on obje...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Drop STP SQL with dependency of other STP SQL type NATIVE

We have a general purpose StoredProcedure (STPX1) that is called by other native StoredProcedures (STPA1, STPA2, STPA3, etc) that have CALL statements to STPX1, If I need DROP the STP STPX1 (for recreate later) I receive the error -478 for depende...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Allow SELECT INTO to assign query results to Local Variables within a Function/Procedure

When trying to assign a query result to local variables within a PROCEDURE or FUNCTION using Dynamic SQL only a DYNAMIC CURSOR (see below) can be used which leads to more complicated and lengthy code. However, using SELECT INTO (see below) could b...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Allow Table-Valued-Function (TVF) within DB2 SQL PL Module

Within a SQL PL MODULE, a Table-Valued-Function/TVF cannot be created, but outside of a MODULE, this can be done. This seems to be a restriction on MODULE functionality given that they are an analog to PL/SQL PACKAGES. Our request is to allow the ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Add invisible index

Add the possibiltity to set an index as visible or invisible so that, when it is alter as invisible, the optimizer only takes it in account when the session ask for the index
almost 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration