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Statements (DDL and DML)

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InsteadOF SQL

It is common in the database world (DB2 but all the others I have worked with are the same) to have a separate product installed that generates code and submits it to the database for processing. Eventually, you will encounter SQL that doesn't per...
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Start Commandline-Script in Stored Procedure

Executes external commandline-scripts from stored procedure. The stored procedure call should work like following: select * from (VALUES '`sh /tmp/test.sh`') AS TEMP(Testoutput); With the script i check if new created tables or views from developm...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Altering the default value of a global variable

Global Variables: A global variable can be created with a default value. Each session that uses it will then instantiate a version of that global variable, with the default value and any change in the value is limited in scope to its unit-of-work....
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Expanding limit of Maximum number of columns in a table - Db2

Hi, In Db2, currently we have the limit of 1012 as maximum number of columns in a table, We would request you to exapand this limit. thank you! Regards, Sankar
almost 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Not under consideration

ALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE STOP

Currently, ALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE can be augmented with two optional clauses:ALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE SUSPENDALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE RESUME We need ALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE CANCELorALTER TABLESPACE ... REBALANCE STOP I w...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Not under consideration

DB2LOOK schema flag adjustment

There are two useful DB2LOOK flags that are often used: "-z" for specific schemas and "-t" for specific tables. I can give a list of tables, but a SINGLE schema. There are use cases where I want to capture DDL for more than one schema (which break...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Foreign key with on update "cascade"

As part of the SQL 92 standard, there is a referential action for foreign key that allows to update on cascade. The following link is the SQL 92 standard:http://www.contrib.andrew.cmu.edu/~shadow/sql/sql1992.txt In the Section 11.8, there is the f...
over 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Add Create/Alter/Drop IF NOT EXISTS support for constraints and indexes

We would like the ability to add/alter/drop constraints and indexes, depending on their current state of existence.
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Support for application-period temporal tables defined as CTE

Support for application-period temporal tables in CTEs. To be able to join Temporal Tables and temporal CTEs with a FOR BUSINESS_TIME clause.
about 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Add ability to detect changes in data (similar to QSYS2.DISPLAY_JOURNAL)

When supporting a production environment, one needs to detect the sequence of updates, including before and after image. On IBMi, we use extensively the functionality to consult the journal entries (https://www.ibm.com/support/pages/qsys2displayjo...
11 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration