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DB2Z-Allow for EXCHANGE DATA function on Clone table to NOT put packages in VALID status of 'A'

We have processes that use the clone table feature to allow for non disruptive load operations. When we do the exchange data the packages on the primary table move to a VALID STATUS of 'A' when they had a status of 'Y' previously. This creates iss...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Bitwise operators bigger then 64 or 113 bits

We use the bitwise operators for a lot of things. Right now bitwise operators are limited to a 64 bits or 113 bits. We have a need to use bitwise operators at let's say 8192 bits; a number bigger than 113 bits.
about 4 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Functions for converting Unix Epoch Time and Dealing with RHEL 8 Native Posix MQ

SQL scalar functions for Converting between human-readable date/time and Unix Epoch Time. For example: db2 "values ept2date(123456789,0)" is equivalent to Linux GNU date command date -d "1970-01-01 1234567890 sec UTC db2 "values "date2ept('now')" ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Add BEFORE and/or AFTER clause to ALTER TABLE

For the ALTER TABLE statement, it's relevant to add an "AFTER ..." OR "BEFORE ..." clause specifying where in the table the new column is to be placed. This statement component exists in DB2 for i and in certain other databases (like Informix and ...
over 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Not under consideration

Allow table compression to be disabled for DGTTs and CGTTs

In short: OLTP applications frequently encounter performance issues because DB2 enables table compression by default for all DGTTs / CGTTs. Details from a real-time example: When inserting 40K rows to a DGTT, it takes 2 seconds. When we immediatel...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Documentation for declare cursor database

The documentation of the DECLARE CURSOR does not include the DECLARE CURSOR DATABASE. However, this is included in other parts of the KnowledgeCenter.
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Real-time statistics with statistics profile can lead to deadlocks and lock timeouts

DB2 real-time statistics facility honors RUNSTATS options specified in the statistics profile, while performing synchronous statistics collection during statement compilation. If the statistics profile contains ALLOW READ ACCESS option, this can l...
about 7 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

I hope add 'UPDATE CASCADE' like 'DELETE CASCADE'.

System: BASActor: DBA and Developers.
about 6 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 2 Not under consideration

Start Commandline-Script in Stored Procedure

It will be nice to start a Commandline-Script like test.sh from attachement in DB2-Stored Procedures. In db2 commandline call it allready works: db2 " select * from (VALUES '`sh /tmp/test.sh`') AS TEMP(Testoutput) " Commandline Result: TESTOUTPUT ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Favor BID index against TBSCAN for MDC tables

Ref: case TS000043776 2 DMLs working on different dimensions on MDC can lead to deadlock when this should not happen.
almost 5 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration