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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...
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')" ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
Unique return code for attempts to grant access to statistical views
When a grant of access to a statistical view is attempted, the error message returned is -551, you lack the authority to do the grant. In actuality, no amount of authority will allow the grant of access to a statistical view.
Eliminate a lock needed by a SELECT statement in order to performance a query without need to implement a dirty read - UR.Although there is a solution doing an uncommitted read on the transaction, it requires an application modification changing t...
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