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IBM Data and AI Ideas Portal for Customers


This portal is to open public enhancement requests against products and services offered by the IBM Data & AI organization. To view all of your ideas submitted to IBM, create and manage groups of Ideas, or create an idea explicitly set to be either visible by all (public) or visible only to you and IBM (private), use the IBM Unified Ideas Portal (https://ideas.ibm.com).


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Welcome to the IBM Ideas Portal (https://www.ibm.com/ideas) - Use this site to find out additional information and details about the IBM Ideas process and statuses.

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IBM Data & AI Roadmaps (http://ibm.biz/Data-and-AI-Roadmaps) - Use this site to view roadmaps for Data & AI products.

IBM Employees should enter Ideas at https://hybridcloudunit-internal.ideas.aha.io/


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VARCHAR_FORMAT/TO_CHAR function does not support timestamp formatting using brackets(RIMS)

PMR 28054,020,649 Customer is moving from Oracle to DB2 and under their Oracle applications they are using the TO_CHAR function. That function works in DB2 under the name of VARCHAR_FORMAT or TO_CHAR. The following TO_CHAR function is not working ...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

new optimizer guideline to break CSE for a specific query or as a global guideline(RIMS)

Customer encountered scenario where use of CSE resulted in degradation in query performance (details below). This requirement is to implement a new optimizer guideline that will allow customer to break CSE for a specific query or as a global guide...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

MOD function FF Optimizer PMR 26759;122;000(RIMS)

Calisto suggested if the MOD function FF issue is pervasive in the customer's environment, we could do an enhancement(under regvar maybe), so please ask for it. I will ask Satya to collect the stats across the partitions. The current stats shows a...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures.(RIMS)

Allow aliases for user defined functions and stored procedures. This would allow an application or view to switch from one version of a routine to another without requiring a coding change.
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions(RIMS)

1. MQTs with REFRESH IMMEDIATE need to allow more flexible definitions. To make MQTs feasible for an environment where quick ingest and low data latency is a priority, they cant be REFRESH DEFERRED because of the excessive locking that occurs dur...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration

Why isn't CLIENT_USERID special register populated correctly by default(RIMS)

The customer was looking to create a table trigger using the CLIENT_USERID special register in order to populate a column that would indicate the actual OS user that last updated or inserted a row in a table. He later found out that this special r...
almost 8 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Not under consideration