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JDBC driver parameter to compress LOB/XMLs to reduce network overhead

We have a JDBC application INSERT or UPDATING a LOB/XML column. Currently this can cause transaction slowness as the INSERT or UPDATE has to wait for the uncompressed LOB to travel across network.
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

Full Entity Framework Support through DB2 Connect (Code First / Migrations)

In another RFE/Idea (IBMI-I-1135) asked for EF support to be delivered and the response was to use DB2 Connect. We do use db2 connect to get what support there is for EF but one of the critical pieces missing is code first and migrations. https://...
4 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Submitted

Single self-contained Windows DLL for .net5/6

With Oracle or Microsoft, we have the possibility to just reference one DLL to get full access to those RDBMS without driver installation. The latest Nuget packages are a nice addition, but publishing a project with VS releases the full clidriver ...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

add DB2 drivers support for Entity Framework 6.3

I can imagine most of the .NET APIs currently connecting to DB2 are using Entity framework with your EF DB2 drivers (EntityFramework.IBM.DB2). With the release of .NET Core 3.0 & Entity Framework 6.3, the EF 6.3 runtime package now targets .NE...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 4

ProActive DB Connections Requirements

In the current state where we call the pool.Open() function provided in the go_ibm_db library, it doesn’t establish any connection during the call and only when we execute the query on the provided *DBP(struct) object it creates an actual db conne...
5 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

Allow DB2 connection to be inherited by a subshell

With the db2 command it is possible to execute a wide variety of DB2 tasks from a shell environment. It is however not possible to use variable substitution in a way that feels natural in a Unix environment. The execution of a shell script starts ...
about 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Future consideration

Add Smartcard certificate support for ibm_db (Python) client driver

Python is the most popular language in the area of data science and widely used in combination with Db2 - especially in environments with IAS accelerators. At the same time, many large and/or security-concious environments in general no longer acc...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Planned for future release

API(or Utility) to display to native DLL and jdbc driver version of DB2 z/OS

Hi IBM,Can IBM provide Utility or API to determine the native DLL and jdbc version of JDBC drivers? websphere application server z/OS is able to throw error in case of any mismatch between native DLL and jdbc driver versions?. why can't this can ...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

IBM.EntityFrameworkCore driver doesn't support GUID and BOOL data types with using db2 i series v7r1 databases

Hi, We are delevoping .Net Core project with EntityFrameworkCore that working with AS 400 i series Db2 V7R1. We use many data types but when we want to use bbolean or Guid field types Db2 says undefined name for boolean(bit) and Guid (uniqueidenti...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

JCC driver to recognize STOP / START ACCELERATOR to avoid incorrout

JCC driver to recognize STOP / START ACCELERATOR to avoid incorrout: If JCC driver is connected to Db2 for z/OS and queries over this connection gets offloaded to the IBM Db2 Analytics Accelerator (IDAA), the queries will return incorrout if STOP ...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2