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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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Provide .NET Standard 2.1 compliant nuget for use with Entity Framework 6.4+

Support, We currently are converting our applications to .NET Core. Microsoft provided a .NET Standard 2.1 compatible version of EF starting with EF 6.3 and continuing with EF 6.4. The issue however is we are having issues getting your latest EF 6...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 6

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.
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

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...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 4

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 ...
6 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 1 Under review

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...
7 months ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Under review

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

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

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 ...
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under 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

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