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Db2 Connect and Drivers

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

Visual Studio Add-Ins - Server Explorer - Data Connections - Equivalent Functionality to IBM Data Studio

Our shop is primarily .NET development and our application developers do much of the creation and management of database objects on DB2 z/OS (and soon Db2 - fka LUW). The VSAI Server Explorer feature is lacking much of the functionality of IBM Dat...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

Looking for ability to specify Data Server Driver and Nuget package for different appls on same .NET server

We are interested in IBM providing the ability to support an application using a Db2 NuGet package for Db2 connectivity and another application using DS Driver or Db2 Client on the same .NET server for compatibility between the Db2 NuGet package f...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 2 Future consideration

IBM Data Server .Net Provider Support For Informix Types TEXT, BYTE and BOOLEAN

We are in the process of moving from .Net Framework to .Net Core. We currently use the Informix Client SDK ADO.Net drivers to access Informix databases using ADO.Net. When we tried to migrate to the IBM Data Server Driver (IBM.Data.DB2.dll) we fo...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Future consideration

URL for JDBC without ending semi-colon in optional parameters

When using extra parameters for the connection in a JDBC URL, the complete URL should end with a semi-colon. However, other drivers for other RDBMS do not need the las semi-colon; actually, the semi-colon is only used for key/value separation, not...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

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

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

Update Facets property for entity model schould work correctly

When you add Tables from an existing Database to an entity model all seems ok. If you activate 'Update Facets property' to be able to see automatically changes of field lengths ( normally existing fields are not changed automatically) the prolem ...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0

To relax DB2 primary group of instance naming restrictions

My organization has all the users and Groups on active directory. The groups on active directory always get prefixed by some characters which are in Upper case due to the type of group we are requesting. Also addition of this prefix add more chara...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration

Adding enableWLB via command db2cli writcfg add -dsn <alias> -parameter "enableWLB=true"

As discussed in PMR 01458,999,724 adding enableWLB parameter with "db2cli writecfg add..." is a known limitation.Could you please remove this limitation. Workaround is to edit XML-file db2dsdriver.cfg manually.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Db2 Connect and Drivers 0 Not under consideration