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Add "IF EXISTS" syntax to all DROP statements

More and more SQL is stored in repositories and needs to be applied in odd places and orders. One syntax element that supports this is the "IF EXISTS" on a drop statement. This causes a statement to not count as a failure if it finds no object to ...
9 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

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...
9 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

ISO/IEC 9075:2016-2, T612: Add ability to declare window frame that can be shared between window functions

When you need to use the same window frame for several window functions, T612 can simplify the query. Example from code of advent, day 1: select id, case when count(1) over w = 3 then sum(depth) over w end depth from day1.input window w as (order ...
9 months ago in Db2 / Analytical Functions 0 Future consideration
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NONBLOCKED option for event monitors to prevent them from blocking user services

Db2 locking event monitor may block deadlocked applications from proceeding for a purpose of making event monitors work under some circumstances. (Reported on case TS007885986) Since it could damage user's business services severely, user should b...
10 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 1 Future consideration

Add possibility to create dashboards over several databases

I would really to be able to create a dashboard, containing the activity response time of my top-10 databases. Or to be able to look at the graphs of some databases in 1 glance.
10 months ago in Db2 / Data Management Console 0 Future consideration

Make the Db2 Server and Client support ROWSET cursors

The Db2 server and client (Db2 Connect) today does not support ROWSET cursors. Support of Multirow Fetch Db2 Precompiler and embedded Runtime support the fetch of multiple rows by using a single FETCH statement. Db2 ESQL enables arrays to be passe...
10 months ago in Db2 / Serviceability 4 Future consideration

Decreasing CF memory is slow

While working with PureScale, there may be a need to create room for new DB in the system. Once this happens we need to reconfigure CF memory, while keeping system up and running. We are concerned regarding CF_MEM_SZ , CF_GBP_SZ and CF_DB_MEM_SZ, ...
10 months ago in Db2 / pureScale 0 Future consideration

dmctop for ppcle

While exploring dmctop I did not find a version for power machine. So IBM engieneering requested me to submit a request for the same.
10 months ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Future consideration

Please add a built-in function to reverse a string

Currently to reverse a string, we have to create a udf. The syntax for a simple one was easily available on the SQLTips4Db2 blog .... which IBM has removed. I think Db2 on z has this, and some other variants of SQL out there include it. This is th...
10 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration

Please add a built-in function for pi

Currently there is no built-in function for pi. It can be calculated using math on trigonometric functions, but this is mildly annoying. Pi is frequently used when working with different random variate distributions and other functions that are in...
10 months ago in Db2 / Other/Unknown 0 Future consideration