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Status Submitted
Workspace Db2
Created by Guest
Created on Oct 18, 2022

Add generated always for each row on update as row change SESSION_USER

Currently exists in Db2 to change current timestamp on INSERT and UPDATE with generated statement like:

create table myschema.mytable (id int, last_timestamp timestamp not null generated always for each row on update as row change timestamp)
insert into myschema.mytable (id) values (1)
update myschema.mytable set id = 2 where id =1

I would like to have something similar for SESSION_USER, to automatically add current session user on INSERT and UPDATE like (this is actual idea):

create table myschema.mytable (id int, last_user varchar(128) not null generated always for each row on update as row change SESSION_USER)

Currently work-around is: create table myschema.mytable (id int, last_user varchar(128) with default session_user) above solves the SESSION_USER for INSERT statement, but for UPDATE we are required to write after update trigger. Now we are required to manually add after update triggers for few hundred tables.

Needed By Yesterday (Let's go already!)