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Why is this idea marked "Not under consideration"? We opened a support case about this RFE, and were told that the DB2 LUW engineers were well aware of the need for the timestamp with timezone data type, and it is current in your development plan, but that no ETA had been established yet. If that is the case, the status of this idea/RFE is misleading.
IBM seems to be falling behind the others in the marketplace, because as the original author of this RFE stated, Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL and others have this data type already. IBM DB2 customers are also falling behind as a result.
It would be excellent if an ETA were released, so that we could see light at the end of this tunnel.
With the assumption that it should be available in the DEFAULT clause and not just in isolation