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Generate UUIDs in DB2

Oracle (sorry to compare!) has ability to generate a UID. We are looking for this function in DB2 Zos and LUW. Universal Unique Identifier (UUID) -- In Oracle Oracle sequences are frequently used to provide unique numbers for primary keys where an...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Other/Unknown 2 Not under consideration

Enhance JCC exception message

Within an application, the failure scenarios are being stored in the database, along with the exception messages. This helps in a meaningful report generation, and determination of the cause of the failure. In this particular case, when we try to ...
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

EF Core driver needs to support value convertors

Your DB2 Entity Framework Core driver does not support value convertors. https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/ef/core/modeling/value-conversions Value convertors are really useful with databases to do things like: Translate Y/N fields to proper boolea...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

enable catalog database with SECURITY SSL in LDAP (MS active directory)

After enabling ssl for connections to db2 we want to register (catalog) database in Microsoft active directory (LDAP) to provide it to all user. But "db2 register db2 server in ldap as DATABASE protocol tcpip hostname hosta svcename 50005 SECURITY...
almost 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development / Security 1 Not under consideration

Enhance functionality of WITH clause to operate with DELETE and UPDATE in DB2 SQL statements like others flavours of SQL

Our team uses IBM DB2 11.1.4.4 Database Server for development activities. We see limitations of DB2 SQL WITH clause to work with only SELECT unlike other flavors of SQL like T-SQL which operates other DML operations. Just like how WITH simplif...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 1 Not under consideration

Update APPLNAME from properties and other ways

The application name in many environments is limited to db2jcc_application and db2bp, just because the development of the application did not take into account this. However, it will be great to change the application via properties file and/or s...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Deploy new/unused packages without causing performace impacts

With current DB2(V11.1 FP2, FP4), Deploying a new or an unused packages causing variation and catalog locks impacting performance. HOLDHDL WAITHDL HOLDER WAITER HOLDMODE OBJTYPE TABNAME SCHEMA SECS STMTTEXT ---------- ------- ---------- ----...
about 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Support of TO_SINGLE_BYTE (oracle function) in 1363 code page database

Needs for higher Oracle compatibility.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

Depth First By /Breadth First By support in Recursive CTE

Oracle user can order of the rows by the SEARCH clause of Recursive Common Table Expression. There are two methods, BFS and DFS. For easy application migration, this feature should be enabled.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration

EXIT, GOTO, CONTINUE in a Exception block (PLSQL)

Oracle PLSQL supports EXIT, GOTO and CONTINUE in a exception block, but Db2 doesn't. For higher migration convenience, Please support them.
over 3 years ago in Db2 / Application Development 0 Not under consideration