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Full support for aggregate function with DISTINCT in OLAP SPECIFICATION

Use of DISTINCT with e.g. COUNT function in OLAP specification (PARTITION BY clause) returns error SQL0441N (SQLCODE -441). Due to the fact that Db2 does NOT support the use of DISTINCT option in such cases, we have a major impact with COGNOS gene...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

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

Altering the default value of a global variable

Global Variables: A global variable can be created with a default value. Each session that uses it will then instantiate a version of that global variable, with the default value and any change in the value is limited in scope to its unit-of-work....
over 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Population of V12 new added Catalog columns during activation of Function level V12R1M50 and avoid it later during executions of ALTER TABLESPACE because of contention of packages.

After you apply the PTF for APAR PI86123, the first ALTER TABLESPACE, populates any null attributes for objects created in function level V12R1M100 or earlier. When the one-time population occurs for an ALTER TABLESPACE statement, Db2 must quiesce...
10 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Enabling readonly mode for database or user. (DB2 LUW)

Would like to see a db level and a user level parameter to enable readonly mode at database level or user level. Currently need to run set of statements to achieve this, which makes management difficult. A single statement to enable readonly mode ...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Start Commandline-Script in Stored Procedure

Executes external commandline-scripts from stored procedure. The stored procedure call should work like following: select * from (VALUES '`sh /tmp/test.sh`') AS TEMP(Testoutput); With the script i check if new created tables or views from developm...
over 1 year ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 1 Future consideration

Automated Re-creation of Select-Star Views

If a view is created by using a 'SELECT *' statement, the view is not updated when a new column is added to the base table. An example: create table dm_tab(N integer, M integer) organize by row; insert into dm_tab(N, M) values (1, 2); create view ...
8 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Locally defined functions within stored procedures and user defined functions

Since Db2 10.1 it is possible to define locally defined types and procedures. In many situations locally defined functions are missing.
10 months ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

DB2Z-Allow for EXCHANGE DATA function on Clone table to NOT put packages in VALID status of 'A'

We have processes that use the clone table feature to allow for non disruptive load operations. When we do the exchange data the packages on the primary table move to a VALID STATUS of 'A' when they had a status of 'Y' previously. This creates iss...
almost 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration

Allow table compression to be disabled for DGTTs and CGTTs

In short: OLTP applications frequently encounter performance issues because DB2 enables table compression by default for all DGTTs / CGTTs. Details from a real-time example: When inserting 40K rows to a DGTT, it takes 2 seconds. When we immediatel...
about 2 years ago in Db2 / Statements (DDL and DML) 0 Future consideration