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Status Not under consideration
Workspace DataPower Gateway
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 17, 2018

Expose Cursor with hold setting

Enhancement to allow override of cursor with hold settings.
Data Power as currently configured takes the default setting to add cursor with hold to every dynamic select statement issued. There is currently no way to override this as we found out through the ETR process.

Even though we issue no dynamic SQL through Data Power, this affected us in a very negative way. If you are calling stored procedures then helper procedures are invoked under the covers, in particular SQLPROCEDURECOLS. This procedure is smart enough to sense the cursor with hold setting and issue cursor with hold against the catalog. We had a thread hang and while it was hung it locked everyone out of the table. This caused every other caller of the stored procedures to fail. The fix of course is to override the cursor with hold setting which is not currently exposed.

Please consider this request and vote early and often.

Idea priority Medium
RFE ID 124855
RFE Product IBM DataPower Gateways