Issues and Troubleshooting
In this section, you will find information about Errors, Warnings, and Issues on the SnowConvert.
Conversions of any large quantity of code will likely have a few errors and warnings. Mobilize.Net has been the leading authority on code conversion for 25 years, and trust us, we understand this. When using any of our products, you can count on us to be your partner in resolving any errors you may encounter.
Below is a list of specific conversion issues for IBM DB2 that you may see when you perform a conversion with SnowConvert along with a severity level for each. Some suggested solution paths based on the severity level will follow the list of codes.
Take a minute to read through the list and the troubleshooting tips to help diagnose some of the error codes you have encountered. If you have a question that cannot be answered here, please reach out! You can post in the SnowConvert forums or drop us an email at [email protected]. This is a living list, so it will grow and change as SnowConvert evolves. Updates to issue and error handling will appear on this page.
Here is the list of error codes that SnowConvert might generate for IBM DB2 conversions. A description of the severity levels and some troubleshooting suggestions will follow this list of codes.
Row Access Policy with multiple declarations is not supported
FUNCTIONALITY MIGHT BE DIFFERENT DEPENDING ON THE DB2 DATABASE.
Period definition is not applicable in Snowflake.
ONLY OUTER TABLE REFERENCE IS NOT APPLICABLE IN SNOWFLAKE.
MANIPULATION OF DATA IN VIEWS IS NOT SUPPORTED
INTERMEDIATE RESULT TABLE IS NOT SUPPORTED
QUERY AS INSERT TARGET NAME IS NOT SUPPORTED.
DELETE FROM SELECT STATEMENT IS NOT SUPPORTED.
POSITIONED STATEMENT IS NOT SUPPORTED.
ATTRIBUTE NAME IS NOT SUPPORTED IN SNOWFLAKE
ASSIGNMENT CLAUSE TYPE IS NOT SUPPORTED IN SNOWFLAKE
INVALID NAME AS INSERTION TARGET, USE OF VIEW NAME IS NOT SUPPORTED IN SNOWFLAKE
INVALID NAME AS DELETE TARGET, USE OF VIEW NAME IS NOT SUPPORTED IN SNOWFLAKE
THE USE OF EXTERNAL TABLE REFERENCES IS NOT SUPPORTED IN SNOWFLAKE
In this section, you could find an explanation of the severities.
Warnings for source code that there was no direct conversion to Snowflake. The code has been converted to a functionally equivalent output but should still be reviewed.
Errors that produce a functional or runtime difference. The user may have to invest a low amount of manual effort to complete the conversion.
Errors that produce a functional or runtime difference. The user may have to invest a high amount of manual effort to complete the conversion.
Parsing errors or errors that cause significant conversion exceptions in SnowConvert. If the source code is correct, a significant intervention will be required.