I want to read a BLOB file from a DB2 database with embedded SQL in ILE RPG. Is there a example how to do that?
If your RPG program is trying to retrieve data from an existing BLOB column, then you will want to use SQL locator or file reference variable.
If your RPG program is trying to get data out of a file into a BLOB column, you'll want to use a file Reference Variable.
There are locator and file reference examples in the "DB2 UDB for AS/400 Object Relational" Redbook.
MORE INFORMATION ON THIS TOPIC
Search400.com's targeted search engine: Get relevant information on DB2/400.
The Best Web Links: tips, tutorials and more.
Check out this online event, Getting the Most out of SQL & DB2 UDB for the iSeries.
Dig deeper on DB2 UDB (universal databases)
Related Q&A from Kent Milligan
Create a host variable of the where in statement on the fly with dynamic SQL.continue reading
To monitor members stuck within a physical file on AS/400, you can periodically use the display file description (DSPFD) command to create an output ...continue reading
To solve the SQL error -321 on IBM i6.1, use the new values statement to overcome the error. If you are using an older release, declare a cursor ...continue reading
Have a question for an expert?
Please add a title for your question
Get answers from a TechTarget expert on whatever's puzzling you.