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DB2 UDB (universal databases) News
August 03, 2006
IBM announced the release of its DB2 CommonStore Email Archiving Solution, an appliance that SMBs with little to no IT staffs can install quickly and easily.
June 15, 2006
Analysts say the big plus for the System i in IBM's DB2 Viper release, is its ability to leverage XML for service-oriented architectures
December 12, 2005
Big Blue unveiled new software for iSeries shops that want to get more out of unstructured information, such as call center notes, e-mails and printed documents.
April 12, 2005
IBM announced Tuesday the latest in a series improvements to its iSeries line, which analysts say is evidence of a trend towards an increased overlap with the pSeries.
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If you want to create an automatic key using a DDS keyword on AS/400, Kent Milligan explains that any native writes performed against an SQL table created with an identity table will result in DB2 generating identity values. Continue Reading
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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 using dynamic SQL. Continue Reading
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When developing tables in a parent-child relationship, use a primary key and a foreign key along with a unique ID to make your database easier to maintain over time. Continue Reading
IBM did not change the default of the reuse deleted files function to YES for physical files in order to minimize the impact on any existing applications that may have dependencies on deleted records that are not being used. However, there there are... 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 file that can be analyzed, or occasionally run queries against the SYSPARTITIONSTAT catalog view in ... Continue Reading