DB2 expert Kent Milligan offers advice

Search400.com's DB2 expert Kent Milligan answers user's questions.

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Answers to your technical questions and expert advice on DB2/400 and DB2 UDB 400. View more Q&As

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Read this month's Q&A's below or click here to read all the Ask the Expert responses related to DB2/400.

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CONNECTING TO A REMOTE DATABASE USING SQL | by Kent Milligan

Dear Kent,
How can I make a connection to a remote database using SQL 400 specifying the database name and the machine where it is?

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IN SEARCH OF FREE DOCUMENTATION ON SQL/400 & DB2/400 | by Kent Milligan

Dear Kent,
Where can I get free documentation of SQL/400 or DB2/400? I'd also like to know how to create a view from a query and use a Union operator?

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What ports are needed to issue a stored procedure? | by Kent Milligan

Dear Kent,
I want to issue a stored procedure command from an ASP page to an iSeries DB2 database across my firewall. What ports do I need to open?

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FINDING DUPLICATE ACCESS PATHS | by Kent Milligan

Dear Kent,
How might I go about finding all duplicate access paths on a given file or set of files? Many of these files have over 10-12 keys and 10-30 logicals each, which makes it difficult to do this manually.

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This was first published in August 2004

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