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Possible to run SQL/400 programs in a batch environment?

We have an iSeries model 820/2436/1525 with interactive features, partitioned two ways and running OS/400 V5R1 on both. We are exploring SQL/400 for our applications. Is it possible to make SQL/400 program(s) run in a batch environment? Right now the SQL programs created by our programmers consume 35% interactive CPU.

There's no way to have SQL run in batch without changing your design so that the programs containing the embedded SQL run in batch. You may want to do some SQL performance analysis to verify that the SQL is being executed in the most efficient manner (e.g., Do you have the right indexing strategy in place?). There are some SQL performance materials online here.

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