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Learn about a quick way of running an AS/400 query to select records based on current sysdate. Continue Reading
Triggers can be implemented on the AS/400 using a high-level language or SQL and can be used to enforce business rules or validating input data. Learn how to use DB2 triggers as a means of auditing data inserts, deletes or changes. Continue Reading
In SQL, when converting a numeric physical file to digits, pass the results of the DIGITS function through the STRIP function in order to avoid leading zeros. Continue Reading
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Create a host variable of the where in statement on the fly with dynamic SQL. 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 using dynamic SQL. Continue Reading
When working with DB2 files with columns that have both short and long names, there is no option choose which column names are returned via ODBC because SQL-based interfaces use the long column name by default. Continue Reading
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Registering an external SQL stored procedure and leveraging RPG with your creation allows for increased flexibility in dealing with numerous types of data. Continue Reading
Using RPG ILE with embedded SQL can be a fast way to make database reports on the IBM i. Joe Pluta shares the code of his first SQLRPGLE program. Continue Reading
By virtue of being bult-in to the AS/400, RPG has speed for some operations that SQL cannot touch. Learn how RPG works with indexing to retrieve data from your IBM i. Continue Reading