Questions tagged [iseries]

IBM mid-range computers, previously called AS/400

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Error on Datastage when I try to write on AS400

I'm having troubles to operate an ETL process on DataStage. I have the following error log: #TABLE#,0: ODBC function "SQLExecute" reported: SQLSTATE = HY000: Native Error Code = -332: Msg = [IBM(...
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IBM db2 FOR XML equivalent

I've been trying to Query an item with its sublist all in one go and one way is to use for xml and subquery. I've been using this strategy with sql server and works fine. The relationship is Order ...
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How can I lock row for reading/updating in DB2?

I am trying to resolve a race condition in my application. I have a table that is used as a work queue and many threads and read/update it. The following query is executed from application. First it ...
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DB2 select from final table update gives SQL0199 error

Goal: I am trying to retrieve records that were affected by UPDATE query. Based on IBMs article I can use the following query: SELECT empno, salary FROM FINAL TABLE (UPDATE employee SET salary = ...
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Using a DB2 merge with conditionals for matches?

Within a PHP script I'm running a working merge but I need to add date conditionals to it, and my updates cause it to no longer work. The logic I'm looking for is this: If there's a match AND the ...
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SQL Server - Query Over Linked Server to IBM DB2 throws an error

We have a partner that uses a IBM DB2 iAccess database, which we connect to using a linked server on our SQL Server. It's been working great for a long time, but over the weekend they upgraded their ...
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Cannot drop primary key or add primary key

This db2 query: alter table mylib.mytable add primary key(field1, field2, field3) returns [SQL0624] Table MYTABLE in MYLIB already has a primary key'. However alter table mylib.mytable drop ...
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Does AS/400 Login attempt reset?

I'm currently trying to log into a remote AS/400 server. I was given credentials to obtain some data and do a couple tests. After 2 failed attempts, the iAccess Client showed me an alert saying my ...
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EXECUTE stmt USING expression

I am writing an INSTEAD OF trigger on a view. I need to split a string into 4 40 character long parts to insert into separate columns. I want to use substr() to break the variable up into these parts, ...
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How we can design best optimized solution: Generate huge random numbers and check in database table whether this numbers are there or not

We have one table like: Table Name: random_number_series Its columns are as below: number [numeric(10)] name [varchar(10)] status [tinyint(1)] type [tinyint(1)] ...
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Select all data from IBM DB2 member table

Old as400 system has this thing called 'Members'. Basically you can have multiple members on a table and then work with only selected one. More Info When you select from a table that has members you ...
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IBM i Access ODBC driver returning only first letter of column names

I'm new to DB2 and am connecting to a DB2 for i (V7R1) database using unixODBC and the IBM i Access ODBC driver for Linux. When I query the database, the results only include the first letter of the ...
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DB2 Iseries - dml change logs

Iseries system using I/90 Is there a way to check changes made to database object like tables and views from any systables or system views or any logs on db2 for iSeries machine.
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Would the error log for MySQL for the IBM i be in mysql.general_log?

I have an IBM i running Zend DBI (Zend Supported MySQL 5.1) that I'm trying to find log information for. I do SELECT * FROM mysql.general_log and get 0 rows. my.cnf looks like this: [mysqld] sql-...
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Measure Performance for INSERT, UPDATE and DELETE commands on DB2

I have a DB2 database with a table for daily transactions, which is cleared to a history table at the end of the day, every day. I insert rows to this table via java-JDBC INSERT commands and they ...
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indexing strategies

I am confused by indexing strategies advocated by one of the database products. Database is "DB2 for i" (iSeries/AS400). Please see following SQL and index advised by the product for the SQL. There ...
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Auditing DDL with MySQL

We have a MySQL database on an IBM i (as/400) that has many people with admin access. We would like to audit who is making changes, and when they are made. On SQL Server we would use DDL Triggers, but ...
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How do I perform XPath query on a XML column on DB2 for i?

I have an XML column in a table. I would like to retrieve only the first child element from the XML document in each row (i.e. the result of an XPath expression /root/someVal[1]) and return in my ...
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Not all columns show up on select * on DB2 for IBM i

My client has a table on their IBMi with a foreign key to another table. It's not showing up with a SELECT * FROM lib.table. However, if I specifically mention it in the column list. It does show up. ...
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How to resolve foreign key references across different databases (iSeries and SQL Server)

I've got a system that has a DB2 iSeries database. We are rewriting a portion of the system and implementing it using SQL Server and Entity Framework. Originally, I was lead to believe that there ...
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SELECT * FROM INFORMATION SCHEMA on V5R3M0

I have access to a client's V7R1 AS/400 and I can run queries like SELECT NAME FROM INFORMATION_SCEMA.TABLES and SELECT COLUMN_NAME, DATA_TYPE, TYPE_NAME, COLUMN_SIZE, ...
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How to correctly use PFILE keyword in DDS Logical File? (AS400)

I'm having trouble wording this question right (also not sure if I'm in the right stack section) My issue is that I have a logical file ORDFILE located in the ORDRENTLB library, that is suppose have ...
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Macro to search list JDE ERP

I have a list of Part numbers in a txt file. I need to get the matching Inventory number for each from our JDE database. Is it possible to build a macro in I-Series to search a JDE database for ...
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DB2 Change Journal Receiver Size

We are running DB2 on our iSeries, and there is a journal + journal receiver created. The current size of the journal receiver is 200MB (found using the DSPJRNRCVA command). Is there a way to change ...
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DB2 connection rejected with JDBC and ODBC

Good day to all, Currently I have 4 as400 servers, with db2 installed, is the production server and development server with its two replicas. The development java team uses IBM Toolbox for Java and ...
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Auditing AS 400 DB2 library user access

As part of the testing to check for authorized users having access to applications and libraries on AS 400 systems, I need help to figure out a list of users having access to applications hosted on ...
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Error updating zoned field from SQL Server stored procedure linked server to iSeries

I'm trying to update a table on an iSeries (AS400) within a SQL Server stored procedure using linked server, but it is failing when trying to update a column defined as zoned. In my stored ...
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SORT_SEQUENCE is wrong in as400 library indexes. Can this cause performance issues?

I have 4 AS400s running JDEdwards. Lately a performance issue occured as described here: AS400 Performace issue Although i am not an expert in AS400 , i tried to find out the cause. I think it came ...
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SQL statement slower on as400 console than from remote odbc [closed]

I am having a strange problem on one of my i systems running 7.1 I am using jdedwards 8.0 as erp but the issue is not related as i just found out. After some research it came down to this. I run the ...
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How can I enable distributed transactions for a linked server?

I have a SQL Server 2012 instance with a linked server pointing to a db2 database on an IBM Iseries system using the System i Access ODBC Driver. I'm trying to enable distributed transactions. I ...
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Issue with refactoring columns and how ODBC query receives data

We just installed iSeries 7 box and migrated a database from i5. The migration was to accommodate a new version of vendor's application. They made some changes to the columns by increasing them from ...
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Testing if temp table exists in iSeries SQL stored procedure

What would be the syntax for testing if there is already a global temporary table in DB2 for IBM i 7.1? I tried this after DECLARE GLOBAL TEMPORARY TABLE: SELECT * FROM QSYS2.SYSTABLES WHERE ...
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UPDATE … FROM … syntax for iSeries for a MS SQL Server developer

When I wanted to update a table to the values from another table in SQL Server I would use following syntax: UPDATE t1 SET t1.a = t2.a FROM t1 INNER JOIN t2 ON t2.b = t1.b What would be iSeries 7 ...
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Linked Server Between SQL Server and iSeries is rounding decimals

We just set up a new SQL Server 2008 database, and I got the link set up between our server and an iSeries As400 server that we get some of our data from. The problem I'm having is that it is ...
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Why cannot I call a table function in iSeries DB2 that I just created?

Using iSeries Navigator 'Run an sql script' window I created a new table function. When I go to the Functions branch under the schema where it was created, I see the function among the other few. But ...
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Not getting a result set in SSRS 2008r2 from an iSeries DB2 SQL stored procedure

After reading 'Defining an SQL procedure' section of DB2 UDB for iSeries SQL Programming Concepts V5R2 and 'Returning result sets from stored procedures' section of i5/OS Information Center, Version 5 ...
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How efficiently does iSeries DB2 use index with WHERE <>?

MS SQL dev here, this is my first attempt to optimize a DB2 query on iSeries. I was asked to help improve a huge query which consists entirely of dozens of joined subselects. Some of those subselects ...
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How to loop through AS400 table with cursor

I have a AS400 table that contains multiple rows per person. Each row contains data concerning a transaction by the person including points assigned to each transaction. I read through all rows for ...
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DB2 error - SQL Statement too long or complex

Getting this error in a DB2 production system: ERROR [HY000] [IBM][System i Access ODBC Driver][DB2 for i5/OS]SQL0101 - SQL statement too long or complex. The statement has a large number of OR ...
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Migrate DB2 UDB (Iseries) to SQL Server [closed]

I'm looking for a tools that allows migration of DB2/UDB databases to SQL Server. It's quite easy migrate schema and data using linked server or import export with SISS. But what about stored ...
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SQL Server OPENQUERY vs Regular Query against AS400

I log into a SQL Server database which has an AS400 server as a linked server. I've discovered that running queries against this AS400 server is MUCH faster if I run the select in an OPENQUERY... ...
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Is there a SQL Server equivalent to “OVERRIDING USER VALUE”

While googling I found about the OVERRIDING USER VALUE parameter for an INSERT for IBM's iSeries. Is there an equivalent command for Microsoft SQL Server versions 2005 or newer to allow you to ...
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Duplicate Customer Records for SQL Query from ODBC with Joins and Group Bys [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: SQL Query with ODBC, Joins and Group Bys I am getting duplicate customer records with the query below. The main purpose of the query is to pull a list of customers into an ...
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SQL Query with ODBC, Joins and Group Bys

I am having issues with the statement below. The main purpose of the query is to pull a list of customers into an Access db from ODBC (our customers are stored in DB2 on IBM i). The query is ...
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Syntax changes between DB2 for i (DB2/400) v5r4 and v6r1

Does anyone know where can I find list of syntax changes between DB2 for i v5r4 and v6r1? We are currently migrating a backing database for an application from DB2 for i v5r4 to v6r1 and found out ...
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How do I resolve this data source connection issue with Cognos?

We have (fairly recently) installed IBM's Cognos 10 as our business intelligence reporting tool. Most of the databases that we report over are DB2 9.7 LUW Enterprise Edition. We installed the DB2 ...
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What is object Server?

As I was reading article I came across IBM's site about object Server. What actually is Object Server and what are it's uses? Can this be explained for a beginner?
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On DB2, who updated a record and what did the record look like before the update?

(SQL Server 2008 R2 Standard, database under full recovery) I have a table with fields id, firstname, lastname. A statement is executed: insert into dbo.sometable (id, firstname, lastname) values (1,...