Let's spend some time in this post with the pureXML storage concept, discussing how DB2 stores XML documents in the database. You may think this is too theoretical; that it is something happening in the background that you don’t need to know. But give it a try!
Applications around Mobile devices are becoming increasingly important in large enterprises with requirement of storing JSON in database. This presentation will illustrate the JSON storage model and SQL APIs to manipulate JSON data. Tips and pitfalls will be shared to ensure a successful JSON soluti
A short story about SQLCODE -420 and implicit data conversions
Do you know those minor changes in your code that cannot break anything, but, well, actually they do? I had such experience recently. I did a very minor update to a WHERE clause of a SELECT statement in an embedded SQL, but t
This article is a summary of the series of IBM DB2 marketing events during the 1980’s that created the business opportunity, which lead to the creation of the International DB2 Users Group (IDUG). The opinions expressed in this article are solely those of the author based on his IBM involvement with
If you ask someone in the initial weeks of training for their first marathon whether they are likely to repeat the experience when it’s over, you’re unlikely to get a positive response. The same would probably hold true for an expectant mother in the worst throes of morning sickness. However, ask th