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Introducing your COBOL programs to DB2 version 8 (F14)

Topic: DB2 for z/OS

Subtopic: 2008

DATE: 2008-10-16 (09:00 - 10:00)
SPEAKERS: Dave Churn (DST Systems, Inc.)

It is supposed to be easy to change your existing programs from single row to multiple row fetch. There are some difficulties involved in this process especially when it is a COBOL program. This presentation will take you through the issues that have been encountered and how DST solved them. Coding examples and some suggested standards will be included.

EXP. LEVEL: Beginner,Intermediate


Changing the SQL (the easy part)

Changing the COBOL (the hard part)

Using GET DIAGNOSTICS to get useful information

Consider the Unit of Work

Mixing in other SQL features

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